Skypower blog: news, updates and drone camera equipment!

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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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JUNE 18, 2018

Wish Shopping Drone Stunts

Take a sneaky peak at a social ad we worked on for Wish Shopping, where we provided some awesome...

MAY 29, 2018

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...

MARCH 26, 2018

Project84 London Southbank ITV Drone

Project84 London Southbank ITV Drone CALM’s new campaign #Project84 tells the stories of 84...

MARCH 21, 2018

Canal & River Trust Seend Lock...

Canal & River Trust Seend Lock Virtual Tour. When we heard the Canal & River Trust were...

MARCH 9, 2018

EPSRC Drones for heritage communication...

We are excited to be collaborating with EPSRC and are now seeking the best possible...

MARCH 5, 2018

Lucy Worsley’s Fireworks for a...

Lucy Worsley’s Fireworks for a Tudor Queen BBC 4 Lucy Worsley reminds us, that fireworks were...

JANUARY 5, 2018

2017 Best Drone & CableCam Filming...

What a great way to start the new year… 2017 Best Drone & CableCam Filming –...

NOVEMBER 22, 2017

What Our OSC Means

Our Drone OSC Permission Explained: Under the normal CAA drone regulations there are a number of...

NOVEMBER 13, 2017

3D Virtual Tours

Have you ever wanted to show clients a venue without having to leave the office? Did you know...

NOVEMBER 7, 2017

Drone Filming for Great Big Story

We recently provided drone filming for Great Big Story: This Poker-Playing AI Could Change the...

OCTOBER 13, 2017

360 VR Drone Video

Do you want fully immersive 360 VR drone video content that is fully stabilised and can provide...

OCTOBER 11, 2017

Drone LED for Louis Mattrs...

Check out a recent shoot we worked on for Louis Mattrs ‘Killer’ music video. His latest...

SEPTEMBER 26, 2017

Production Showreel 2017

Introducing our sparkly new production showreel for 2017…. This includes clips of some of our...

AUGUST 21, 2017

Music Video for Gina Kushka

Gina Kushka: Cure (music video) Watch debut single ‘Cure’ from singer-songwriter...

JULY 13, 2017

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...

JUNE 16, 2017

Theresa vs Boris Drone Filming

We recently provided some aerial drone filming for a new BBC 2 drama documentary- Theresa vs Boris...

JUNE 13, 2017

Broadcast Film and Video June...

Have you seen the latest Broadcast Film and Video June publication? The publication is being...

MAY 2, 2017

Drone Filming for Loaded TV Series

Loaded – Check out the brand new Channel 4 comedy TV series which we provided drone filming...

APRIL 28, 2017

PR Drone for Boy Better Know at O2

You may have seen seen on social the buzz about the up and coming BBK (Boy Better Know) gig to be...

APRIL 27, 2017

Drone Filming for DeWalt

We recently worked on a promotional video where we provided drone filming for DeWalt. The location...

MARCH 28, 2017

Drone Filming for Burger King

What a Whopper! Here you can watch an advert we worked on for Burger King where we provided drone...

MARCH 13, 2017

CraneCam Gets The Shot

Need some elevated high resolution photography or 4K videography of a site or project and you have...

FEBRUARY 21, 2017

The London Oratory Schola Cantorum Boys...

Sony Music Masterworks proudly announces the debut release from The London Oratory Schola Cantorum...

FEBRUARY 2, 2017

Best Aerial Filming Services Company UK

We are proud to announce that we were recently awarded the TMT ‘Best Aerial Filming Services...

FEBRUARY 1, 2017

Holby City, Game of Drones: Behind the...

Holby City, Game of Drones: Behind the scenes A short clip produced by BBC One showing fans behind...

JANUARY 27, 2017

Land Rover #Hibernot Campaign

Check out a recent shoot we worked on for the Land Rover #Hibernot campaign. A drive-through...

JANUARY 3, 2017

Magician Troy: The Highwire E4

Well there was certainly lots of great TV on over the festive period, but did you catch Troy: The...

