Real pilots
Real teaching

The Aerial Academy is a drone training school for all drone pilots, whether complete novices or those with previous flying experience.

As a CAA-approved full NQE, we specialise in drone flight training as well as offering full aviation theory training and examination whilst helping you to develop commercial operations procedures.

With a wealth of experience in flying drones, our team firmly believe education is the best way to maximise the potential of drone technology.

 

 

 
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BUILD

Our experience means we know what works when it comes to drones, so make sure you talk to us before you buy!

Our pilots have operated a wide variety of commercially available drones for both creative and survey applications.

As a result we can advise you on what is currently available, supply ready-to-fly drones from most manufacturers and carry out custom builds.

TRAIN

The Aerial Academy is a CAA-approved full NQE. We offer a range of drone training and assessment services including:

  • Basic flight training
  • Pilot competency courses
  • Operational flight assessments

Our full certification course allows you to apply for a Permission for Commercial Operations (PfCO) from the Civil Aviation Authority.

FLY

The Aerial Academy was founded by three very experienced drone pilots who have carried out a large number of aerial projects worldwide.

Clients include: BBC, Channel 5, Rolls Royce, BMW,  English Heritage, Broads Authority, Kier, Red Bull and Bear Grylls.

As a result we are able to offer high quality aerial photography and video solutions for businesses and production companies through our partners.