As the growth of the “drone” industry continues, there is no doubt that more and more people will begin offering aerial services of some sort. For anyone looking for a company to provide aerial photography/videography there are number of things to be aware of when looking for someone to hire.
The “drone” industry is, like many other technology centric industries, fully of acronyms. We thought it might be useful to put together a list of some of the most common acronyms just in case you’re getting a little confused. This list is not exhaustive by any means but covers most of the main offenders.
At the end of March, the CAA released a revised version of CAP 722 (Sixth Edition March 2015) in which they clarified the rules around the use of sub 7kg SUSA in congested areas. The ‘Congested Areas Operating Safety Case (CAOSC)’ was re-named UAS Operating Safety Case (UAS OSC).
The commercial use of Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS) is a relatively new concept, one that has come about thanks to rapid advances in technology. If you want to operate RPAS commercially in the UK you need three things…