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Edinburgh roof inspection

Global Drone Surveys Edinburgh

Edinburgh Drone Inspection Services

There are many benefits that come with Global Drone Surveys for surveys and inspections. Our highly experienced and qualified pilots fly complex inspections and surveys in the most safe and reliable way. Their expertise in handling UAVs in complex airspace is unrivalled. With our years of experience, we are able to provide the most accurate data possible to our clients. We have a wealth of experience in the fields of surveying, building and infrastructure inspections, mapping and aerial photography. We’ve performed countless surveys for both commercial and infrastructure clients across the UK and Europe. We are able to provide you the most accurate data possible.This data is packaged in a n easy to understand format and delivered with 72 hours, often sooner.


Our UAVs are much safe than traditional methods of industrial inspection. They are also more efficient and accurate, which means that we can get the job done in less time and with fewer risks. Additionally, the high resolution of drones cameras allows you to get a much better view of the area being surveyed or inspected. This can help us reduce the risk of mistakes and make the process more repeatable. Ultimately, using Global Drone Surveys and inspections can save you time and money while ensuring that the job is done right.

Roof inspection

A recent study has shown that drone roof inspections are a quick and cost-effective way to survey roofs, chimneys and large commercial buildings. Listed buildings and those with multiple pitches are especially well suited to this type of inspection, as it is often difficult or impossible to get an accurate view from the ground.


Our drones can be equipped with high-quality cameras and other sensors, which allows them to capture detailed images and data about the condition of the roof. This information can then be used to create a reports that can provide accurate estimates on costings. This is a much more efficient way of conducting roof inspections than traditional methods, and it can save both time and money.


Repeatable monthly Drone flights


When it comes to updating stakeholders on the progress of a construction project, monthly done flights are an accurate and time-saving way to do it. Not only does this method provide great progress reports, but it also allows managers to track the build and see potential issues early on. This is especially beneficial for site managers who need to progress and hazards.


All our monthly fights carried out on preprogrammed GPS waypoint missions that control everything from flight path , altitude , camera position and point of interest .

Asset inspection

Our Drones are able to quickly and accurately identify potential problems with assets such as cell phone towers, masts, and bridges. This information can then be used to make necessary repairs or replacements before the asset fails. This helps to protect the public from potentially dangerous situations and saves time and money in the long run.


Drones also offer a safer option for inspectors, as they are not exposed to the same risks as those who inspect assets manually. This is especially important when inspecting high-risk assets such as bridges or cell phone towers. By using drones for asset inspection, we can protect your employees and reduce the overall risk involved in asset inspection. Drones are a much cheaper option for inspecting assets. When compared to the costs of hiring scaffolding or a mobile elevating work platform MEWP.


Get in touch with us today to find out more about how we can help you take better care of your assets and what we can do for you!

Edinburgh drone survey
Drone surveys Edinburgh

We can fly where others can’t 

Operational Safety Case

An Operational Safety Case (OSC) requires a faultless safety record and experience in complex flight operations. Global Drone Surveys has worked diligently to ensure that our clients can benefit with improved safety and confidence.


Our operational safety case for drone UAV operation in Edinburgh  is unrivalled and sets the standard for safe drone operation. We are only one of a few companies that has this enhanced safety case issued by the Civil Aviation Authority .


We can operate closer to uninvolved persons and structures which is essential when carrying out safe flights in congested areas.


With our comprehensive understanding of the UK’s airspace, we are able to provide our clients with the most up-to-date information to ensure we provide safe and compliant fights.


Airspace is constantly changing, and new rules and air navigation orders are constantly updating .


Our team of expert pilots will carry out a comprehensive airspace analysis will take all of this into account and identify any potential hazards.


Once the risks have been identified, steps can be taken to mitigate them to ensure a safe flight

Working with Drones in Edinburgh Airspace

Edinburgh airspace is one of the busiest in Europe, with over 300,000 flights a year. It is also one of the most complex, due to the large number of airports and air traffic control areas. The main airport is Edinburgh International Airport, which is located just outside the city centre. There are also a number of military airports in the area, including RAF Lossiemouth and RAF Leuchars.

We as the drone operator are responsible for obtaining all permissions to fly within any restricted airspace in Edinburgh. Restricted areas are marked on aviation charts.

Flight within these areas is restricted for all types of aircraft, whether manned or unmanned. To obtain permission the drone operator must apply for Enhanced Non-Standard Flight clearance via the NATS website or local ATC. 

We take care of all of this to ensure our operations are safe and legal as well as advising you of lead-in times as we complete the process.

Drone airspace Edinburgh


For further details on our wide range on applications please click on services

Drone inspection Edinburgh

A drone roof inspection is a survey of a roof using an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV). UAVs are also known as drones. They are equipped with cameras and other sensors that can collect data about the condition of a roof.

Drone roof inspections can be used to detect problems such as leaks, cracks, and missing tiles. They can also be used to assess the condition of a roof after a storm or other event.

Drone filming Edinburgh

Whether you’re a TV production looking for a professional, adaptive and fully kitted out drone crew, you simply want to consult on what an unmanned aerial vehicle could add to your production, or you’d like to discuss a full production corporate package for your event, company or brand, give us a call and we’d love to chat! 

Drone mapping Edinburgh

Drone mapping is the process of using a drone to collect data about a specific area. This data can be used to create a three-dimensional (3D) model of the area. Drone mapping can be used for a variety of applications, such as surveying land for development projects, inspecting buildings, or monitoring crops.

Photogrammetry is a technique that can be used to create 3D models from photographs.

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