About us

A Team of qualified and experienced geomatics professionals offering the highest quality data and imaging in UAE and UK.

We use the most advanced equipment, proven field techniques, and software applications that help our clients achieve better data in a shorter time, and for less cost.

We have over 25 years worldwide survey and imaging experience – our clients, therefore, benefit from our knowledge and capability.

We offer our clients an informed, professional service based on a collaborative approach.

We also provide advice to new clients who may be unfamiliar with the possibilities of using precise drone data in their existing workflows.



Philip Angell leads an experienced team of professionals at VPS and has been in the survey industry since 1992. He has worked worldwide on various survey projects and is a Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (MRICS).

The MRICS qualification is prestigious and recognized worldwide as the gold standard in the survey industry and proves genuine ability in providing professional reasoned advice and exemplary service quality to clients and stakeholders.


We hold the following commercial UAV regulatory authorisations:

United Arab Emirates General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) – Unmanned Authorisation (UA)

United Kingdom Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) Permit for Commercial Operations (PfCO)


We hold Aviation Security Clearance issued by GCAA AVSEC for Commercial Unmanned Operations in United Arab Emirates.

We also hold mandatory Third Party Liability Insurance to USD 1m for Commercial Drone Operations in UAE and GBP1m in UK.

We are registered with Dubai Civil Aviation Authority (DCAA), Fujairah Civil Aviation Authority (DCA), Dept of Civil Aviation in Ras al Khaimah (DCA).


Our pilots are a mixture of RICS Chartered Surveyors, Certified Inspection Engineers and General Aviation Professionals.

All have passed the UAE GCAA UAS Exam.


We are a Bureau Veritas ISO9001:2008 certified firm for commercial drone operations.

Our systems and processes have been rigorously vetted and inspected.

Standards & Ethics

As a professional company we ensure that:

  • We act with integrity
  • We always provide a high standard of service
  • We act in a way that promotes trust in our profession
  • We treat others with respect
  • We take responsibility

Your Trusted Partner

We manage all of the intricate permitting formalities associated with UAV operations.

Our clients are updated on the progress at each step.

Clients are politely reminded that fees for all mandatory permits are included in our quotations.

We work with all of our clients and partners to ensure best practice and fair value are achieved and we are transparent with the fees incurred.