Aerial Photography and Video by Drone - FAQs
Your drone operator needs to have insurance that is compliant with EC-785-2004. Always ask to see proof of cover (If the Drone operator crashes, injures someone on your premises or damages property and are not insured, you need to consider who will be liable if you have employed them.....
Anyone can own a drone but only an operator with a CAA issued PFCO (permission to fly commercial operations) can work commercially
If you (or your drone operator) does not have a CAA issued PFCO then the drone can NOT be flown within 150m of a congested area. It also can not be flown within 50m of people / property or objects that are not under your control
Flying Near Building and Structures:
A Drone pilot with a CAA PFCO will be able to arrange flying in congested areas and areas that have people and objects within 50m of the flight area
Health and Safety:
Your Drone pilot should conduct both a remote and on-site risk assessment. This should be available for you to see.
Choosing a good drone pilot:
Always ask to see their:
PFCO from the CAA
EC-785-2004 compliant insurance policy
We will be delighted to discuss your aerial drone photography and aerial drone video needs. Depending on the work, our fees start at £199+VAT
We are fully insured, have a PFCO issued by the CAA and are happy for you to review our operations manual and risk assessments.
Contact us for a quote without obligation - 07796 940193