CAA Drone Training Course

approved commercial drone pilots & instructors

Proud home of the ICARUS Commercial Drone Course


ICARUS is the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) approved Drone Training Course by the Nationally Qualified Entity (NQE) Aerial Motion Pictures. We were the UK’s first independent drone school for you to achieve your Permission for Commercial Operation (PfCO). We’ve trained over 1000 remote pilots since 2015 to become commercial operators flying everything from the DJI Mavic through to the venerable Freefly Systems Alta 8.


Start your journey towards PfCO with our Drone training course


CAA Drone Training to Gain Your PfCO

As Aerial Motion Pictures we deliver a highly professional drone training courses for commercial operations. As a CAA accredited NQE, we offer CAA drone training in addition to our practical training and E-Learning courses.

All of our drone training courses are specifically designed to cater for drone operations in a multitude of commercial industries including those for sole traders, limited companies and large corporations with industry specific needs with our Bespoke courses. We can cater our courses to your needs.

As a ICARUS student, you’ll also receive free flight assessment insurance as part of your Standard training course and 5 free flight training insurance hours with our Pro Course.



How much does a course cost?

Our courses start from £999 inc. VAT for our ICARUS Standard and £1499 inc. VAT for our ICARUS Pro. Our Pro course is designed to get you your PfCO in the shortest space of time and allow you to be a much safer certified commercial drone operator through additional learning and the inclusion of 5 free flight training hours.


Find your nearest drone training course


Aerial Motion Pictures have been a CAA approved NQE since 2015, running the nationally recognised ICARUS drone training course that leads through to pilots attaining their Permission for Commercial Operation (PfCO). Our instructor pilots have thousands of manned and unmanned flying experience ranging from full size helicopters, large multi-rotor aircraft and fixed wing surveying drones. 

Our course is designed to take you through from novice through to becoming a qualified and proficient UAV pilot.  

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We've relaunched our online store with some fantastic offers, stocking the DJI Mavic 2 Pro and the DJI Inspire 2, with unbeatable offers on our PfCO course packages.


Not just a Drone Training Company


Specialists in Aerial Film & Photography

We have the experience and expertise to deliver quality aerial photography and video for your project.

3D Imagery

We can create 3D models from aerial and ground based images that you can apply to your surveying needs or Virtual Reality platforms

Drone Training

We can train you or you company to become fully certified Drone pilots through our ICARUS course. Take advantage of our industry know-how and expertise.


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