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Stay up to date with our latest news on our blog. You can pop by to keep up to speed on all things Skypower, including…
❖ Sneak peeks at our latest and most exciting drone camera projects
❖ Up-to-date showreels and portfolios
❖ Cutting-edge new filming and photography techniques
❖ Company news and announcements, including shiny new equipment and updated services

We constantly have exciting developments in the pipeline, from state-of-the-art new drone cameras to thrilling new collaborations – so make sure you come back regularly!

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Radio 1s Big Weekend of Live Music 2021
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BBC Radio One Big Weekend 2021

With the music industry being hit so hard throughout the pandemic, our crew were filled with excitement to provide drone filming of live performances for

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Sky One, Bloods Drone Filming

If you haven’t already started watching the new Sky One original series Bloods, then we highly recommend you download the episodes to your planner now.

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Spectacular FPV Drone Fly Through…

FPV drone fly through video shows a great night out at London bowling alley! After the massive viral success of an American bowling alley fly

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Saturday Night Takeaway Drone

Have you been tuning into this years multi-award winning Ant & Dec’s Saturday Night Takeaway? Covid wasn’t going to get in the way of ITV

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Sky One Intelligence Drone Filming

Have you been watching Sky One’s new comedy Intelligence with David Schwimmer and Nick Mohammed? We provided drone filming for the series shooting both internal and

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Energy Observer Drone Filming

Energy Observer Drone Filming. The Energy Observer zero emission ship landed in London on the 4th of October. Fuelled by solar, wind and hydrogen, London

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BBC Sacred Wonders Drone Filming

Tune into BBC One to watch the new 3 part series of Sacred Wonders which we recently provided drone filming for. Find out what people

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EE and Stormzy Launch 5G

EE and Stormzy Launch 5G On the 29th May EE lit up the River Thames to launch the UK’s first 5G network. The first event

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ITV Cheat Drone Filming

ITV Cheat drone filming – ITV has a new psychological thriller – Cheat. It is airing on ITV at 9pm on 11th March 2019. The four-part

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Sick Of It Production Drone Hire

Sky One, Sick Of It production drone hire. Brand new series where Karl Pilkington co-creates and stars in this comedy drama about a crotchety cabbie and

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Wish Shopping Drone Stunts

Take a sneaky peak at a social ad we worked on for Wish Shopping, where we provided some awesome drone stunts. Wish | Having time

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HIIT On The Pitch Live Drone Stream

HIIT On The Pitch Live Drone Stream Chelsea Football Club and Joe Wicks, the Body Coach, teamed up at Stamford Bridge yesterday for the first

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Project84 London Southbank ITV Drone

Project84 London Southbank ITV Drone CALM’s new campaign #Project84 tells the stories of 84 real men lost to suicide, representing the 84 men who take their own

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What Our OSC Means

Our Drone OSC Permission Explained: Under the normal CAA drone regulations there are a number of rules to which a drone operator needs to abide

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3D Virtual Tours

Have you ever wanted to show clients a venue without having to leave the office? Did you know we offer 3D virtual tours. Our reality capture

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Drone Filming for Great Big Story

We recently provided drone filming for Great Big Story: This Poker-Playing AI Could Change the World. Earlier this year, Libratus, an artificial intelligence, made headlines by

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360 VR Drone Video

Do you want fully immersive 360 VR drone video content that is fully stabilised and can provide footage from ground to 400ft? Well, let me

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Production Showreel 2017

Introducing our sparkly new production showreel for 2017…. This includes clips of some of our recent work from our aerial filming drones, cablecam and stabilised

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Music Video for Gina Kushka

Gina Kushka: Cure (music video) Watch debut single ‘Cure’ from singer-songwriter Gina Kushka which we provided our drone light for below. Our LED drone light supplies

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Eubank Jr v Abraham Filming

Eubank Jr v Abraham filming on top of ITV studios. The opponents went toe-to-toe on the canvas in a specially-constructed ring atop of the 24-storey, 85-metre

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Theresa vs Boris Drone Filming

We recently provided some aerial drone filming for a new BBC 2 drama documentary- Theresa vs Boris : How May Became PM. The program tells

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Drone Filming for Loaded TV Series

Loaded – Check out the brand new Channel 4 comedy TV series which we provided drone filming for. Loaded is a comedy-drama about friendship, ambition, gluttony,

