Welcome to Richard Elliott Aerial Filming. I’m CAA & FAA approved aerial & ground filmmaker, drone operator, photographer & videographer.

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

Our Equipment

Inspire 2 / X7 / X5S

Alta 8 / Movi Pro

Mavic 2 Pro

Mavic 2 Enterprise Advanced

DJI Cinematic FPV

In-house cameras: Canon EOS C70 & EOS R5 with a selection of RF lenses from 15-500mm.

Latest work

15 October 2021

Feature film work flying the Alta 8

Near Uig, Isle of Skye, Scotland

15 October 2021

Team Celestial, 2021

Frome, Somerset, England

6 September 2021

The Machrie Hotel & Golf Links

Near Port Ellen, Isle of Islay, Inner Hebrides, Scotland

20 August 2021


The Trossachs, Scotland

20 August 2021

Bolette’s maiden voyage sail away

Port of Dover, 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