DRONE INFO

I offer two main ways to book shown below. The Flight prep is compulsory for each option.

If you're also booking me for ground based filming please call or email me to discuss discounted drone rates. 

FLIGHT PREPARATION

Creating a full flight plan and Risk Assessment

£25* +VAT

HALF DAY

Up to 4 hours on site

£275 + VAT

FULL DAY

Up to 8 hours on site

£450 + VAT

ALWAYS INCLUDED

VIDEO RECORDED UP TO 4K QUALITY

PHOTOS SHOT RAW & JPG

DOWNLINK PROVIDED FOR CLIENT TO VIEW PICTURE

PUBLIC LIABILITY INSURANCE 

HALF DAY

4 HOURS ON SITE

80 MINUTES IN THE AIR

FULL DAY

8 HOURS ON SITE

160 MINUTES IN THE AIR

FLY AROUND

1.5 HOURS ON SITE

20 MINUTES IN THE AIR

ADDITIONAL CHARGES

MILEAGE COST: 45p + VAT per mile from postcode SN6.

SPOTTER: Price on application. 

VIDEO EDITING: I can colour grade the footage or provide a complete edit to music. £40 per hour + VAT. 

RECCE: If you require an on-site recce I charge £275 + VAT. 

NIGHT FLIGHT: I legally have to conduct a daylight recce which prior to being able to fly at night. 

* If air traffic control clearance is required then the Flight Prep rises to £75 + VAT. 

TERMS OF HIRE

 

Copyright and Usage of Material
Unless pre-agreed I retain copyright of all content recorded. You have full use of the material as agreed but are prohibited to sell the footage or allow a third party to use it without first obtaining written consent from me. Unless pre-agreed I reserve the right to use any or all of the footage recorded for my own internal or external promotion this includes uploading to stock footage libraries & websites. 

If you have any questions about this please kindly speak to me in advance of any booking. Thank you. 


Payment Terms
If I haven't worked with you before then payment is due at the time of booking please. 
I am more than happy to pencil potential filming dates but actual confirmed bookings always have to take priority. 


Weather
I cannot film in constant wind above 20mph, rain, snow or fog. If the weather looks like it's not going to be ideal for you I will make every effort to 

reschedule to another day. It's your responsibility to make a call on this and if you cancel the flight any later than 24 hours prior to the agreed time you will be charged the full amount plus any re-shoot costs. 


Travel and Expenses
Mileage is charged at 45p per mile + vat from SN6. If required accommodation will be charged at cost.

You will be notified of this at the time of booking. 

FAQ's

 

ARE YOU LICENSED & QUALIFIED TO OPERATE COMMERCIALLY?
Yes. I have “permissions for aerial work” granted by the C.A.A and hold the PfCO qualification granted by the Civil Aviation Authority. 

 

ARE YOU INSURED?
Yes. As long as I adhere to operating guidelines and rules laid out by the C.A.A. I am fully insured and I also have public liability cover.

 

CAN YOU FLY IN ANY WEATHER?
Unfortunately, I cannot fly in the rain, fog or snow! Strong winds can also be a problem however, I use a camera gimbal which delivers very smooth shots. Please see my terms and conditions for weather issues. 

 

CAN YOU FLY INDOORS?
I can though I require a very large room to fly in!

 

HOW MANY PEOPLE OPERATE THE EQUIPMENT?
It depends on what needs shooting and how complex the shots are. In manys cases it's just me but sometimes I need a spotter or assistant. 

 

HOW LONG CAN YOU FLY FOR?
I can fly for up to around 25 minutes on a single battery, after which I need to land the drone to change the power supply.

I have enough batteries to stay airborne all day. 

 

WHAT IS THE HEIGHT, RANGE & SPEED OF THE DRONE?
I am only permitted to fly up to 400ft, however I can apply for extended heights on a job-by-job basis if flying higher is required.

I can fly out to 500m giving me a 1km radius. The fastest the drone travels is 45mph. I need to maintain line of sight with the drone at all times. 

 

WHAT DRONE DO YOU FLY?
I fly a Mavic Pro 2 shooting 4K video. 

NEED TO LIVE BROADCAST THE DRONES VIEW? 

I offer both affordable web live broadcasting solutions allowing one too many people to watch the live flight via fully portable bonded internet access (Subject to sufficient 4G coverage). Share your flight or venue with the world, LIVE!

See an example of the live quality achievable here.

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