The 360° Drone Company
Uplift Drones provides market leading drone equipment supply and training. We are a UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) approved National Qualified Entity (NQE) which means we are approved to deliver CAA PfCO training and assessment towards the CAA PfCO. We are official suppliers for all the leading global brands of drone equipment.
Uplift Drones was founded in 2016 out of a passion for unmanned aircraft and the solutions they can bring business and industry. Whether it’s doing it safer, quicker or just in a way that was not possible before, drones are changing many sectors from media production to surveying. What was once seen as a novelty solution is now becoming essential to remain competitive in many areas of business.
Uplift Drones offers only the highest-quality drone equipment for sale along with industry-leading training. With many ways to finance your drone equipment and training available, including retail finance to business leasing deals. From a first-time drone user to professional services like wind turbine inspection or cinematography, Uplift Drones can get drones working for you.
The team at Uplift represents the diverse use of drones. Our team consists of current professional drone pilots, equipment experts and aviation experts who have used, sold, built and trained with drones for many years.
Remember, it’s important to ask your potential equipment and training provider – who is selling me this equipment and who is training me? Do they have any experience of using the equipment? Can they provide ongoing and knowledgeable support? At Uplift, we provide our customers with ongoing aftercare in addition to our online Technical Support Hub.
Uplift Drones provide you with continual support throughout equipment purchase, training and beyond. Uplift Drones’ knowledge is on hand through dedicated phone and email support from our friendly team. Drones are a cost-effective route to the skies, and with the correct equipment and training can work efficiently in many scenarios.
The experience at Uplift ensures that you are purchasing from professionals with years of experience. We are always happy to discuss any drone-related queries so please drop us an email or pick up the phone.
At Uplift, you can pay for your drone training and equipment in monthly instalments with our drone finance and leasing options. Whether you’re an individual or business, we offer drone financing solutions for all our customers, so find out how you can apply today:
Our comprehensive training courses aim to qualify you from basic drone awareness to commercial compliance with the Civil Aviation Authority. It doesn’t matter whether you have never flown a drone in your life or you’re a commercial airline pilot – we have a course for you!
From gaining your PfCO to understanding popular drone mapping software, we have the training solutions to take your commercial operations to the next level. Gain access to our exclusive eLearning materials and choose from online, in-person and practical drone training.
Selected courses will lead to the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) Permission for Commercial Operations. The CAA Permission for Commercial Operations (PfCO) is required to legally operate drones or Small Unmanned Aircraft (SUA) for paid work in the UK.
Matt has a Permission for Commercial Operations and is also an airline pilot. Matt keeps a very close eye on regulatory changes in the fast moving drone sector ensuring that the courses and students at Uplift Drone Training are right up to date. Matt has 10 years experience as an airline pilot at Europe’s major …View profile
Darren has 15 years of experience and over 5,000 logged hours operating drones and airspace management. He played a vital role in the air security within the London 2012 Olympic games coordinating and working in partnership with the police and worldwide security services to prevent terrorist attacks within London’s airspace. Darren has worked for many …View profile
Michelle holds a first-class degree in Business Management. Having 8 years’ experience spanning from the UK to the UAE, she brings us a variety of experience and skills from across multiple industries. Michelle is responsible for all aspects of UDT’s administration including training, quality management and office management. She also provides full support for our …View profile
John has enjoyed a long, interesting and varied career in aviation. A recently retired former Airline Standards Training Captain, with over 22,000 hours flying experience on aircraft as varied as microlights to Airbus, Boeing and McDonnell Douglas airliners. John still undertakes simulator training of airline pilots. John is a keen aero modeller, specialising in high …View profile
Col is a trained, professional photographer with over 6 years studio experience. Following his photography career Col moved over to aviation and has been a commercial pilot, flying within Europe with a major airline for over 10 years. He is mainly operating Airbus A319 and A320 aircraft and is currently working with CHIRP, to promote …View profile