Fly Smart, Fly Safe

Welcome to the ARPAS-UK News page, where we bring you the latest information from the industry, both inside and outside of ARPAS-UK.

RNLI CALL TO REGISTER INTEREST – Search and Rescue in the 3rd Dimension Technology Demonstrator Challenge

RNLI CALL TO REGISTER INTEREST – Search and Rescue in the 3rd Dimension Technology Demonstrator Challenge RNLI CALL TO REGISTER INTEREST – Search and Rescue in the 3rd Dimension Technology Demonstrator Challenge: This demonstrator challenge is an exciting opportunity to inform the UK SAR community’s future requirements and for you to use your systems in ...

ARPAS-UK Members invited to join European environmental project ICAReS

ARPAS-UK Members invited to join European environmental project ICAReS ARPAS members invited to join ICAReS and become part of an EU network of remote service providers. The project is is primarily focused on the use of remote sensing techniques in environmental applications, agriculture, water and infrastructure. Full details can be found on the ARPAS-UK Members ...

The Year of Autonomy – Energy Harvesting, 26th October 2017

The Year of Autonomy – Energy Harvesting, 26th October 2017 The 2017 Year of Autonomy has aimed to  bring together innovators and users of autonomous and robotic systems from across marine, land and air to address key challenges and share learning, with the aim of developing cross sector collaboration. The 5th event in this series, on ...

ARPAS-UK present to British Helicopter Association

ARPAS-UK present to British Helicopter Association ARPAS-UK Membership Director Bryan Stanislas was recently invited to attend the Emergency Services Committee (ESC) of the British Helicopter Association (BHA) (Onshore Division), to introduce ARPAS-UK to its attendees and promote the organisation to the committee members present, as well as answer questions and concerns raised regarding the shared ...

ARPAS-UK host NQE Standards Group Meeting

ARPAS-UK NQE Standards Group Meeting The NQE standards group met last week to agree an approach to developing a more robust uniform training product for students undertaking PfCO training. ARPAS-UK Standards Director, Matt Lee,  has gained agreement from UK NQEs in proceeding to draft voluntary standards guidelines on pilot competences. Read more HERE  

ARPAS-UK – Counter Terror Awards

ARPAS-UK – Counter Terror Awards ARPAS-UK has partnered with Counter Terror Awards to recognise & celebrate the ingenuity that UAV technology has brought to S&R and other front line operations. The Counter Terror Awards will be staged to recognise the efforts of organisations in both the public and private sectors and their contributions to counter ...

Innovate UK to invest up to £7.9 million

Innovate UK to invest up to £7.9 million Innovate UK, on behalf of the Department for Transport, will invest up to £7.9 million to support projects demonstrating innovation and growth in national and international rail markets. This is a joint initiative with the rail industry, under the direction of its Technical Leadership Group. Members involved ...

CAA Publish EASA NPA Response

CAA Publish EASA NPA Response The CAA response to the EASA NPA 2017-05 (A) has now been published.  This is an extremely clear, unambiguous and comprehensive piece of work and ARPAS-UK is pleased that our own core concerns have all been addressed in the CAA document. We await EASA’s response to the comments received. Full CAA ...

ARPAS-UK Announce exclusive Pix4D offer.

ARPAS-UK Announce exclusive Pix4D offer. ARPAS-UK are delighted to announce a members’ exclusive offer with Pix4D! With Pix4D software, mapping & modelling from drone images has never been so accessible. ARPAS-UK members can now benefit from a 10% discount on the following Pix4D licenses: – Pix4Dmapper Pro – Yearly rental license – Pix4Dmapper Pro – ...

General Aviation community asked to help leisure drone users to share the sky safely

General Aviation community asked to help leisure drone users to share the sky safely. GA community asked to help leisure drone users to share the sky safely: CAA campaign launched on 31st August to help GA airfields, flying clubs and flying schools run events for their local leisure drone users. The CAA is running a ...

© ARPAS-UK 2017 - Company No. 08509797 - All Rights Reserved