Drone Pilot Hire Rates

Short Tasking Drone Flight Package

Product usually delivered within 12 hours. Drone pilot hire rate includes risk assessment, air space inspection and detailed flight plan creation before flight takes place. After the flight the requested media will be delivered. The majority of short tasks can be completed in 30 minutes.

Drone Imagery and Video Clips

£130

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

Drone Property Imagery & Video Clips

£130 – Multiple properties are discounted

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

Hourly Tasking Drone Flight Package

Product delivered within agreed time frames. Drone pilot hire rate includes risk assessment, air space inspection and detailed flight plan creation before flight takes place. After the flight the requested media will be delivered. The majority of hourly tasks can be completed in 60 minutes. Additional hours are discounted.

Drone Imagery and Video Clips

£195

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


Half Day Flight Packages

Below rates are per 4 hours on site. Product delivered within approx. 24 hours. Drone pilot hire rate includes risk assessment, air space inspection and detailed flight plan creation before flight takes place. After the flight the requested media will be delivered. Additional hours will be discounted at £80p/h.

Drone Imagery and Video Clips

£650

Unlimited images and video clips from various angles and heights, internet file transfer. Suitable for social media and printing. Standard Image and video editing included. This includes hyper lapse, 360 degree panoramic imagery and dynamic drone video clips.

Drone Wedding Photography & Event Shoots

£650

Unlimited images and video clips from various angles and heights. Suitable for social media and printing. Full site survey and consultation on requirements. 


Drone Roof Inspection Photography

Sky Eye Imagery Drone Roof Inspection Service.

Product delivered within pre-arranged timeframe, usually 24 hours. Drone pilot hire rate includes risk assessment, air space inspection and detailed flight plan creation before flight takes place. After the flight the requested media will be delivered.

Residential Roof Inspection Imagery (~100m2)

£195

Unlimited images of your rooves/chimneys. Images delivered via internet transfer link. Imagery is in the perfect format for distribution to your insurer, contractors and specialists. No analysis or annotations are detailed on the imagery.

Small Commercial Roof Inspection Imagery (~500m2)

£215

Unlimited images of your rooves/chimneys. Images delivered via internet transfer link. Imagery is in the perfect format for distribution to your insurer, contractors and specialists. No analysis or annotations are detailed on the imagery.

Medium Commercial Roof Inspection Imagery (~2000m2)

£350

Unlimited images of your rooves/chimneys. Images delivered via internet transfer link. Imagery is in the perfect format for distribution to your insurer, contractors and specialists. No analysis or annotations are detailed on the imagery.

Large Commercial Roof Inspection Imagery (~4000m2)

£500

Unlimited images of your rooves/chimneys. Images delivered via internet transfer link. Imagery is in the perfect format for distribution to your insurer, contractors and specialists. No analysis or annotations are detailed on the imagery.

Extra Large Commercial Roof Inspection Imagery (Above 4000m2)

£500 + £30 per 1000m2

Unlimited images of your rooves/chimneys. Images delivered via internet transfer link. Imagery is in the perfect format for distribution to your insurer, contractors and specialists. No analysis or annotations are detailed on the imagery.

Roof Survey With Image Reference Pack

Product delivered within pre-arranged timeframe, usually 48 hours. Drone pilot hire rate includes risk assessment, air space inspection and detailed flight plan creation before flight takes place. The final product includes an Image Reference Pack that will highlight and label areas of that of interest. The analysis that goes into these products is comprehensive and detailed.

Roof Survey – Residential (~100m2)

£320

Completed Roof Inspection Image Reference Pack with links to high resolution images for detailed analysis. Imagery and report is in the perfect format for distribution to your insurer, contractors and specialists.

Guttering Survey – Residential (~100m2)

£320

Completed Guttering Inspection Image Reference Pack with links to high resolution images for detailed analysis. Imagery and report is in the perfect format for distribution to your insurer, contractors and specialists.

Roof Survey – Small Commercial (~500m2)

£420

Completed Roof Inspection Image Reference Pack with links to high resolution images for detailed analysis. Imagery and report is in the perfect format for distribution to your insurer, contractors and specialists.

Roof Survey – Medium Commercial (~2000m2)

£520

Completed Roof Inspection Image Reference Pack with links to high resolution images for detailed analysis. Imagery and report is in the perfect format for distribution to your insurer, contractors and specialists.

Roof Survey – Large Commercial (~4000m2)

£700

Completed Roof Inspection Image Reference Pack with links to high resolution images for detailed analysis. Imagery and report is in the perfect format for distribution to your insurer, contractors and specialists.

Extra Large Commercial Roof Inspection Imagery (Above 4000m2)

£700 + £50 per 5000m2

Unlimited images of your rooves/chimneys. Images delivered via internet transfer link. Imagery is in the perfect format for distribution to your insurer, contractors and specialists. No analysis or annotations are detailed on the imagery.

Specialist Drone Mapping & Survey Services

Below rates are per task depending on size of area that is covered. Product delivered after image processing is completed. Drone pilot hire rate includes risk assessment, air space inspection and detailed flight plan document that will be included in the final quote. This will give you reassurance that the flight has been properly planned to capture the required data in the safest and optimal way possible.

Output includes point positioning and error threshold report, Orthorectification of imagery, photogrammetry processing and relevant geospatial datasets that have been pre-agreed. If these services are not required a discount of up to 20% will be applied.

Ground Sampling Distance (GSD) (the size of one pixel) can be between 1-5cm depending on drone flight height; taking into account privacy concerns, flight restrictions & hazard mitigation.

Data processing after a flight has completed can take approx. 24 hours per 500 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 price structure. Price is determined between the size of the area covered and number of images captured.
Up to 20% discount if no photogrammetry processing required.
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

£50

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 and 20 mile round trip road travel from home base with 70p a mile above that. 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-£40. If the restricted facility demands an admin charge to assess and/or clear a flight, this will be added to the quote. Proof of this charge will be added to the final invoice for your peace of mind. All packages include £1m liability insurance as standard.

Contact us

Phone: +447745 966840
Email: info@skyeyeimagery.com