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Meet the Team at Skylark – Aerial Photography Article

Meet the Team at Skylark Meet the Team at Skylark. Jamie, John and Simon. As the business grows with Skylark so the need to use expert resources to provide more capability when required. Simon, owner, drone operator and editing. Skylark Aerial Photography – Lake District Drone Service is owned and operated by Simon Handley. A skilled operator with 12 years experience flying drones and over 400 hours logged flying drones. About   Jamie, ground based filming, stills and editing A…

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Above The Clouds Over Windermere – Aerial Photography Article

Above The Clouds Over Windermere. A recent shoot for Windermere Lake Cruises (WLC) for their Yellow Route, enabled us to capture some some stunning video and aerial stills. The footage shown here moving north up Windermere as the early morning cloud burnt away. At Lakeside on the Southern end of Windermere, WLC operate the Yellow Route to Bowness Piers using the traditional boats, Swan, Tern and the Teal. The September weather was on form, blue skies all day and still…

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BAE Systems Generation Tempest – Skylark Aerial Photography – Aerial Photography Article

A few weeks ago we were invited to film over a 2 day period at BAE Systems Academy for Skills & Knowledge (ASK), for a feature about BAE Systems Generation Tempest. Drone filming took place both on the apron, in the hanger and workshop at BAE. In all over 6 hours of flying inside were completed around some very expensive aircraft. Drone used was the DJI Mavic Pro 2, and even with all the sensors on an observer was still…

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Operational Statistics First Half – Skylark Aerial Photography – Aerial Photography Article

Operational Statistics First Half for Skylark Aerial Photography. A busy first 6 months for 2019 The half year numbers for commercial operations for 2019 have just been released by our admin staff. Commercial Operations (each time a flight is logged). 181 flights ranging from 4 minutes to 42 minutes. The latter being the fixed wing drone which has an endurance of 50 minutes. The 181 operational flights represent an average of 30 per month or a flight a day. First…

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Use of Commercial Drones For Surveying – Aerial Photography Article

Use of Commercial Drones For Surveying. With Thanks to DJI for Use of video. Collecting land data using traditional surveying methods has been to date one of the most time-consuming elements for many projects.  The advancement of drone technology is changing the nature of a land and construction site surveyor’s role, effectively allowing them to accomplish more in less time. Today the use of commercial drones or UAVs (unmanned aerial vehicles) for land surveying has become common practice in some…

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