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Drone Filming for DeWalt

We recently worked on a promotional video where we provided drone filming for DeWalt. The location was set in the Isle of Skye and we

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Drone Filming for Burger King

What a Whopper! Here you can watch an advert we worked on for Burger King where we provided drone filming including lorry tracking/ jousting shots

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CraneCam Gets The Shot

Need some elevated high resolution photography or 4K videography of a site or project and you have a crane on location? well… why not use

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Land Rover #Hibernot Campaign

Check out a recent shoot we worked on for the Land Rover #Hibernot campaign. A drive-through restaurant manned by one of Britain’s leading chefs is

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Magician Troy: The Highwire E4

Well there was certainly lots of great TV on over the festive period, but did you catch Troy: The Highwire on E4? Aired on Thursday

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Black Friday Airship Deal

We are celebrating Black Friday this year with a special airship deal for our customers. Drum roll…… 20% off airship bookings placed before 23rd of

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Kier Flying Bear!

Kier Flying Bear! “Where’s the Bear Campaign” – Kier’s mascot Bear will be transported around the UK sites using ‘non-conventional’ modes of transport from July. The Kier

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Hyundai Drone Stunt

Read all about a recent Hyundai drone stunt we worked on set in a secret filming location. Watch the video below which shows a number of

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Russell wins Align MR25 2016 Cup

Russell wins Align MR25 2016 Cup on 18th September. We all have a passion for flying and getting the shot, however our pilot Russell just loves

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Drone Filming at King’s Cross

Check out some of our recent drone filming at King’s Cross of a shopping development for Argent below. Aerial drone shots were captured at the

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Ride The Night CableCam

Ride The Night: Downhill Into Darkness was a promotional video shot for Vice Sport to celebrate the Samsung Galaxy S7. We provided elevated videography using

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DJI Inspire 1 RAW & DJI Matrice 600

It is like Christmas has come early this week as we continue to expand our fleet of drones. In addition to our existing fleet, aimed at the fully loaded expanding

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High Res. Aerial Photography

Providing High Resolution aerial drone photography is so important when working with major brands and iconic landmarks. Did you know that we also have cameras

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BBC3 Thirteen

BBC Drama Thirteen Have you been watching the brand new BBC drama Thirteen? Well, if you have missed the start, I strongly recommend you checking

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Indoor Drone Filming

Imagine the elevated video footage you can capture with indoor drone filming. Our smaller drones are ideal for indoor flight, they capture 4K footage and are

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TV Drone Showreel 2016

TV Drone Showreel 2016 Check out our new TV drone showreel for 2016 which shows some of our most recent TV work in case you’ve missed

Silent Witness
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BBC One Silent Witness

BBC One Silent Witness Series 19 comes to an end next week, make sure you tune into the final story on the 1st and 2nd

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BBC Music Awards 2015

Did you watch the BBC Music Awards 2015? well, if you did, chances are you would have seen the opening sequence which we filmed the

Sky
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Sky Drama Winter Teaser Trailer

It’s great to see the Sky drama winter teaser trailer is out. It’s great to see some of our shots being used and it was

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BBC Building Cars Live

BBC Building cars live broadcasts on Tuesday 20th of October at 19:30 on BBC 2. Buckle up for an incredible journey into the fascinating secret

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Drones on Location

Drones on Location Fancy seeing some shots of our drones on location? Take a peek below to see some of the locations we have recently

Construction showreel
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Construction and Engineering Showreel

Check out our brand new construction and engineering showreel, hot off the press. It truly showcases the shots we can offer with our UAV’s, MastCams

NationalTrust
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The National Trust Coast Campaign Video

The National Trust Coast Campaign Video: Thank you for caring for the coast #lovethecoast This summer you told The National Trust why you #lovethecoast. From

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Fiat 500 Launch with Ella Eyre

Fiat 500 Launch with Ella Eyre was filmed in London this week and featured a 15 metre wide record that was used as a stage. The

Prostrate Cancer Man
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Prostate Cancer UK’s, Lads Night In

We recently worked with PokerStars to provide aerial footage for an awareness video for their recent sponsorship of Prostate Cancer UK’s, Lads Night In fundraising event. Prostate

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Award Winning Team

Award Winning Team | Skypower No matter how big or small the project, your guaranteed to get the personal service. You can rest assured our

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Magnificent Thames Barrier

We often shoot at some stunning locations in the UK and abroad, however shooting at the magnificent Thames Barrier was truly awesome.  The Thames Barrier is 1

