Welcome To South Coast Air

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Founded in 2017 and based in Bexhill in Sea, East Sussex South Coast Air are happy to offer both local and nationwide coverage with our aerial photography and video services.

By using the latest in remote controlled unmanned aircraft  (drones)  and camera technology, we can offer you high quality film footage and still images at affordable prices across Bexhill, Hastings, Battle, Eastbourne, Hailsham, Sussex and the South East.

Professional aerial photography and filming using unmanned drones not only allows us to capture nearly any building or landscape with superb results each and every time but it allows us to do it in a timely and cost effective manner - as an example, roof inspections which traditionally needed ladders, scaffolding or other specialist equipment can now be performed quickly and safely from ground level at a fraction of the costs involved with the other methods.

We can provide outstanding external and unusual interior shots (dependent on space) to help your promote your house sale or business. Show your clients much more than is possible with traditional photography.

It's not just building, construction and property though. Aerial photography can add a whole new dimension to almost any occasion.

Although we may need spercial permissions to film have us along to film your car track days, golf club outings, family and sporting events, corporate team building days etc.

We are happy to work with wedding and event photographers to provide additional footage and images of that special day.

We are taking bookings now for anything from an aerial photo of your house, a photographic survey of your roof through to providing stunning 4K footage for your corporate video and would love to speak to you. Contact us to discuss your event and we will work with you to provide stunning 4K footage or high resolution still images printed and framed to proudly hang on your home or business walls.  

We are fully insured, and have full permission from the Civil Aviation Authority to operate camera equipped unmanned drones and helicopters commercially.

We are happy to talk to you in order to discuss options and costing.All bookings are subject to a site safety inspection prior to any flight and we will always work within the CAA regulations, any flight which contravenes these will be undertaken.



Ten very good reasons why you should choose us for your aerial photography 

  • 4K or 1080p video at up to 120 frames per second
  • 20mp still images giving great results even when enlarged & printed
  • CAA authorised & registered for commercial operations
  • 100% safety record - we are proud that we can say this with confidence
  • Cost effective solutions - prices from £125 for a basic roof survey 
  • Over 30 years experience as photographers & pilots
  • Friendly, professional, personal service
  • Fully Insured: Public liability & indemnity
  • Short notice bookings welcome (terms & conditions apply)
  • Full video and film editing/colour grading service available 

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Still Image Gallery

Take a look at what we can do for your business

We shoot still images with a 24mm (35mm equivalent) lens mounted on camera equipped with a 20mp Sony sensor.

This provides superb high quality images which we can deliver to you as either edited images or raw files if you would prefer.

We can also offer a 'panoramic' image service where many photos are stitched together to build a very large image.

This is perfect if you want to print up to 5m wide

Below are just a few of the images of locations we have recently photographed.

(Some for our own enjoyment and some for clients)

To view a more comprehensive selection of images please click here

All of the imageson this site can be purchased as prints directly from us - please contact us for details. 



East Hill Hastings

East Hill Hastings

Aerial view of the East Hill (including the funicular railway shown in the left of the picture) and the fishing port of Hastings in East Sussex.

As well as being a popular tourist area it's also a working fishing port and still supports the largest fleet of beach-launched fishing boats in Britain.

In order to take this shot. We launched our drone from above the beach, just below the high water mark, early in the morning when everything was still closed to avoid the crowds. It's taken from a height of approximately 100m above ground level.

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Hooe Church

Hooe Church

Hooe church, dedicated to St Oswald is part Saxon and part norman Norman in construction

A local historian suggested that there was once a village surrounding the church that was burnt down during the plague and the village moved to it's 'new' location in Hooe Common but no evidence has been found to support this theory.

We will be revisiting this site in the coming months to see if we can spot anything from the air.

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DLWP

De La Warr Pavilion

The De La Warr Pavilion is Iconic, Grade 1 listed, Modernist building from 1935, located on the seafront at Bexhill on Sea, East Sussex.

The Art Deco and International Style building was designed by the architects Erich Mendelsohn and Serge Chermayeff as the resullt of an achitectural competition initiated by Herbrand Sackville. The 9th Earl of De La Warr

It's a popular tourist location and venue for live music with a restaurant and bar. It regularly hosts contemporary art exhibitions and outdoor events on it's terrace.

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Video Gallery


If a picture is worth a thousand words, a  short video can tell the complete story. They are a great way of communicating the benefits of your company and can be placed on platforms such as YouTube or used in higher resolution on big screen monitors in your reception or on trade stands. 

We offer a huge choice in our but find that most clients require either 1080p HD or 4K video.

We offer a full editing and colour grading service should you require it but we are equally happy to deliver raw footage for you.

We will discuss your requirements in depth (during the booking process) to ensure that you get the best possible service and that we match your needs exactly.

See below for some sample videos, some are available in 4K, some 1080p and some have a soundtrack so make sure to turn the volume up or down to suit. 



Get in touch with us

By phone

07449 866765

As much as we may try, we can't hope to answer all of your questions with the web site. Every single job is different we are proud of the personal service we offer.We promise you plain English, jargon (and bullshit) free chat and advice on our aerial photography services.To get the ball rolling and to talk about your requirements just pick up the phone and give us a call.  


By email

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In order for us to deal with your enquiry as quickly as possible, please give us as much info as possible and make sure to fill in all the boxes.

We aim to respond to all emails within 24 hours.

If you need a faster response please use the word 'urgent' in the subject box or just give us a ring. 


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