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Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Systems Association


 Latest Library Additions

RUSTA has announced it is to offer the most cost effective route to achieve CAA Permission For Aerial Work (PFAW) in the UK

RUSTA Train Surrey and Sussex Police Press Release 

Hawarden RMZ Post Consultation Report

Fly-On-Track report for November GASCo 

NATMAC 78 Minutes

London Airspace Management Programme(LAMP) PHASE 1A Airspace Change Proposal Decision 

Airspace Change Process Consultation Report and evidence

Cornwall Airspace Change proposal 

Biggin Hill Airspace Change proposal

 Upcoming Events

RAS Conference-RPAS C2 Communications 1st March

British APCO 2016 Annual Conference and Exhibition 22nd-23rd March

Texas UAS Summit & Expo. March 29-31st

Europadrone16 6th-7th April 

GEO Business 2016 24th-25th May

18th Annual Critical Communications World 1st-2nd June



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Representing all UAS/RPAS Interests

The Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Systems Association (UAVS) is a non-for-profit organisation funded solely by membership subscriptions. It is independent and dedicated to promoting its members and their and the unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) industry's interests and is the world's longest established trade association devoted exclusively to the UAS community. It represents the UAS manufacturing and system integration industry to UK government and UK regulators and works towards the safe, integrated and effective utilisation of these systems in civil and commercial roles. The influence the UK has on worldwide regulation and operation of UAS means that UAVS' role is both important and essential. More....

ICAO RPAS Symposium Presentations

The presentations from the March 2015 ICAO RPAS Symposium are now available and can be downloaded from

Why Join?

UAVS provides:

  • The means for active collaboration between UAVS members to form a stronger and more cohesive UAS industry
  • A professional framework for manufacturers and operators to work within
  • Access to information on best practice, accredited suppliers and services, certified aircraft, pilot comptence and the latest regulatory requirements
  • The positive interaction between civil, commercial and military manufacturers and operators and the transfer of skills between communities
  • A recognised voice for the UAS industry in the UK at the political level to government and to the UK airspace regulators: 
    • Formulating the future use of shared airspace both in the UK and worldwide
    • Addressing the public perception of UAS
    • Promoting of the ecological, environmental, societal and humanitarian benefits of these systems.
Join Now

Joining UAVS is easy.  Just follow the registration process on this website.

Membership categories are:

  • Large Companies
  • Medium Companies
  • Small Companies
  • Related Organisations
  • Academic Institutions
  • Sole Traders or Partnerships
  • Individuals
  • Students

Subscription rates reflect the size of the member organisation.  UAVS welcomes members from around the world. 


UAVS' website and Library carries a host of freely available and restricted circulation information. To access restricted circulation information you do need to be signed in as a member.

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