Using drones to complete site surveys or audits is becoming increasingly commonplace in the construction and infrastructure sectors.
No. Some areas of the UK, such as airports or military installations are off limits. Others such as Central London require special permission which has to be requested in advance of filming. It is always necessary to obtain permission from the landowner before overflying private property.
Yes. It is necessary to employ a licensed operator for commercial work in the UK and abroad. All of our Survey Drone operators are registered pilots with CAA ‘permission for aerial work’.
Our multi-rotor aircraft can fly for up to 20 minutes in good conditions (warm temperatures and light winds).
The range of the aircraft is technically limited only by the flight time. Operators must fly within visual line of sight (VLOS) of the aircraft, generally considered to be 500m from the pilot. In addition to this they must not fly over 400ft above the take-off position.