Drone Pilot Hire Rates

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Standard Drone Flight Package

Hire rate includes normal pre-flight planning paperwork. Up to an hour on site.

Drone Imagery and Video Capture

From £150

Up to 30 images and 10 minutes of video clips from various angles and heights, internet file transfer. Suitable for marketing, social media and printing.

Our drone pilot hire rates also includes:

✔Flight planning experience ✔Risk assessment and flight hazard checks ✔Pre-flight assessments ✔CAA Certification ✔CAA Approved Operations Manual ✔Experience ✔Commitment ✔Attention to Detail ✔Insurance ✔Liabilities ✔Work ethic ✔Reasonable travel ✔Standard edits ✔Product delivery


Half Day Flight Packages

Hire rate includes normal pre-flight planning paperwork. Up to 4 hours on site. Additional hours are discounted.

Drone Imagery and Video Clips

£550

Unlimited images and video clips from various angles and heights, internet file transfer. Suitable for marketing, social media and printing.

Drone Wedding Photography & Event Shoots

£550

Unlimited images and video clips from various angles and heights, internet file transfer. Suitable for marketing, social media and printing.


Drone Inspection Photography

Sky Eye Imagery Drone Roof Inspection Service.

Hire rate includes normal pre-flight planning paperwork. Product delivered within pre-arranged timeframe. Imagery will highlight and label areas that might be of interest.

Residential Roof Inspection Imagery (~100m2)

£190

Unlimited images of your rooves/chimneys with annotations and comments. Images delivered via internet transfer link. Imagery is in the perfect format for distribution to your insurer, contractors and specialists.

Small Commercial Roof Inspection Imagery (~500m2)

£290

Unlimited images of your rooves/chimneys with annotations and comments. Images delivered via internet transfer link. Imagery is in the perfect format for distribution to your insurer, contractors and specialists.

Medium Commercial Roof Inspection Imagery (~2000m2)

£390

Unlimited images of your rooves/chimneys with annotations and comments. Images delivered via internet transfer link. Imagery is in the perfect format for distribution to your insurer, contractors and specialists.

Large Commercial Roof Inspection Imagery (~4000m2)

£490

Unlimited images of your rooves/chimneys with annotations and comments. Images delivered via internet transfer link. Imagery is in the perfect format for distribution to your insurer, contractors and specialists.

Extra Large Commercial Roof Inspection Imagery (Above 4000m2)

£490 + £50 per 500m2

Unlimited images of your rooves/chimneys with annotations and comments. Images delivered via internet transfer link. Imagery is in the perfect format for distribution to your insurer, contractors and specialists.

Drone Survey With Report

Hire rate includes normal pre-flight planning paperwork. Product delivered within pre-arranged timeframe. The final PDF report will highlight and label areas that might be of interest. The analysis that goes into these products is comprehensive and detailed.

Roof Survey – Residential (~100m2)

£250

Completed Roof Inspection Report. Imagery and report is in the perfect format for distribution to your insurer, contractors and specialists.

Guttering Survey – Residential (~100m2)

£250

Completed Roof Inspection Report. Imagery and report is in the perfect format for distribution to your insurer, contractors and specialists.

Roof Survey – Small Commercial (~500m2)

£390

Completed Roof Inspection Report. Imagery and report is in the perfect format for distribution to your insurer, contractors and specialists.

Roof Survey – Medium Commercial (~2000m2)

£490

Completed Roof Inspection Report. Imagery and report is in the perfect format for distribution to your insurer, contractors and specialists.

Roof Survey – Large Commercial (~4000m2)

£590

Completed Roof Inspection Report. Imagery and report is in the perfect format for distribution to your insurer, contractors and specialists.

Roof Survey – Extra Large Commercial (Above 4000m2)

£590 + £50 per 500m2

Completed Roof Inspection Report. Imagery and report is in the perfect format for distribution to your insurer, contractors and specialists.

Specialist Drone Mapping & Survey Services

Below rates are per task depending on size of area covered. Hire rate includes normal pre-flight planning paperwork.

Output includes point positioning and error threshold report, photogrammetry processing and relevant geospatial datasets that have been pre-agreed.

Ground Sampling Distance (GSD) (the size of one pixel) can be between 1-5cm depending on drone flight height.

Data processing after a flight has completed can take approx. 24 hours per 1000 images captured. This will vary depending on the final product requirements. (View Terms of Service Para: 21 for our Statement and Disclosure).

Topographic Land Survey in 2D / 3D

Indicative drone survey price list from 5 hectares to 100 hectares.
Indicative price structure. Price is determined between the size of the area covered and number of images captured.
Topographic Land Survey Example
Topographic Land Survey Example
Digital Surface Model
3D Modelling

Precision Point Positioning (RTK Module to NTRIP Server)

£50

An RTK Module can be used for greater geospatial accuracy of the image data points. Point One high precision GNSS delivers geospatial accuracy from 20cm to 2cm. Ground Control Points (GCPs) can be used as well to further refine this if provided by the client. These can also be provided by our trusted partner, who will quote for this service.

Additional Services

360 Panoramic Image

£30

A fully immersive 360 degree panoramic image that can be scrolled as if you were standing in the centre of that location.

Timelapse Video

From £40

A 5 second timelapse video of a point of interest that you have specified. Aerial photography is taken at 2, 3, 4 or 5 second intervals over a set period of time.

Aerial Video Editing

£50 per hour worked

Editing of aerial video clips to compile a captivating 15, 30, 60 + second feature video you can share on your marketing channels.

Detailed Area Analysis

£50 per hour worked

Compilation of an Area Image Booklet that will highlight and detail areas of interest that you have been requested.

All packages include reasonable flight planning. Mileage rate is 60p per mile. Media can be delivered in processed and DNG/RAW formats. Submission of an FRZ Non-Standard Flight request to fly in a restricted area; such as near an airfield or prison will incur an additional charge of approx. £30. This is a legal requirement and will ensure that the flight is conducted according to CAA regulations.

All packages include £1m liability insurance as standard this can be increased to £10m if requested.

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Skyline drone image of the shard, and city of London.
Skyline drone image of the Shard, and City of London from 15km away.