FAQs

Are you licensed to operate UAVs commercially?

Yes. Aerial Cornwall is fully licenced by the CAA for commercial operation. This means we have completed all the necessary training, examinations and paperwork to operate UAVs for commercial purposes. All of our pilots have a remote pilot qualification and have the relevant training to fly safely and legally.

 

Are you insured to do this work?

Yes, we are fully insured up to £5 million public liability and we always operate within the guidelines stated in our Operations Manual.

 

What is your flying range?

We can fly up to 500 metres (1640 feet) horizontally and up to 400 feet (120 metres) vertically.

 

How long can you fly for?

It varies with the weather and the distance needed to fly but generally up to 25 minutes per flight. Spare batteries are always available so multiple flights can be carried out at any location.

 

What is the quality of the camera like?

We have several drones that we use but we can capture stills up to 20.0 megapixels and video up to 4K.

 

Can you fly above water?

Yes. 99% of Aerial Cornwall’s work is produced around the coast or out to sea. This is what we specialise in… capturing the beauty of Cornwall.

 

What is the wind limit for flying?

We cannot fly in wind speeds greater than 15mph.

 

Can you fly in the rain?

No. Good weather makes good footage!

 

Can you fly indoors?

Yes. But only if there is sufficient space and it is safe to do so.

 

How much does it cost?

There are a lot of factors that determine the price for aerial work and each job is unique. Please get in touch with your job enquiry and we’ll be happy to provide a free quote.

 

Do you sell your photos?

Yes, most of the photos that you see in the galleries are available to buy either as a photo print (unframed) or as a canvas. For both, the finish is very high quality and can be delivered to you within 48 hours of placing an order. Please get in touch at info@aerialcornwall.com for any enquiries and to discuss options. For more information please visit the prints page here.