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26 06, 2018

The Future for Professional Drones

By |2019-01-23T13:49:20+01:00June 26th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Professional drones are part of the technology revolution changing the world around us. Drones are often regarded as toys, but they have been adopted by a range of industries and are becoming valuable tools. Examples of professional drones include the Phantom 4 Pro and the Inspire 2. The Phantom 4 is a fantastic tool for aerial photography, with an onboard camera packed with state of the art technology. It has a longer range than previous models in the DJI Phantom range, and improved sensors for collision avoidance. The Inspire 2 is the drone of choice for [...]

26 06, 2018

Drone Hire in Middlesex

By |2019-01-23T13:49:15+01:00June 26th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

CAA approved drone pilots are increasingly in demand, and this trend is predicted to continue for years to come. Drone hire in Middlesex and other regions of the UK may struggle to meet the needs of industry as this exciting new technology becomes part of everyday life. The drone revolution is still in it’s early stages, and it’s hard to predict where it will lead. Artificial intelligence, ground based robots, drone swarms and the so called ‘Internet of Things’ are all part of an exciting future. Drone hire in Middlesex can already deliver advanced data capture [...]

26 06, 2018

Why Hire a Drone Pilot – Aren’t They Just Toys?

By |2019-01-23T13:49:07+01:00June 26th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

It’s true that drones can be great fun to fly, but they are far from toys. Experts predict that they will have a major impact on the economies of the developed world over the next twenty years, and drones will become part of everyday life. Drones will also bring radical changes to developing countries like Nigeria, helping to build infrastructure and deliver access to the connected world. Hurricane Maria in Puerta Rico in 2017 was one of the turning points in the drone revolution. Around five million people living in mainland USA were unable to contact [...]

26 06, 2018

Why Do We Need Drone Detection Systems?

By |2019-01-23T13:48:01+01:00June 26th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Used correctly and responsibly, drones are incredibly safe. Collision detection systems, battery reliability and on-board navigation systems have improved dramatically over recent years, and the technology is developing rapidly. With the exception of ‘toy’ drones most even have a ‘return to home’ function meaning they fly themselves back to the take off point if there is a power or technical problem. Of course as with any technology, there are those who misuse drones. Stories of near misses with passenger aircraft and drones flying over airports aren’t always accurate, but there are a very small minority of [...]

26 06, 2018

Where Can I Find a Drone Pilot?

By |2019-01-29T11:24:50+01:00June 26th, 2018|Categories: General|0 Comments

Drone pilot hire business are a huge growth area in the UK. As more and more industries recognise the power of drones and how they can cut costs and improve processes, the demand for professional drone pilots is increasing. Although they are easy to fly, becoming a commercial drone pilot isn’t just about buying a drone an advertising services for sale. To operate legally in the UK a drone operator has to obtain Permission For Commercial Operations (PFCO). This is issued on behalf of the CAA by an approved assessment body. The process usually involves a pilot attending a training [...]

26 06, 2018

Drone Wedding Photography Service

By |2019-01-23T13:49:30+01:00June 26th, 2018|Categories: Weddings|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Cinematic aerial photography is no longer the reserve of Hollywood movies thanks to drone technology. Drone wedding photography is now an affordable option, and it’s a stunning way to capture the occasion and make the most of your chosen venue. With photographers increasingly being asked about aerial photography with drones, many are investing in the equipment and offering it as an add-on service. However, it’s important to check that an operator has approval to offer his services commercially before booking a drone wedding photography service. Any drone operator in the UK offering services for payment or [...]

26 06, 2018

Professional Drone Pilot Hire – 3 Things You Need to Know

By |2019-01-23T13:52:51+01:00June 26th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Thanks to rapid development of technology, professional drone pilot hire is easy. Hundreds of people have been attracted to this exciting new industry, and affordable equipment means that drone hire costs are falling. Of course price isn’t the only factor in professional drone pilot hire, and there are some important things you need to know. A pilot must have approval from the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) to operate for payment or reward in the UK. There’s no such thing as a drone licence, and approval comes in the form of a PfCO (Permission For Commercial Operations). [...]

26 06, 2018

How Do You Hire an Aerial Photographer?

By |2019-01-23T13:59:49+01:00June 26th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Up until a couple of years ago, a helicopter or light aircraft were the only options if you wanted to hire an aerial photographer. This made it very expensive, and the cost meant aerial photography was the reserve of television productions. You can hire an aerial photographer with a drone from around £200. This will cover the costs of a professional, CAA approved drone pilot with equipment capable of delivering high quality results. Cheap drone hire pilots are available, but they are often operating illegally and there can be serious consequences. If you hire an aerial photographer [...]

26 06, 2018

What’s a Commercial UAV Pilot?

By |2019-01-23T14:04:28+01:00June 26th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

A commercial UAV pilot is a term sometimes used to refer to a professional drone operator. UAV stands for Unmanned Aerial Vehicle, more commonly called a drone. To carry out work for payment or reward with a drone, a pilot must have approval from the Civil Aviation Authority in the UK. If you are looking to hire a commercial UAV pilot, there are some important legal requirements that you should be aware of. Hiring an illegal pilot can land you in serious trouble, and drone laws in the UK are tightening as the use of UAV’s [...]