NOVEMBER 24, 2016

Black Friday Airship Deal

We are celebrating Black Friday this year with a special airship deal for our customers. Drum...

NOVEMBER 15, 2016

Kier Flying Bear!

Kier Flying Bear! “Where’s the Bear Campaign” – Kier’s mascot Bear will...

NOVEMBER 9, 2016

Hyundai Drone Stunt

Read all about a recent Hyundai drone stunt we worked on set in a secret filming location. Watch...

SEPTEMBER 27, 2016

Russell wins Align MR25 2016 Cup

Russell wins Align MR25 2016 Cup on 18th September. We all have a passion for flying and getting...

SEPTEMBER 14, 2016

CableCam at Blenheim Palace...

See behind the scenes footage of our CableCam at Blenheim Palace International Horse Trials 2016....

SEPTEMBER 7, 2016

Drone Filming at King’s Cross

Check out some of our recent drone filming at King’s Cross of a shopping development for...

AUGUST 31, 2016

Ride The Night CableCam

Ride The Night: Downhill Into Darkness was a promotional video shot for Vice Sport to celebrate the...

AUGUST 10, 2016

Proud to be supporting Julia’s...

It’s so important to give something back to the community where possible. We are so proud to...

JULY 12, 2016

DJI Inspire 1 RAW & DJI Matrice

It is like Christmas has come early this week as we continue to expand our fleet of drones. In...

JULY 8, 2016

Radio Controlled Airships at the Royal...

We love flying our radio controlled airships at the Royal Albert Hall in London and this week was...

JUNE 29, 2016

Drone Filming & Photography up to...

Drone Filming & Photography up to 10m! We have some exciting news… you are probably aware we...

APRIL 18, 2016

High Res. Aerial Photography

Providing High Resolution aerial drone photography is so important when working with major brands...

MARCH 11, 2016

BBC3 Thirteen

BBC Drama Thirteen Have you been watching the brand new BBC drama Thirteen? Well, if you have...

FEBRUARY 26, 2016

Indoor Drone Filming

Imagine the elevated video footage you can capture with indoor drone filming. Our smaller drones...

FEBRUARY 4, 2016

TV Drone Showreel 2016

TV Drone Showreel 2016 Check out our new TV drone showreel for 2016 which shows some of our most...

JANUARY 26, 2016

BBC One Silent Witness

BBC One Silent Witness Series 19 comes to an end next week, make sure you tune into the final story...

JANUARY 22, 2016

Stan Lee’s Lucky Man – The...

Watch this short video where Stan Lee reveals the inspiration for the idea for his first TV drama,...

JANUARY 14, 2016

Sky One’s Lucky Man, it’s...

We can’t wait to watch Stan Lee’s Lucky Man on Sky1. Check out the trailer here. We...

JANUARY 13, 2016

National Geographic’s Top 10...

Did you catch National Geographic’s Top 10 Biggest Beasts Ever? Before man ruled the world,...

DECEMBER 14, 2015

BBC Music Awards 2015

Did you watch the BBC Music Awards 2015? well, if you did, chances are you would have seen the...

DECEMBER 14, 2015

The Football League – Come Home...

We recently provided UAV aerials at Brentford for an advert for The Football League and...

DECEMBER 4, 2015

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...

DECEMBER 4, 2015

Aerial filming in the UK – The...

We recently provided statements as an industry expert to The Knowledge regarding Aerial filming in...

NOVEMBER 24, 2015

Aerial 3D Mapping & 360 Virtual...

Our 3D mapping aerial surveys are a great way to check a site or location for planning purposes or...

OCTOBER 19, 2015

BBC Building Cars Live

BBC Building cars live broadcasts on Tuesday 20th of October at 19:30 on BBC 2. Buckle up for an...

OCTOBER 15, 2015

Drones on Location

Drones on Location Fancy seeing some shots of our drones on location? Take a peek below to see some...

