News & Insights

Catch up on the latest news from CUAVA, including highlights from our UAV pilot training courses, industry insights and more.

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CAA and NATS launch ‘Drone Safe’ website

The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) and National Air Traffic Services (NATS) have launched a new website, The site is designed to help ensure drone users have easy access to information on how to fly their drones safely and legally. In the … Read More

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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

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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

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Cambridge UAV Academy at the UK Drone Show 2016

Cambridge UAV Academy is excited to be exhibiting at the largest drone event in the UK. The UK Drone Show will be taking place on the 3rd and 4th December 2016 at the National Exhibition Centre, Birmingham. If you are … Read More

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CUAVA becomes Drone Safe Register’s recommended training school

Drone Safe Register unites those requiring the use of a drone for commercial work with DSR members who are fully qualified and insured UAV operators within the UK – allowing the customer to run a postcode search to find pilots within … Read More

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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

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