About Us

The People Who Make Us Tick

Chief Instructor, Area Chief Examiner, and Owner

Paul Heckles

Founder and Owner - UAV Test Pilots

Founder and Owner - Paul Heckles Flight Centre

Dealer - Dudek Paragliders

Dealer - Bulldog Paramotors

PPL Holder - owner of: Pitts S1-C Bi plane, Denny Kitfox, Mainair Flash 2 (weight shift Microlight), Thruster T300 and Bulldog paramotor with Dudek Wing

Test Pilot

Dave Wilshere

Founder and OwnerMotors & Rotors model aircraft specialists

Chairman – Jet Modellers Association over 15 years

Inspector – Large Model Association – authorised test pilot for over 20kg aircraft

Examiner – British Model Flying Association

Communicator - Magazine contributor for specialist model publications for over 20 years


Not sure whether we can help? - A conversation costs nothing

We're happy to chat informally and without obligation about any of our services and, perhaps, throw a little extra light into the darker corners of professional test flying for you. Please call us on +44 7889 658202 or drop us an email at UAV Test Pilots and we will be happy to discuss your needs.

UAV Test Pilots

We are highly experienced professional UAV Test Pilots. The weight of our extensive experience can help to reduce any potential erosion of investment returns and, more crucially, may reduce your time to market.

Draycot Farm Aerodrome
Near Chiseldon
Swindon, Wiltshire SN4 0HX
Phone number
+44 7889 658202