Welcome to Richard Elliott Aerial Filming. I’m a UK, EU & US approved aerial filmmaker, drone pilot, photographer & videographer - with OSC extended permissions for drone operations throughout the UK.

I’m based in the Scottish Highlands, Edinburgh & London – a member of the Edinburgh Chamber of Commerce, operating worldwide, and contracted with Getty Images since 1990.

Our Equipment

Inspire 3 / X9-8K Air

Alta 8 / Movi Pro

Mavic 3 Pro Cine

Mavic 2 Enterprise Advanced


In-house cameras: Canon EOS C70 & EOS R5C with a selection of RF lenses from 15-500mm.

Latest work

23 September 2023

Flying Scotsman visits Strathspey Railway

Near Boat of Garten, Cairngorms National Park, Scotland

31 August 2023

Highland Spring London takeover

Various across London, England

30 July 2023

Neart na Gaoithe offshore wind farm

Outer Firth of Forth between East Lothian & Fife, Scotland

30 July 2023

Secret Garden Party music festival drone display

Near Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire, England

30 July 2023

LNER Azuma campaign

Near Potters Bar, Hertfordshire, England

Clients include

BBC logo
Netflix logo
Rolls Royce logo
Google logo
Channel 4 logo
British Airways logo
Tag logo
National Geographic logo
BAE logo

CAA approved for aerial work, PFCO company number 532, FAA number 4242184

CAA logo
ARPAS logo
FAA logo
First Option logo
OPITO logo
ARRI logo
AOP logo
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