12 November  2020 – Harvest Times “Disco 28 Takes it all in it’s stride

Claas agricultural machinery in-house magazine for staff, dealers and customers “Harvest Times” ran an article covering West Grassland Services of Dumfries’ newly acquired Disco 28 mower. The Disco 28 was a pre-series unit run by Wests before the public release of this range of grassland machinery

1 November 2020 – Lower Nithsdale YFC Charity Tractor Run

Very pleased to cover this event in aid of the Glencairn Ward at Mid park Hospital, Dumfries for dementia sufferers on behalf of LNYFC as their official photographer. Scottish farmer ran this article using our photos in both the online and print editions.

17 September 2020 – Davy’s Magical Mystery Tour

Scottish farmer coverage of the Moffat Charity Tractor Run in Aid of Epilepsy Scotland earlier this month, featuring Photos and video of the event by AML Air.


6 September 2020 – Moffat Charity Tractor Run


Davy Paton’s annual classic tractor road run extravaganza commenced from Lockerbie Lorry Park at 1030 for a trip up to, and around, Poldean Hill returning to the Lorry park for lunch before a tour around the Templand area.

£750-00 was raised in aid of Epilepsy Scotland.

Click on the link to see the video Moffat Tractor Run 2020

Dumfries & Galloway Standard coverage of Cheque handover

30 JULY 2020 – Birthday Boy


Drew Watson spraying off barley on his birthday.

30 JULY 2020 – Direct Drilling outside Dumfries


Drew Watson Agri’s Guttler Grass Master in Scottish Farmer.

26 JUNE 2020 – Loading up at Lockerbie


Silaging with the McGarva’s at Dinwoodie Green near Lockerbie

20 MAY 2020 – Annual CAA PFCO Renewal for UAVs up to 20kgs with Night Flying and more.

23 April 2020 – Called to Assist Scottish Fire & Rescue Service at New Galloway

Mobilised under the Scottish Resilience CAR scheme to assist at a large fire involving wildland and forestry near Mossdale in Dumfries & Galloway.

(Click on Picture for Video of fire and aftermath)

12 March 2020 – Driving for Doddie


Our photo of the assembled tractors ready to set off on the Lockerbie Charity Tractor Run on Saturday 16 February in aid of the My Name’5 Doddie charity for MND, was used in this issue of the Scottish farmer.

20 March 2020 – Ford & Fordson Association Magazine

Dumfriesshire & Kirkcudbrightshire Ploughing Association Match

18 December 2019 – The Watson’s 60th year in the trade.

Scottish Farmer article covering Drw Watson & Co’s 60th year in agricultural contracting

1 November 2019 – Arbigland From Above

19 October 2019 – Approved Drone Pilots Listing Updated

9 October 2019 –DRONELIST Listing Updated

31 May 2019 – Annual BASIS UAV Register Renewal

4 August 2019 – Annual CAA PFCO Renewal for UAVs up to 20kgs

3 April 2019 – Scottish Resilience Community Asset Register


Having completed mandatory, training AML Air are now available as a resource to agencies such as Fire & Rescue, Coastguard, Ambulance etc. across Scotland

4 August 2018 – Annual renewal of Permission For Commercial Operations

2 March 2018 – Joined Independent Association of Commercial Drone Operators

4 August 2017 – Annual renewal of Permission For Commercial Operation

Upgraded to permit flights at night

4 August 2017 – Registration as a BASIS Practitioner

Requiring regular assessment and participation in events to maintain Continuous Professional Development (CPD)

4 May 2017 – Senior Pilot Andy Anderson has been awarded a Level 4 Diploma in Remote Piloting of UAS for Commercial Operations