Ely Aviation Ltd

Ely Aviation Ltd

Ely Aviation is a nationwide commercial drone operator based in Cambridgeshire and working in the fields of aerial-survey, 3D mapping, aerial inspection, aerial photography and aerial videography.

Telephone: 01353 771 459
Address: Saint Thomas Place, Ely
Postcode: CB7 4EX
Country: United Kingdom
Website: http://www.elyaviation.co.uk
Membership type:Professional Individual and Corporate < 5 (£50+VAT pa)

We operate as two distinctly different teams. 


  • Team 1 produces stunning aerial photography and cinematography, working with television production companies and large corporates all over the UK.
  • Team 2 works with chartered surveyors and local authorities up and down the UK delivering aerial surveying, inspection and mapping services.


Utilising the latest cutting-edge drone technology we work with our clients to provide a seamless end-to-end service. We operate to the highest standards, with safety, customer service and quality as our focus. Our drone operators are all qualified to CAA (Civil Aviation Authority) standards, fully insured and DBS cleared. Ely Aviation holds PFCO status from the CAA and is certified to operate throughout the UK and Europe.

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Setting new boundaries with drones - aerial surveying takes off in Cambridge

Ely Aviation was recently asked by one of its clients to perform a detailed aerial survey of a piece of land for the purposes of defining new boundaries.

21 August 2018Read in full

A candidate completes his PfCO Trainging

First students pass through the Ely Aviation Drone Academy

Ely Aviation recently announced that the first candidates on the 3iC Remote Pilot Authorisation course have recently graduated, allowing them to apply to the Civil Aviation Authority to become fully fledged Commercial Drone Pilots.

14 August 2018Read in full

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Ely Aviation brings market leading aerial surveying course to Cambridge

Ely Aviation has teamed up with Arc Aerial Imaging to bring their market leading 'Introduction to Drone Aerial Imaging for Mapping, Surveying and Photogrammetry' course to Cambridge in late September.

8 August 2018Read in full

Phantom 3

Ely Aviation launches dedicated surveying division

Cambridgeshire based aerial imaging specialist Ely Aviation has recently announced the launch of a brand new separate division of the company that will focus on aerial surveying, inspection and geospatial analysis.

31 July 2018Read in full

Man in glasses with a drone

Changing lanes: training as a commercial drone pilot from scratch!

In their latest blog Ely Aviation founder Ian Titchener tells the story of how the company went from an idea to a thriving business that can boast celebrities, musical artists, local authorities and major blue-chip companies amongst its clients.

23 July 2018Read in full

Whittlebury Park

Ely Aviation​ delivers stunning footage at British Grand Prix weekend

Ely Aviation was recently chosen by award-winning venue Whittlebury Park to deliver 4k footage of its British Grand Prix weekend.

16 July 2018Read in full

Wolverhampton Power

Ely Aviation powers up in Wolverhampton

Ely Aviation, a Cambridgeshire based aerial imaging specialist, was recently commissioned by a client to provide aerial photography, videography and surveying for a brand new power station.

10 July 2018Read in full

St Faiths School Shoot

Ely Aviation delivers stunning images for St Faiths School

Ely Aviation, a leading provider of aerial photography and videography services, was recently commissioned by Cambridge’s leading prep-school St Faith’s to carry out an aerial photography shoot for its new school prospectus.

1 July 2018Read in full

Football Player

Ely Aviation scores another celebrity filming project

Ely Aviation, a leading provider of aerial cinematography and photography services, was recently selected by the Press Association to deliver aerial videography for a project involving celebrity Rebekah Vardy, who was being trained to become Betfair’s VAR expert for the World Cup.

25 June 2018Read in full

Montage from shoot

Ely Aviation films with award-winning UK hip-hop artist

Ely Aviation, one of Cambridgeshire’s leading commercial drone operators, was recently selected to deliver stunning 360VR footage for award winning UK Hip-Hop artist Harry Shotta.

18 June 2018Read in full

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