Experienced Drone Operators

Let us capture stunning footage and images from the air with our state of the art drones and experienced operators. All of our work is fully insured up to £10 million covering a wide range of aerial services.

We also offer split payments over three months to help spread the cost, find out more here.

Cardiff Aerial

Features

Super High Quality Video and Stills

We can record up to 6K RAW and 24MP pixels.

Thorough Planning

Every job is planned meticulously, from landowners permission to airspace restrictions and ground hazards - we have it covered.

Peace of Mind

All of our aerial work is covered by £10m Public Liability Insurance.

Day and Night Operations

We are able to fly day or night with any of our drones.

Close to the Action

Our wide range of carefully selected drones means that we can safely fly over and as close as 30m horizontally to the public.

Live Feeds

Our state of the art drones can provide HD live feeds from up in the air to play on screens or into live streams.

Other Aerial Services

  • Inspections & Surveys
  • Search and Rescue Support
  • Thermal Imaging
  • Audio Announcements by drone
  • Mapping
Margam Park Aerial

Our Drones

Inspire 2

Inspire 2

Our flagship drone. Capable of flying up to 58mph and recording up to 6K RAW and 24MP stills, this is our go to drone for most jobs.

Mavic 2 Pro

Mavic 2 Pro

This is a great drone for jobs that need a quick setup, with a single crew ground filming session or indoor filming. Capable of 4K filming and 20MP stills, this is an awesome drone for its size.

Mini 2

Mini 2

Our smallest drone weighing just under 250g. The weight of this drone allows us to fly over uninvolved persons safely but still capturing 4K footage and 12MP stills.

The Process

Pre Production

Pre-production

Every aerial job starts here. It’s where we scope out what you need and then comes the planning to work out the best and safest way to deliver those shots. From detailed risk assessments to liaising with landowners, we do it all. 24 hours before flying, we will carry out some extra checks including the weather to make sure that it’s still looking safe to fly.

Aerial Production

Production

This is when we turn up on site. Setting up can take anything from a few minutes to 15 minutes depending on the drone and the complexity of the shoot and location. We carry out a final site assessment and once we’re happy that we can continue safely, the drone can take off and work it’s magic.

Post-production

Post-production

Once the drone has safely landed, all of the footage and/or images will be backed up ready for post-production.

FAQs

What do you need to plan before flying?
We have a 100% safety record and we’d like to keep it that way. Each flight has a detailed risk assessment based on either a remote survey or on-location visit. We then take into consideration other nearby air users, ground risks, land ownership, airspace restrictions amongst many other things. Once we’re happy that the flight can be carried out safely, we’ll then go ahead to confirm everything with you.
How long do you need to plan flights?
Simple low-risk flights can be planned within a day but more complex shoots that require landowners permission or have airspace restrictions will take longer as we need to wait for clearance. We would recommend a minimum of two weeks notice for most flights. We can fly at shorter notice, however, this would be subject to our availability at the time and the amount of planning work needed.
Can you fly in the rain or when it’s windy?
Drones hate rain and so do we as they can’t fly in wet weather. Our drones can fly safely in winds up to 10m/s, any more than that and it will compromise the safety of the flight along with stability of the shots. We will be keeping an eye on the weather forecast before your shoot and will offer to reschedule the date if the weather doesn’t look suitable. The weather can be unpredictable and can change very quickly, if the Remote Pilot believes that a change in weather during the filming day compromises safety, we will have to postpone. Postponements due to weather are free of charge, you won’t need to pay for the additional date provided there is no change to the brief.
How high can you go and how far away?
Our drones can actually go up to around 18,000ft and quite a few miles away. However, there are laws that we must all abide by. The maximum height that we can fly at is 400ft and no more than 500m away from the pilot.
Are you insured?
We have £10m Public Liability insurance for all of our drone work.
How long can your drones fly for?
Flight time for most of our drones is between 20-30 minutes but this can be affected by the weather, altitude and type of flying. Don’t worry, we carry lots of batteries to keep the drone going, although we will need to land and take-off for each battery change.
What’s a Gimbal Operator?
Our Inspire 2 has the option to be controlled by two people. This is to fly it at it’s best as there’ll be a Remote Pilot controlling the flight and a Gimbal Operator controlling the camera. This is particularly useful for flights in more challenging environments or if there are particular key shots that would benefit from having a second pair of eyes.
Can you fly indoors?
Flying inside isn’t a problem and a number of laws don’t apply when we’re indoors. Our pilots can skilfully manoeuvre around the inside of buildings along with sophisticated sensors on the drones to keep the shots steady.

We’re trusted by