OCTOBER 7, 2015

Construction and Engineering Showreel

Check out our brand new construction and engineering showreel, hot off the press. It truly...

OCTOBER 6, 2015

The National Trust Coast Campaign Video

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

OCTOBER 1, 2015

Circles from the Sky – History

Circles from the Sky – History Channel, broadcast in the USA and to be broadcast in the UK...

OCTOBER 1, 2015

Circles from the Sky – History Channel

Circles from the Sky – History Channel, broadcast in the USA and to be broadcast in the UK...

SEPTEMBER 17, 2015

RTS Thames Valley Centre’s Drone...

We were excited to be a part of RTS Thames Valley Centre’s Drone Festival this summer. It was...

SEPTEMBER 17, 2015

CH5 Can’t Pay? We’ll Take...

Did you watch CH5 Can’t Pay? We’ll Take It Away? … it was a documentary series about...

SEPTEMBER 11, 2015

BBC The Extraordinary Making Of You

New BBC series Countdown To Life: The Extraordinary Making Of You is due to be aired on Monday...

SEPTEMBER 4, 2015

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...

AUGUST 25, 2015

Prostate Cancer UK’s, Lads Night...

We recently worked with PokerStars to provide aerial footage for an awareness video for their...

AUGUST 18, 2015

Award Winning Team

Award Winning Team | Skypower No matter how big or small the project, your guaranteed to get the...

AUGUST 6, 2015

Magnificent Thames Barrier

We often shoot at some stunning locations in the UK and abroad, however shooting at...

JULY 16, 2015

Flying high in the Royal Albert Hall

Our airships were flying high in the Royal Albert Hall recently for the Fund Manager of the Year...

JULY 14, 2015

7 Tips on how to choose a drone

Check out our essential 7 tips on how to choose a drone operator that is right for you and your...

JULY 7, 2015

Video Production

We capture some truly stunning footage, why let our team of in-house video editors turn this into a...

JUNE 25, 2015

Islands and Drones

If you were stranded on an Island, what would you bring? Well…. we’d bring a drone! Filming...

JUNE 18, 2015

Adobe Airship

The Adobe Airship has been busily buzzing over thousands of heads at the Adobe summit at the ExCel...

JUNE 18, 2015

Behind the Scenes – Ladbrokes

Isn’t it great to have a sneak peak of a recent production. Well, here you can see behind the...

MAY 19, 2015

Introducing CraneCam

CraneCam – Elevated Photography or Video using construction cranes. Do you need high quality...

MAY 19, 2015

AIS Training TV Advert with CableCam

We recently worked with AIS Training to produce some stunning footage for their TV advert using our...

MAY 6, 2015

Inspire 1 Review

Take a closer look at one of our fleet with our Inspire 1 review: Looking like its just flown...

APRIL 28, 2015

Drone filming in the River Thames

Have you considered filming NOT from land? We actually don’t have to take off from terrafirma...

APRIL 17, 2015

Give a Pet a Home Aerial Filming

We recently carried out some aerial filming for the new ITV series ‘Give a Pet a Home’...

MARCH 18, 2015

Cliff Top Filming

Truly break taking footage can be captured from cliff top locations. Imagine soaring around the...

MARCH 12, 2015

Surveying with Drones

Surveying with Drones With helicopter and pilot time often running in excess of £1000 per hour you...

MARCH 12, 2015

Elevated shots in central London

Have you ever come up against a barrage of reasons why elevated shots in central London, cities and...

MARCH 12, 2015

Schools & Universities Embrace...

Schools, colleges and universities are embracing aerial filming and photography. The interest has...

MARCH 3, 2015

Introducing BuggyCam

So here it is, the moment we’ve been waiting for. I’m excited to introduce to you our...

MARCH 3, 2015

No Ordinary Adventure Bike –...

No Ordinary Adventure Bike – The NEW Triumph Tiger 800 – Capability. Introducing the...

