We were invited to the launch day for the new Civic Drone Centre at The University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) to discuss future applications of drone technology as a force for good. Lots of good. Representatives from the CAA, ARPAS-UK, the BBC and members of the wider UAS Operators community were amongst the attendees and it was a very interesting and informative event: Link
We are over the moon to have been nominated for an excellence award from The Guild of Television Cameramen:
Reason for nomination:
The excellent drone camerawork on this programme about the WW1 poppy tribute at the Tower of London gave members of the public a truly different perspective of the installation which many would have been unable to see from standard vantage points. These high-level images would have been unable to be gathered via helicopter or the like due to flying constraints around London and the Historic Tower of London. Also, due to the sensitive nature of the memorial, a drone was the best device in this instance. The fact that the footage was made available to all news organisations shows forethought on the part of Historic Palaces, and in nominating this we acknowledge their efforts to bring the Installation to a wider audience.
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