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Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Systems Association

Welcome to UAVS

UAS Industry Events

The following events may be of interest to both members, the wider UAS/RPAS community and those considering a future in this industry:

9 - 10 September 2014 : London : Twickenham Stadium. UAS 2014  http://www.uas-event.com/page.cfm/Link=1/t=m/goSection=1 

2 December 2014 : Brussels : UVS International "RPAS CivOps 2014"

For more information on events, please visit the Events page.

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....

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. 

Information

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.

Latest Industry News

For the latest news in the UAS industry, UAVS recommends http://www.uasvision.com/.

UAS Vision is an independent global forum for the Unmanned Aircraft Systems community.  Its aim is to provide a daily news service covering all topics related to Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) & Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS).

A Good Read

As much as this website has some information on the history and evolution of UAS, there are more authoritive tomes on the subject. UAVS recommends two recent publications.  For more information on these books, click here.

Quick Links

Join UAVS : Member Directory : Member Contact Details : Membership Services :Events : Representation : Affiliations : Linked In : What is a UAS? : Civil UAS Applications : Library : A Good Read : UAS Regulation : CAP722 : Aerial Work : Light UAS Approval : ASTRAEA Programme

 
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