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Drone Operator Yorkshire (UK)

“Once you have tasted flight, you will forever walk the earth with your eyes turned skyward, for there you have been, and there you will always long to return.”


RAPTR - Aerial Imagery is a drone operating company based in Pontefract, Yorkshire, UK. We pride ourselves on delivering the best drone experience to our customers. Experience, not just based on footage but on our professional approach to your project with thorough risk assessments and a clear approach for health and safety. Communication is key and something we pride ourselves on.

Pilots are fully qualified to CAA drone standards (PfCO) which allows us to fly drones for commercial operations. We are willing to fly anywhere in the UK and International flying is something we will also consider. Whether it's a feature film, a commercial a promotional video, wedding, 3D mapping of a site or object we have the knowledge to complete your next project on time and on budget.

Our Drones (Dragons)

DJI - Phantom 4 Pro



The Phantom 4 Pro is our go to drone for most jobs. It has 4K video capabilities, collision detection and so much more. Being small and lightweight gives the pilot the ability to fly this drone almost anywhere. We have actually used this drone in the shooting of a feature film call 'A Devil Outside' (Release date TBC)

DJI Spec
DJI - Inspire 2

INSPIRE 2 (Zenmuse X5S Camera)


The latest instalment from DJI has it all. It's a filmmakers dream with a camera capable of shooting in 5K and comparable to the Arri Mini. This drone is slowly becoming the the go to drone for film makers. Check out 'The Circle' a short feature film created entirely with the Inspire 2.

DJI Spec
CAA Logo
PfCO Approved
(Permission for Commercial Operations)

All our pilots must have the relevant training and approved to fly Commercial Operations by the CAA. To stay in check pilots must have flown a drone for a minimum of 2hrs over a rolling 3 month period.

Each year CAA licenses must be renewed and manuals checked etc to ensure all pilots are capable of carrying out drone operations. Rules and regulations for drone operations are in a state of flux at the minute and here at RAPTR we eagerly stay tuned to new changes and regulations and pass that information to our clients where required.

Our 2018 Showreel

RAPTR Drone Showreel
We have had a busy 2018 to date and we are in the process of putting together the years showreel.
Please check back soon
Droning on about us...

Here' a few comments from a handful of our clients who have used our drone services

HMP - Wakefield

Your expertise in the field of drones was excellent and showed a high level of professionalism and understanding of our needs and concerns, ensuring that they were addressed.

The Governor
3D Visualisation Limited

We've worked with RAPTR on several jobs and we've always been impressed with the excellent footage. Steven's knowledge is 2nd to none, he understands the vision for our videos and is always happy to give advice and ideas as how best to achieve the results we need. We look forward to working with him again in the near future

Stuart Linley
Wakefield University Centre

Steven was great to work with s he understood what we were hoping to achieve really quickly and nothing was too much trouble. We're delighted with the results

Stuart Parton