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Video Production

We capture some truly stunning footage, why let our team of in-house video editors turn this into a masterpiece. With your goals set, we work

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Islands and Drones

If you were stranded on an Island, what would you bring? Well…. we’d bring a drone! Filming on Islands with restricted access and temperamental climates

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Adobe Airship

The Adobe Airship has been busily buzzing over thousands of heads at the Adobe summit at the ExCel in London. It really complimented the branding

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Behind the Scenes – Ladbrokes

Isn’t it great to have a sneak peak of a recent production. Well, here you can see behind the scenes – Ladbrokes “Capture the moment” TV

CraneCam
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Introducing CraneCam

CraneCam – Elevated Photography or Video using construction cranes. Do you need high quality photography or video of a site where you’re using construction cranes?

AIS Training
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AIS Training TV Advert with CableCam

We recently worked with AIS Training to produce some stunning footage for their TV advert using our CableCam. The shots required were ideal for the

Inspire
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Inspire 1 Review

Take a closer look at one of our fleet with our Inspire 1 review: Looking like its just flown straight from a sci-fi movie with

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Drone filming in the River Thames

Have you considered filming NOT from land? We actually don’t have to take off from terrafirma and there are many exciting ways to get incredible

Give a pet a home
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Give a Pet a Home Aerial Filming

We recently carried out some aerial filming for the new ITV series ‘Give a Pet a Home’ with Amanda Holden and RSPCA. Amanda Holden meets

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Cliff Top Filming

Truly break taking footage can be captured from cliff top locations. Imagine soaring around the cliff tops like a bird, propelling over the edge to

Surveying with Drones
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Surveying with Drones

Surveying with Drones With helicopter and pilot time often running in excess of £1000 per hour you don’t want to be wasting any time surveying

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Elevated shots in central London

Have you ever come up against a barrage of reasons why elevated shots in central London, cities and towns is not achievable? Sometimes, permissions are

BuggyCam
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Introducing BuggyCam

So here it is, the moment we’ve been waiting for. I’m excited to introduce to you our very latest piece of filming equipment which I’m

Mazda MX5
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Mazda MX-5 The Thrill of Driving

BARC’s Harewood Hillclimb is the longest speed hillclimb course in the mainland UK, hosting 12 events each year including 2 rounds of the prestigious MSA

Samsung Airship
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Samsung Galaxy Flies with Airship

Samsung Electronics showcased its vision for smarter living at the Samsung EU Forum 2015 in Monaco. Samsung continues to make its mark in the camera

Sprite
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Sprite B-Ball Fusion Advert

They say the real beauty of basketball is teamwork… that’s why Sprite teamed up with the London Lions and some of the best community talent

EE Behind the Scenes
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EE Behind the Scenes

Fancy taking a peek at some awesome behind the scenes drone filming footage of our recent filming in action of EE’s Christmas viral video? Not

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Aerial Filming In Jamaica

Recently we were sent to Jamaica to film a hotel resort for our clients online video. On arrival we were greeted with torrential thunder storms

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Aerial Filming In London

London from above looks amazing both in video and stills. Until recently most aerial filming and photography had to be taken from either a very

Hotel VW California
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Hotel VW California Promo Video

“What’s Hotel VW California?”, you say? Well, Volkswagen Camper Vans have created a brand new pop-up hotel experience – Hotel VW California; six VW California SE camper vans going on

BBC Life In The Clouds
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BBC Life in the Clouds series

Recent aerial filming in the Breacons for BBC4 Life in the Clouds series. The season of programmes takes a journey into the clouds and uncovers the

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.uk Domain Launch

At nearly 10,000 sq ft in size and visible from 35,000 ft, the world’s largest welcome sign has been rolled out to celebrate the launch

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Property Sale Uses Aerial Filming

We were recently commissioned by the owners of a Grade II listed building and Savills to promote Lasborough Park set in 55 acres of land in

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Capital FM Summertime Ball

The annual Capital FM Summertime Ball is once again back at Wembley Stadium this year. To make the promo video a little different and dynamic

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UK Horror Film Wandering Rose

Back in the summer of last year we went on a road trip to Aviemore in the Highlands of Scotland to shoot some aerial scenes

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Drone Used for 4G Trials

A few weeks ago we were in London flying over the River Thames for a 4G mobile trial. UK Broadband were pitching to the MET

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