New EU rules for UAS

On 11th June 2019, An update to European drone rules was published by EASA, the European Aviation Safety Agency, to ensure the future safety and security of drone operations across Europe. These new rules will help to protect the safety and … Read More

CUAVA at Wings and Wheels 2019

From the Chief Instructors seat…   2019 sees the first year that CUAVA will be exhibiting at the Wings and Wheels show at North Weald aerodrome in Essex.   Actually, this is the first year that Wings and Wheels have … Read More

Don’t unpack until you’ve read this!

To the uninitiated, it would seem nothing could be simpler than unpacking your new drone in the garden, street or local park, and simply flying it around taking pictures or video. Yet, the truth is a different picture, and is … Read More

New drone regulations March 2019

The CAA has published the latest amendments to the Air Navigation Order 2016 in CAP1763. Commercial drone operators must ensure that their operation and all procedural documents are updated to comply with the latest revisions. CAP 1763 details the changes … Read More

New Name for CUAVA

Regular visitors to our site will have noticed a small change to our company name. CUAVA started many years ago as part of Cambridge UAV and became the Cambridge UAV Academy. Our familiar logo was seen regularly at exhibitions and … Read More

Drone Users post Gatwick 2018

Drone Users post Gatwick 2018 Christmas 2018 will be remembered by approximately 140,000 people as the festive season ruined by a drone. Sightings of a drone over Gatwick Airport prompted its’ closure for 3 days Speculation on who the perpetrators … Read More