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West Yorkshire Drone Road Build Construction Survey Month Two

15 Month Road Building Construction Progress Drone Aerial Video and Photography

We have carried out many monthly drone video and aerial and ground photography over the past ten year, and they are among the most interesting work we do.It’s a fascinating experience tracking the development of a building project, whether it be a large factory, a power station or, in this case, a new road built […]

Self Driving Racing Car Speed Trials Drone Filming

About a year ago we got a call from a guy in New Zealand asking if we could pop over to Elvington Airfield, about 20 minutes away from our offices, to drone film a fully autonomous electric racing car practicing an attempt on the world speed record for driverless cars, so obviously we did! We […]

Internal drone roof instection Gateshead

Internal Drone Factory Roof Inspection

A lot of our work involved flying drones indoors, inside factories and warehouses for corporate videos and internal build progress reports. Roof inspections are usually conducted outside, using drone cameras to zoom in on tiles, slate roofs, aluminum roofing, guttering and other rooftop features. However, on this occasion we were asked to use a drone […]

Ferrybridge Multifuel Power Plant

Multi-fuel Power Plant Drone Filming Induction Photography

Ferrybridge has been a location for power stations since the 1920s, with old technology being replaced by new several times over the decades. The currenct transformation is from the old coal fuelled plant to the two new multi-fuel power plants, one 64 mw plant already operational and another 90 mw plant next door, designed to […]

Leicestershire Aviation Museum Drone Aerial Filming

Bruntingthorpe Drone Aerial Mapping

Bruntingthorpe is a huge old airfield near Lutterworth in Leicestershire that is now home to a thriving automotive business community, vehicle testing and proving ground and open air aviation museum. All around the airfield runways, now a race track for testing cars and motorbikes, are buildings that house various businesses mostly connected to the automotive […]

Aerial photography building site progress Leeds

Drone Aerial Photography Construction Progress University of Leeds

Dawson Wam, a large construction piling company based in Northern Ireland and operating all over the UK, began work at the University of Leeds in West Yorkshire during July of 2018. Their works, a lot of which involves drilling and digging out deep holes for placing foundations for large buildings, industrial projects, bridges and anything […]

Sample drone roof inspection image from a factory in Rotherham

Rotherham Factory Drone Roof Survey Inspection

Using drones and camera poles to inspect and survey factory and commercial roofing is probably in our top 5 most undertaken work, and for obvious reasons. It’s very easy to use a drone to photograph and video every inch of a roof and guttering, plus all the details such as chimneys and top hats, flues […]

Drone aerial photograph of historic mill building near Harrogate in North Yorkshire

Old Historic Mill Property Aerial Photography

Occasionally, a lot less than you might imagine for an aerial photography company, we get asked to capture some images of large houses and interesting developments of old buildings such as this historic mill near Harrogate in North Yorkshire. Most of our drone and video production work is either for the TV, corporate or construction […]

Coal Mines Mining Drone Aerial Video Yorkshire Nottinghamshire

This month we have seen a new environment for us, working at various open cast coal mines around Yorkshire and Nottinghamshire, with a couple more in the pipeline. In this instance were were working with a photographer, Jodie Leanne, who has an exciting gig working as a photography and video maker for a company that […]

Glasgow Subway Control Centre Drone Construction Survey

Dawson Wam, the Belfast based UK-wide piling construction company, are installing foundation piling for Glasgow’s subway train system’s new control centre near the railway terminus sheds in the Govan district of Scotland’s busiest city. We were there with our drones and 360 cameras to collect aerial images and drone video clips of the very start […]