Measured surveyors CWL

The use of drones for measured surveying

How architectural design & measured surveying providers, CLOCKWORKLIME Ltd, benefit from using drones as part of the business. Until recently, if a surveyor needed to carry out an aerial survey, they would be required to hire an aircraft with photogrammetry … Read More

Drone photography by Alex Wilkinson

How training with CUAVA has benefitted photographer Alex Wilkinson

In the past, capturing aerial footage required the use of a helicopter or crane – both hugely expensive and disruptive methods that rely on a large client budget. Drone technology now offers a more economically viable, efficient and safer alternative. … Read More

A drone for commercial UAV filming

Commercial UAV filming: what restrictions are in place, and why?

An interview with Alan Perrin, Cambridge UAV Academy Instructor and Assessor – as seen in the Summer 2016 edition of Pro Moviemaker Magazine.   What kinds of restrictions might I face in terms of where I can film if I … Read More

CUAVA stand at the Commercial UAV Show 2016

Cambridge UAV Academy at the Commercial UAV Show

If you are interested in turning your drone hobby into fully paid work, if you want to take your business to the next level, or if you don’t own a drone yet but want to learn more about the industry, … Read More

A man participating in UAV training

Air Navigation Order 2016: CAA changes PFAW to PfCO

The Air Navigation Order (ANO) 2016 came into force on the 25th August 2016 by the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) to replace the ANO 2009. There are no significant alterations to the regulations, but changes include replacements of terms, renumbering … Read More

Alan Perrin, CUAVA Instructor, with a drone

Five common questions about flying a drone commercially