Why choose ICARUS?

Our students graduate from this CAA-Approved NQE with a comprehensive understanding of drone safety and operations and a clear strategy of how to progress their career with their Permission for Commercial Operations (PfCO). Completing a drone training course, delivered by ICARUS provides much more than just the minimum qualifications to fly drones. Developed by leaders in the industry, ICARUS drone training courses have been designed to give students the skills needed to operate UAV/UAS at the highest standards. ICARUS specialises in preparing students for the use of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) in a professional commercial setting and provides graduates with multiple nationally recognised certifications. ICARUS education is centred around absolute flight safety and pilot competency and the ground school includes extra areas which are specific to aviation and Air Law in the United Kingdom. Unlike any other courses, the Ex-Military Helicopter Instructors have formulated ICARUS specific modules which detail LiPo Batteries, use and storage, as well as the UK Low Flying Systems. 

This unique courses are run by one of the UK's first CAA-Approved NQE's, Aerial Motion Pictures. By having the status of NQE, this recognition means that Aerial Motion Pictures and ICARUS drone training courses have travelled far and wide and are now leading the education spectrum of the industry. They are always finding gaps in UK drone training, to fill with new and improve industry specific training. 

ICARUS offer courses in:

FLIGHT TRAINING

FLIGHT TRAINING

THEORY FOLLOWING THE CAA SYLLABUS

THEORY FOLLOWING THE CAA SYLLABUS

7 - 20KG HEAVY LIFT TRAINING

7 - 20KG HEAVY LIFT TRAINING

INDUSTRY SPECIFIC TRAINING

INDUSTRY SPECIFIC TRAINING

 

Become Drone Industry ready

Train on Industry grade equipment and become familiar with operating UAV's. By starting a career in one of the world's fastest growing sectors you could work in:

AERIAL CINEMATOGRAPHY & PHOTOGRAPHY

AERIAL CINEMATOGRAPHY & PHOTOGRAPHY

               INDUSTRIAL        INSPECTIONS

               INDUSTRIAL        INSPECTIONS

                 MAPPING, SURVEYS & GIS

                 MAPPING, SURVEYS & GIS


The Industry

The Drone Industry is estimated to grow 10% per year for the next 10 years.

The Drone Industry is estimated to grow 10% per year for the next 10 years.

New applications for drone use are constantly popping up. 

New applications for drone use are constantly popping up. 

Cost savings in a range of industries from introduction Drone Technology and use is significant. 

Cost savings in a range of industries from introduction Drone Technology and use is significant. 

Industries already using UAVs:

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New areas in development:

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ABOUT US

The UK's First CAA-Approved Independent Commercial Drone Training School. 

 

 

Formed in 2015 Fly ICARUS training was born out of Aerial Motion Pictures; one of the first companies to start using drones for aerial film and television. 

The company is headed by Matt Williams, a former Military Helicopter Pilot with thousands of manned flying hours. The rest of the team have been flying drones for years, clocking up hundreds of unmanned flying hours and becoming some of the best operators in the world.

Our unique experiences and skills have created the most trusted drone education in the UK and it is up there as one of the first and the best training school in the industry. The Fly ICARUS family cares deeply about its members and the aviation industry and anyone can pop in for a coffee or chat at their HQ near Oxford or give them a call.

The office is open Monday - Friday 9am - 5pm. 

 

We are dedicated to the evolution of the unmanned aviation industry through safety-centred education.
— Matt Williams, Managing Director of Fly ICARUS
 

NEWS AND PR


Month - 2017 

The Photography Show, Birmingham NEC 


Month - 2017 

The Digital Filmmaker Magazine [online]

 

Are you interested in joining the ICARUS family?

We believe our courses are the best the UK, if not the world, has to offer.

Whether you are an established flying school, a retailer, or just want to expand your business, we can teach you to become world-class instructors.

If you are an experienced drone pilot, with advanced camera operating and filming skills we would love to hear from you? Send in your showreel via email or drop us a call and you can come in for a coffee and a chat!