Compare the features of our Operating Safety Case with those of a Standard Permission.

Operating Safety Case

  • Congested Area - Day

    10 meter take off/landing and operation

  • Congested Area - Night

    15 meter take off /landing and operation

  • Distance from open air assemblies of 1000 persons or more

    75 meters

  • Extended Altitude

    Altitude extended to 750 feet

Standard Permission

  • Take Off Cordon - Day

    30 meters take off/landing, 50 metres operation

  • Take Off Cordon - Night

    30 meter take off/landing, 50 metres operation

  • Distance from open air assemblies of 1000 persons or more

    150 metres

  • Maximum Altitude

    400 feet

Compare options below to find the safest, most cost-effective solution

Quadcopter

  • Sub-7kg

    Can fly within 50m of a congested area

  • Battery Redundancy

    Only room for one battery

  • Motor Redundancy

    No motor redundancy

  • Fly in Rain

    Only available on certain models

  • TV Broadcast quality

    Only available on certain models

  • 360 degree gimbal

    Only available on certain models

  • Carries DSLR

    Not possible with a small SUAV

  • Distortion free lens

    Only available on certain models

  • Optical Zoom lens

    Feature currently unavailable

  • Manual Focus in flight

    Only available on certain models

  • High Quality Photos

    Only available on certain models

  • Mode change in flight

    Most models allow this feature

  • Camera setting adjustment in flight

    Only available on certain models

  • Video output for client monitor

    Only available on certain models

  • Controller has built in screen

    Many use a mobile phone as their screen

  • Low Cost

    Many quadcopter operators work alone and equipment hire rates will be low

Yuneec H920 Hexacopter

  • Sub-7kg

    Can fly within 20m of a congested area

  • Battery Redundancy

    Can fly with up to 3 batteries

  • Motor Redundancy

    Can lose two motors

  • Fly in Rain

    Standard feature

  • TV Broadcast quality

    Standard feature

  • 360 degree gimbal

    Standard feature

  • Carries DSLR

    Standard feature

  • Distortion free lens

    Standard feature

  • Optical Zoom lens

    3x and 30x optical zoom options

  • Manual Focus in flight

    Manual focus as standard with CGO4

  • High Quality Photos

    Standard feature

  • Mode change in flight

    Standard feature with CGO4 gimbal

  • Camera setting adjustment in flight

    Standard feature with CGO4 gimbal

  • Video output for client monitor

    Standard feature

  • Controller has built in screen

    Standard feature

  • Low Cost

    We fly as a 2 man crew and equipment hire rates will be reasonable

Octacopter

  • Sub-7kg

    Can fly within 150m of a congested area

  • Battery Redundancy

    Can fly with more than one battery

  • Motor Redundancy

    Can lose up to two motors

  • Fly in Rain

    Standard feature

  • TV Broadcast quality

    Standard feature

  • 360 degree gimbal

    Standard feature

  • Carries DSLR

    Standard feature

  • Distortion free lens

    Standard feature

  • Optical Zoom lens

    Only available on certain models

  • Manual Focus in flight

    Only available on certain models

  • High Quality Photos

    Standard feature

  • Mode change in flight

    Only available on certain models

  • Camera setting adjustment in flight

    Only available on certain models

  • Video output for client monitor

    Standard feature

  • Controller has built in screen

    Only available on certain models

  • Low Cost

    Requires a 2 man crew and equipment hire rates will be high