25 06, 2018

Drone Operator Work

By |2019-01-23T14:04:32+01:00June 25th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Accountancy firm PWC have predicted huge growth in drone operator jobs by the year 2030. This will be in a broad range of industry sectors from wholesale to defense. If you’re thinking about starting a drone business or finding a drone operator job there’s never been a better time. Use of drones in industry is driven by the need to innovate, increase productivity and reduce costs. Amazon is a great example of how modern businesses are embracing drone technology. It may be some years before swarms of drones are over the UK’s sky delivering parcels, but [...]

17 06, 2018

See Things Differently – Raise Your Schools Profile

By |2019-10-01T00:29:56+01:00June 17th, 2018|Categories: Schools|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Some progressive, forward thinking schools in the UK are seeing the benefit of bringing in DSR Pilots, with their wealth of knowledge and specialist skills. Our network of professional, personable pilots are the best possible choice for bringing a curriculum to life. The extensive reach of drone tech is unsurpassed. Geography – drones regularly produce amazing maps, through incredibly clever techniques such as photogrammetry, structure from motion and other things that will spark interest in your learners. Mathematics & Physics – there is a lot of mathematics involved in making a drone fly, including revolutions per minute, time, distance and speed calculations, [...]

15 06, 2018

Drones for your Wedding

By |2019-01-23T10:39:58+01:00June 15th, 2018|Categories: Weddings|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

“My fiancé really wants some aerial shots taken of our wedding…  and I’d like to book a drone for him as a surprise. How do I choose an operator to go for and is there anything I need to know before booking?” Booking a drone operator to fly at your wedding will create a fantastic memory for the happy couple, as well as the rest of the wedding party. Capturing your special day from this perspective creates a lot of buzz and those otherwise impossible-to-capture shots will be treasured for years to come. The general public [...]

8 06, 2018

Drone Hire in Leicestershire

By |2019-03-19T21:16:51+01:00June 8th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Drone hire in Leicestershire is predicted to rise rapidly over the next decade as unmanned aircraft technology is embraced by industry. Many people still regard drones as toys, but they offer proven benefits in everything from agriculture to construction. Drone hire in Leicestershire will be particular popular because of the region’s economy and industry. Examples include – Leicestershire has a long history of livestock breeding, and drone technology offers many benefits in this industry. Being able to view farmland from an aerial perspective helps to improve efficiency and reduce costs. Sheep farming is particularly widespread in [...]

8 06, 2018

Drone Laws in UK – Confusion Reigns!

By |2019-03-19T21:16:51+01:00June 8th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

The tide is gradually turning with regards to public perception of drones, but drone laws in the UK are still a cause of great confusion. Press reports of near-misses with aircraft and of drones being used to smuggle drugs into prisons and spy on people have fuelled fear and confusion. Like others around the world, the UK’s government is playing catch-up with drone technology. It’s true to say that there are a very small minority of people who blatantly break drone laws in the UK and put the public at risk. However, the majority of drone owners [...]

8 06, 2018

Drone Camera Hire – 4 Things to Consider

By |2019-01-29T08:58:19+01:00June 8th, 2018|Categories: General|0 Comments

Drones have opened up exciting new opportunities in the world of professional photography and filming. Not so long ago you’d need a blockbuster movie budget to be able to produce aerial shots. Drone camera hire in the UK has made aerial work much more affordable. Aerial film footage has a cinematic quality and can make even mundane subjects look interesting. Low budget television programs are using aerial footage now thanks to the affordable costs of drone camera hire. If you have a project you think may benefit from aerial photography, consider the following points. Drone camera operators for [...]

8 06, 2018

How to Hire a Drone Pilot

By |2019-01-29T09:00:53+01:00June 8th, 2018|Categories: General|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

If you want to know how to hire a drone pilot, Drone Safe Register’s quick quote facility is the perfect place to start. With over 370 CAA approved drone pilots available, you can obtain drone quotes for anywhere in the UK. There are several things to consider when you hire a drone pilot in the UK. Anyone using a drone for payment or reward must have approval to do so from the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA). There is no such thing as a UK drone licence, and approval comes in the form of a PFCO (Permission for Commercial Operations). [...]

8 06, 2018

Drone Hire in Lancashire

By |2019-01-23T13:36:21+01:00June 8th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Drone hire in Lancashire is expected to increase dramatically over the next ten years. A surge in the use of unmanned aircraft in industry will mean approved drone pilots will be in high demand. The home of several high tech businesses in the aviation sector, including BAE Systems, drone technology could bring thousands of new jobs to Lancashire. Changes in legislation are emerging that will mean tighter controls on the use of drones by recreational flyers but more flexibility for experienced, professional drone pilots. Drone hire in Lancashire today is popular for aerial photography, roof inspections [...]