01 Mar 2019

Greener Grass For Grazing

On the evening of the 28th February 2019 we attended the Getting Greener Grass event organised by the Soil Association Scotland. The speaker for the evening was Andre Van Barneveld of Graise Consultancy. The focus of the evening was managing grass growth for grazing of sheep and cattle. Our primary interest was identifying issues farm […]

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23 Oct 2018

Aerial Property Marketing Video

525 Ferry Road Marketing Video from Skytech Aerial on Vimeo. We were approached in early October to create a commercial property marketing video for 525 Ferry Road Edinburgh containing drone footage of the building. This was a unique challenge being close to ferry road and a site with open pedestrian access. Our first thoughts were […]

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03 Oct 2018

Find Us on Drone Safe Register

We are please to announce we have joined Drone Safe Register one of the UK’s leading directory sites connecting clients with UK drone operators. Our primary motivation was the announcement that Peter Jones is coming onboard as an investor after DSR CEO Mark Boyt successfully pitched to him as part of the BBC’s Dragons Den. […]

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24 Sep 2018

Multispectral Data for Agriculture 2018

This year we have been working with a few local farms creating agricultural maps using drones to assess plant health and assist variable rate application of fertiliser, herbicide and pesticides. Using a modified Phantom 3 drone with the Parrot Sequoia multispectral camera we successfully performed dozens of missions this summer on a variety of crops. […]

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14 Aug 2018

Mend Our Mountains 2018 Part 2

We recently completed more media work with the BMC charity Mend Our Mountains. This time we were glad to be out of the snow and ice and took a road trip around the UK. First to Exmoor and Hampshire to the Chains and Lepe Loop and then to Cadir Idris in North Wales. The later […]

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15 Jan 2018

Queensferry Crossing – Manly Edit

We were lucky to get a GoPro behind the scenes of the final construction stages of the Queensferry Crossing. Since we have a bigger project on the Forth Bridges unfolding we thought it would be fun to present a different angle on the rope access personnel involved in construction. Thanks to Dave Watt for the […]

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24 Dec 2017

Mend Our Mountains 2018

We were approached in late November to capture some footage of walkers in the Scottish mountains. This was to go towards new marketing material for the Mend Our Mountains crowd funder campaign that will be restarted in 2018 with a new target of reaching £1 million. The campaigns aim is to raise funds for the […]

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28 Aug 2017

Crookrise Crags

As part of a project with the BMC we were filming and mapping at Crookrise crag North Yorkshire last week. This project is to showcase many of the BMC owned crags in the UK allowing climbers secured access to several quality climbing locations throughout the UK. The slog up the hill was well worth it […]

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02 Aug 2017

The Crossing

We’ve been busy shooting in the Forth area for a film project titled The Crossing, a mini doc about the history of Queensferry area. We hope to release a few more shorts in 2017 towards showreel material. Right now it’s all about acquisition of footage before autumn sets in. Plenty of rain days to spend […]

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26 Jun 2017

Skye’s The Limit

Last week we had an great opportunity to work with the The British Mountaineering Council on a new project. This involved some aerial film work for us on the Isle of Skye, the problem being it was on the summit of a mountain! Skytech Aerial UAV pilot Dave Redpath was up to the task, and […]

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