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Hovershotz Aerial Drone Photography

Hovershotz Aerial Drone Photography Video & Inspections are a vibrant, friendly CAA approved drone operator based in Cumbria. We use the latest professional drones providing broadcast quality video and breathtaking images. We are probably the most experienced drone operator in Cumbria with over 4 years experience and we offer very competitive pricing.
In addition we offer professional aerial drone photography and video across Cumbria & Lancashire. We also provide drone services to many industries, including – advertising agencies, architects, commercials, construction companies, estate agents, events, film companies, film makers, forestry management, golf courses, hotels, insurance companies, mapping, news agencies, production companies, property developers, sports, surveyors, TV, websites, weddings. Hovershotz hold full CAA PFCO permission to operate a drone day & night.

We specialise in working with film crews in the Lake District providing drone filming. We have CAA permission to operate day or night. Our equipment is adapted to work in the Lake District – able to operate across the Lake District terrain and inclement weather. Our chief pilot is an experience Lake District fell walker and able to hike with the drone & equipment to film the optimum Lake District shots.

We know the Lake District intimately and our equipment is suited to filming in the challenging environment. We are quite happy to carry the drones and associated equipment in tailored backpacks and hike across the Lake District terrain with the film crew to capture the perfect shots. Being based in the Lake District, gives us the advantage of being able to liaise easily with both The National Trust and The National Park Authority to gain the necessary permissions to film with drones on their land. We can help with location scouting & permissions in the Lake District & Cumbria.

Hovershotz operate across the North of England (Cumbria, Lancashire, Yorkshire, County Durham) and South West Scotland. Our pilots are fully BNUC-S qualified and are also trained camera operators. We hold CAA permission for commercial operation (PFCO) for visual line of sight (VLOS), extended visual line of sight (EVLOS) and night flying.

Hovershotz the number one aerial drone photography, filming and video operator in the English Lake District Cumbria. We are particularly at home working with film crews, TV companies, news channels, and advertising agencies. We hold night flying permission from the CAA (the only drone operator in Cumbria & the Lake District with this), so we are the natural choice for any filmmaker, news channel or journalist wishing to hire the services of a professional drone operator needing to film or cover a news event at night in Cumbria & the Lake District.

Unlike many drone operators, Hovershotz are experienced and comfortable in operating and filming over water. We also specialise in aerial photography and aerial surveys, across Cumbria, the Lake District and beyond. We are happy to hike across the Lake District terrain with our drones in specially tailored back packs.

Hovershotz are the only drone operator in Cumbria authorised to work for and with the National Trust. This makes us the first choice for any company wishing to film on National Trust land or film National Trust properties in the Lake District.

Hovershotz are the only aerial drone operator in Cumbria & the Lake district with CAA permission for EVLOS & night flying and filming.

We also carry the necessary insurance cover for our activities.

Our specialities:

•Aerial drone photography in Cumbria & the Lake District

•Aerial drone video & filming in Cumbria & the Lake District

•Aerial drone inspections and surveys in Cumbria & the Lake District

•Infrared thermal surveys in Cumbria & the Lake District

•Pix4D 3d aerial drone mapping & photogrammetry in Cumbria and the Lake District

Hovershotz the professional aerial drone video experts in the lake district – full CAA PFCO licence and fully insured. Rest assured, your project is safe in our hands

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