FAQs 

 
A: We're fully qualified CAA approved drone experts, fully insured and based in Colchester Essex with many years experience in the industry so you can be assured you are in safe hands for all your drone filming and photography needs.  
 
As well as being experts in drone photography our team also have many years experience in editing, colour correction and all other post production techniques. If you are looking for a reliable, creative team to help you with your next drone project then please do not hesitate in contacting us directly on Colchester: 01206 512093 
 
 
A: Yes Aerocam has the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) Permission for Commercial Operations (PfCO) to operate UAV’s (unmanned aerial vehicles) commercially. The Civil Aviation PfCO is mandatory for any person company flying drones for commercial use in the UK. We are very happy to show you our approvals on request. 
 
 
A: Yes - Aerocam are fully insured against injury and damage for each flight with public liability to fly at altitudes of up to 400 feet (121 meters) 
 
 
A: Yes every Aerocam project starts with a pre flight survey, we look at location, access, health and safety, no fly zone restrictions before we put together our proposal. 
 
 
A: Aerocam will not fly in very high winds. We are able to fly in winds gusting up to 15 mph depending on film location but if it's not deemed to fly safe we will re arrange your shoot.  
 
 
A: We love our drones and they are very capable of flying in light rain but rainwater on our camera lenses can spoil picture quality so we would review before we fly. 
 
 
A: Aerocam monitor the weather forecast 48 hours in advance of any production shoot. If the weathers not good we talk to you prior to the film day. 
 
If we both decide to stay with the shoot day and we have some bad weather, our pilot will wait as long as possible in the hope of a break in the clouds. If we need to re-schedule your shoot date because of bad weather your booking deposit will be transferred to a new shoot date. Aerocam are as flexible as possible to ensure that bookings can be rearranged to suite your needs. 
 
 
A: During your pre flight survey we will check flight restrictions to ensure there are no issues or complications on shoot day.  
 
 
A: This depends on the project type and complexity of the shoot, we will always advise of shoot time when we present our shoot proposal.  
 
 
A: Yes – Aerocam can fly drones indoors. We have flown in warehouses and showrooms, for safety we can install propeller guards for indoor flights if required. Most of the time there are no issues with flying drones indoors but safety is our number one priority. 
 
 
A: Yes we have many years experience in video production and editing, we can add your company logo, music, graphics and voice overs if required, Contact us for more information on this service 
 
 
A: Meet the team... 

Meet the DJI Mavic Pro 4K Aerial Drone 

DJI Phantom 4 4K Camera Drone 

 
A: Yes, if required we can shoot video and photos all in 4K for high quality images. 
 
 
A: No! All our drones are controlled by our qualified pilots. We don't lend or hire. 
 
 
A: Under CAA regulations Aerocam are allowed to fly from ground level up to a max altitude of 400ft. The airspace for manned aircraft is over 500ft, this leaves us a separation zone of over 100 feet. 
 
 
A: We like to keep our drones within sight at all times, but In calm weather and under ideal conditions, the Mavic can fly up to 8 miles (13 km range) at 31 mph. 
 
 
A: Our max flight time on a single battery in normal conditions is up to 30 minutes. On average we fly up to 20 minutes before we landing and change the drone batteries over. 
 
We also always carry spare pre-charged batteries to each shoot. It takes a few minutes to change the drone battery and get back in air.  
 
 
A: Yes, in the right conditions it's safe to fly over water. 
 
 
A: Video time depends on the project, typically our videos (once edited) last between 30 and 120 seconds.  
 

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Call: 01206 512 093 Email: hello@aerocam.expert 
 
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