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Following the advice of UK and Scottish Governments, NCAP has now returned to limited operations in our offices.

We are now able to process orders for not-yet-digitised aerial imagery, to revised delivery timescales.

Essential Maintenance

HES is currently undertaking essential maintenance on our web services. This will limit access to services in the following ways:

- Subscription access for HES online services will be unavailable (Scran, NCAP)

- Image purchasing options will be limited (Canmore, Britain from Above, Scran, NCAP)

- Any enhanced services which require a log in will be unavailable (My Canmore, Britain from Above contributions, Scran contribute)

 

General access to these services will all continue. Enquiries will still be able to be submitted.

We anticipate services to be restored from Monday 1st February 2021.

 

 

 

News

Dambusters images released

Images from the Dambusters and Saumur Tunnel raids by 617 Squadron, Royal Air Force, have been released in a batch of 5,300 historic aerial images uploaded to the NCAP website, covering areas from Western Europe to North Africa.


10 May 2013

German Air Force photographs of Scotland released

A collection of 125 images of Scotland taken by the German Luftwaffe has been released on the NCAP website.


8 May 2013

NCAP featured on Planetopia, the German science and technology programme

Following the discovery of an unexploded bomb near Berlin Central Station, on Tuesday 2 April 2013, the work of NCAP has been featured on the German science and technology programme.


9 April 2013

NCAP and the German Bomb Disposal Industry

Magazine article in the Mail on Sunday - 31 March 2013 - features the work of NCAP.


2 April 2013

From Brussels to Suez - new batch of images released

4,700 historic aerial images have been uploaded to the NCAP website, covering areas from Western Europe to North Africa. Also released are images flown during the Suez Crisis in November 1956.


28 February 2013

Images of Sardinia released

Over 1,600 images of Sardinia have been digitised, catalogued and uploaded to the NCAP website along with 6 mosaics covering parts of the island.


18 December 2012

New batch of images released

A new batch of 3,500 images has been digitised, catalogued and uploaded to the NCAP website. Countries covered include Germany, the Netherlands and Scotland.


6 December 2012

New batch of aerial images released

New NCAP Channel on HistoryPin

NCAP shares 10,000 aerial images of Scotland and Western Europe on HistoryPin.


3 October 2012

New NCAP Channel on HistoryPin

NCAP featured on German television

The work of NCAP has been featured on German television, following the discovery of unexploded bombs in Munich and Schipol.


12 September 2012

unexploded bomb

New batch of images released

A new batch of 12,000 images has been digitised, catalogued and uploaded to the NCAP website. Countries covered include France, Germany, Norway, The Netherlands and Thailand.


23 August 2012

Democracy Monument Bangkok

Operation Crossbow on German television

NCAP imagery of a secret Second World War operation is the subject of a documentary to be shown in Germany


29 July 2012

Operation Crossbow on German television

New batch of images released

A new batch of 9,000 historical aerial images of Scotland been scanned, catalogued and uploaded to the NCAP website. Areas covered include Shetland, Caithness, Stirling and Bute.


6 July 2012

New batch of images released

New project to make 150,000 aerial images accessible

A new NCAP digitisation project will add 90,000 images to the 70,000 already available online by mid-2013.


26 April 2012

New project to make 150,000 aerial images accessible

New wartime aerial photographs of Scotland accessible

Another 4,000 images of Scotland taken by RAF photographic reconnaissance units during the Second World War are now accessible online.


6 February 2012

New wartime aerial photographs of Scotland accessible

New batch of images released

A new batch of 3,000 images has been scanned, catalogued and uploaded to the NCAP website. Countries covered include France, Germany, Norway, Denmark and Croatia.


31 January 2012

New batch of images released

NCAP imagery used in major US documentary

PBS network to broadcast 3D Spies of WWII, the story of the Allied hunt for Hitler's V-weapons.


9 January 2012

NCAP imagery used in major US documentary

Aerial Image Becomes Work of Art

Artist creates memorial tapestry from aerial photograph


17 November 2011

Aerial Image Becomes Work of Art

US Navy Photography Now Accessible

US intern catalogues US Navy aerial photographs of Scotland


30 August 2011

US Navy Photography Now Accessible

Behind the Scenes of Operation Crossbow

How the NCAP team helped bring a new BBC documentary to life.


30 June 2011

Film cans

Operation Crossbow Documentary

NCAP imagery of a secret Second World War operation is the subject of a new BBC documentary


11 May 2011

V-1 launch ramp

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