aerial photography

FAQ about aerial photography

For the same reasons the Equipment Page was established, the FAQ page was created. Clients always have number of questions about how Aerial Media Scotland operates its UAV photography drone equipment for aerial photography.

The list below should help towards most of the questions, but please don’t hesitate to use the contact page or call Derek to find out more.


  • How long can the photography drone fly for.

The Remote Piloted Aerial Vehicle has an endurance fully loaded of 18 minutes per battery. Plenty of time for aerial photographs or video to be taken.

  • Is Aerial Media Scotland insured?

Yes, as a professional aerial photography and video company we £2M Public Liability Insurance as well as cover for damage and loss to the remote aerial equipment

  • What qualifications do the pilots hold?

The pilots have undergone training and have achieved Remote Pilot Qualifications – small and the gained Permission for Aerial Work from the CAA. The RPQS qualifications allows our pilots to fly a drone up to maximum weight of 20Kg within the UK

  • What weight is the drone

The normal operating weight of the drone with the camera, gimbal and battery is 9.5KG though the particular drone used by Aerial Media Scotland can take off up to 11Kg

  • How do you know the camera is point the right way

During an aerial photo flight, the pilot has a monitor on the ground and a downlink from the drone to view the live image form the two onboard cameras. This way he and the client can view exactly what is being captured to ensure the best results form every flight.

Hire Aerial Media Scotland Today

Call 0808 9000 572 today to hire Aerial Media Scotland or use the contact page.



Twitter feed

Company Registration SC516964 VAT registration number 253 1714 26