Calling Freelance Drone Pilots & Gimbal Operators

Please note that this article was posted in January 2016. We are no longer looking for additional gimbal operators or pilots at this time. 

Drone Air is looking to increase its freelance roster. If you are an experienced aerial camera man or drone pilot with license, we want you!

We’ve been fortunate enough to work on some exciting ITV and Channel 5 productions in 2015 and just last month went to Iceland to film for a Hollywood feature film. If you are a hardworking professional and want to work on exciting projects we want to hear from you.

Gimbal Operators

We want experienced remote gimbal operators with an understanding of how to plan and deliver an aerial shoot. Experience in drone filming, helicopter systems or other remotely operated gimbals is a must. Technical ability to setup camera systems and gimbals and diagnose and fix problems with the camera parts of the system is key, as well as a good understanding of recording formats/frame rates and settings.

Applicants should send a showreel and brief e-mail to
If you have a CV please send that too!

Drone Pilots

We are looking to find a freelance drone pilots with an in-date licence from a UK NQE (BNUC-S or RPQ-S for example) with at least 50 hours flight time. Manned aviation pilots are welcome to apply too provided you have a current licence. You will be working under our PFAW and Operations Manual, so you do not need your own PFAW, however if you have one and your own kit we are of course happy to hear from you. Pilots should demonstrate an excellent understanding of mission planning, particuarly in regards to Risk Assessments and client safety.

Applicants should send a CV and brief covering letter to

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