Aerial Photography & Aerial Surveys

Pilot Transports Critical Ventilator

The UK Civil Air Patrol is a charity best known for its fleet of light aircraft which may be called upon for a multitude of roles including air observation, air search and air to ground photography. Now, a new role, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, is the ‘pony express’ rapid courier service to deliver …

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Missing Person Search

UKCAPScotland recently received a request from a family member to assist in a missing person search, following a period during which the vulnerable person had not been found by any of the agencies actively looking for him. The UKCAPS Ops Group authorised a search mission flown by a highly experienced crew using an autogyro, given …

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Why does Police Scotland refuse?

Background Up until the formation of Police Scotland (PS) in April 2013, the UK Civil Air Patrol (UKCAP) had legal Memorandums of Understanding (MoUs) with 4 out of the 8 extant legacy forces: Fife Constabulary, Grampian Police, Northern Constabulary and Tayside Police. These four forces covered around 62% of the total area of Scotland. The …

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