MARCH 3, 2015

London’s Home For Making –...

London’s Home For Making. A new digital quarter for east London, the former press and...

FEBRUARY 16, 2015

Mazda MX-5 The Thrill of Driving

BARC’s Harewood Hillclimb is the longest speed hillclimb course in the mainland UK, hosting...

FEBRUARY 15, 2015

Samsung Galaxy Flies with Airship

Samsung Electronics showcased its vision for smarter living at the Samsung EU Forum 2015 in Monaco....

JANUARY 28, 2015

Sprite B-Ball Fusion Advert

They say the real beauty of basketball is teamwork… that’s why Sprite teamed up with the...

JANUARY 21, 2015

EE Behind the Scenes

Fancy taking a peek at some awesome behind the scenes drone filming footage of our recent filming...

DECEMBER 15, 2014

Aerial Drone Filming with Panasonic GH4...

Recently we provided some aerial drone filming with our S900 for the Nike Academy at St Georges...

DECEMBER 8, 2014

Hollywood award for Exceptional Aerial...

We are proud to announce that our very own Neil Willis has been presented with a Hollywood award...

OCTOBER 31, 2014

Aerial Filming In Jamaica

Recently we were sent to Jamaica to film a hotel resort for our clients online video. On arrival we...

AUGUST 28, 2014

BBC1: Our Zoo | Aerial Filming in the...

A new BBC drama is due to air on September 3rd called “Our Zoo” Its a 6 part drama...

AUGUST 28, 2014

Aerial Filming | ITV1: Prom Crazy:...

A new documentary on ITV1 airs tonight (28/08/14) which follows a set of teenagers as they fret...

AUGUST 11, 2014

Third Person Driving with a Filming...

Well, that was our clients wish and we couldn’t resist helping out on this awesome challenge....

AUGUST 11, 2014

Aerial Filming In London

London from above looks amazing both in video and stills. Until recently most aerial filming and...

JULY 28, 2014

Hotel VW California Promo Video

“What’s Hotel VW California?”, you say? Well, Volkswagen Camper Vans have created a brand...

JULY 28, 2014

BBC Life in the Clouds series

Recent aerial filming in the Breacons for BBC4 Life in the Clouds series. The season of programmes...

JULY 24, 2014

The Skypower Aerial Filming team love a...

Our client dyed a flock of sheep yellow (4-6 July) to highlight Yorkshire Building Society’s...

JULY 10, 2014

Airships Flying High at Insurance

The annual British Insurance Awards hosted at the Royal Albert Hall have once again called upon our...

JUNE 27, 2014

Aerial Property Filming –...

Once again the Skypower Aerial Property Filming team have been out and about in the Costwolds...

JUNE 10, 2014

.uk Domain Launch

At nearly 10,000 sq ft in size and visible from 35,000 ft, the world’s largest welcome sign has...

MAY 22, 2014

Property Sale Uses Aerial Filming

We were recently commissioned by the owners of a Grade II listed building and Savills to promote...

MAY 18, 2014

Capital FM Summertime Ball

The annual Capital FM Summertime Ball is once again back at Wembley Stadium this year. To make the...

MAY 8, 2014

Upper Farm Barn Uses Aerial Filming To...

We were commissioned by Savills and Upper Farm Barn to provide aerial video and photography to help...

APRIL 1, 2014

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...

MARCH 24, 2014

Stratford Riverside Aerial Photography

A few weeks back we were in Stratford, London to take a number of aerial stills and videos for a...

MARCH 14, 2014

Aerial Photography For Solar Company

Its been about 3 months in the making, but finally a few weeks ago we were able to get these shots...

MARCH 13, 2014

Property Development Turns to Drone...

We’ve been busy over the last few weeks working with several property developers in London. Views...

MARCH 3, 2014

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...

FEBRUARY 20, 2014

Police Comedy Drama Babylon Uses...

Our UAV Drones were recently used by Danny Boyle on the police comedy/ drama TV program Babylon. We...

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