Legal

The Business of Swarm Flights

Electric Airshows Limited provide Drone Light Shows and operate under CAA Operational Authorisation.
Our Operator Reference number is GBR-OP-49XTFGDXJMBW and our CAA reference number is UAS 14372


We are registered in the UK for VAT and carry Public Liability Insurance to £5m.
To comply with legislation Drone Light Show swarms operate in dedicated notified airspace and require sterile operating ground for launch and recovery. The dimensions of which are dictated by legislation and not by Electric Airshows Limited.


Drone Light Show flights are subject to weather and we do not fly shows if the wind speed exceeds our operating limits.


Electric Airshows offer detailed Terrestrial and Space Weather analysis to provide guidance to our clients of likelihood of flight. Drone Light Show flights are also subject to space weather affecting Global Navigation Satellite Systems.


The dillution of precision (DOP) value of the GNSS system performance must be at a suitable level to enable the flight to take place. The final decision for all flights rests with the Chief Pilot and the Accountable Officer for the company.


We operate to the Civil Aviation Publication (CAP)722E and to the Air Navigation Order 2016.
We hold appropriate OFCOM licences for our Air Ground Radio systems and our operators hold FRTOL.
We are members of the Professional Light and Sound Association.

Client testimonials

To fly the nation state flag, offshore, at such short notice, bought to our event an element never previously seen and made a huge impact on social media

Dashka Tolkecheva, UA Events

Electric Airshows integrated a Drone Light Show element to our fireworks and multimedia extravaganza, bringing a new creative medium to the skies above our venue.

Chris Carter, Merlin Entertainments

Working with Electric Airshows added a dynamic drone light show element to our private show, which alongside the fireworks and pyrotechnics created a new multi dimensional experience for our guests.

Jon Kellett, Starlight Design

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