29 06, 2019

Drones for Schools Follow Up Since Launch

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Drones for Schools Follow Up Since LaunchAt the end of April 2019, Drone Safe Register launched its pioneering Drones for Schools educational programme. This free programme for key stage 2 children 7-11 years, is delivered by our professional DSR member pilots to schools in their local area.The material is currently aimed at Key Stage 2 pupils (aged 7 to 11 years) although future developments will see this age range expanded. We also have plans to take the programme out of the classroom and bring it to child groups such as beavers, cubs, scouts, guides, brownies as well as other chil [...]

24 06, 2019

Drone use in Construction Projects From Our National Drone Network

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Drone use in Construction ProjectsDrones have a number of very important ways in which they can contribute to the smooth and efficient progress of construction projects.  From tracking site progress to monitoring site safety, to keeping stakeholders informed and overseeing subcontractors, the use of UAVs can offer substantial benefits over traditional methods.Picture by  Stratus Imagery at www.stratusimagery.co.ukWith even relatively small construction projects offering complex logistical challenges, this ability to streamline and simplify has unsurprisingly led to this new [...]

21 06, 2019

When can you fly a drone at Gatwick Airport?

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You can’t fly a drone near an airport… or can you?The drone incursion at Gatwick Airport last December was clearly a reckless and deliberate act of sabotage, the consequences of which brought misery to the travelling public and burdened the airport and airlines alike with significant expense and logistic upheaval.  The cost to the UK has been put in excess of £50m. While the story moves off into distant memory, 6 months on from the incident, the aftermath has also left its mark on the fledgling commercial drone services industry, with many operators, particularly those [...]

20 06, 2019

An Amazing Professional Members Meeting at Gatwick Air Museum

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An Incredible Agenda at the DSR Professional Members MeetingJune 19th saw Drone Safe Register bringing together industry experts along with more than one hundred of its members at Gatwick Aviation Museum for a second business meeting, building on the success of the last meeting in September 2018 Photography by Nigel Bowles at John Connor Press Associates Ltd The venue, Gatwick Air Museum, lies meters away from the end of the runway at Gatwick Airport and was deliberately chosen on this occasion for that reason. There have been significant consequences to the commercial drone services [...]

17 06, 2019

The Rise in Film Tourism is Good for the Drone Industry

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Drone Industry and the Growth in Film TourismThe UK’s drone industry is not alone when it comes to fast growth.  Film and TV production in the UK is also experiencing a meteoric rise, reaching the highest levels ever recorded. The film industry in the UK is supported by a competitive tax credit regime and by a rising demand for high quality content form both traditional channels as well as the newer pay to view channels.  The popularity of Netflix and Amazon video (among other streaming services) means that the public’s appetite for new movies and TV dramas is almost unquenchab [...]

15 06, 2019

DSR Present at Creative England Filming Summit

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DSR Present at Creative England Filming SummitCreative England are the logistical power behind many of the UK-filmed TV series and movies that you’ll definitely have heard of – from Peaky Blinders to Harry Potter. When a company wants to create a film or drama in the UK, Creative England are likely to be the organisation that they turn to. Creative England are the logistical power behind many of the UK-filmed TV series and movies that you’ll definitely have heard of – from Peaky Blinders to Harry Potter.  When a company wants to create a film or drama in the UK, Creative Eng [...]

10 06, 2019

Is it legal to shoot down a drone over your property?

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Can I shoot down a drone?Is legal to shoot down a drone that is flying over your propertyThere can be an element of fear around drones at the moment, largely promoted by the media as nothing sells copies of their papers better than providing a target for worry or righteous indignation!Our 5 useful links are below.Learn about Drone Rules and Regulations Report drone miss-use to the CAAWho is your local legal drone operator? How much do drones cost? About Drone Safe RegisterOf course, here at Drone Safe Register, we know that drones in the hands of safe and legal pilots [...]

4 06, 2019

Are Government and the Media Responding to Misinformation?

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The Government & Drones Are Government and the Media Responding to Misinformation?Well the answer is clearly – YES!A recent request for data under the Freedom of Information Act was made to the UK Airprox Board (UKAB) by the Airprox Reality Check Organisation and the results are causing quite a stir within the drone industry.The information requested was the amount of airprox incidences where there was proof outside of the report itself that a drone has flown close to an aircraft in UK skies and the answer was a resounding zero.The response read,‘In all cases, UKAB has no con [...]

3 06, 2019

Using a Drone at your Event Venue

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Using a Drone at your Event VenueAs drones become more common in our everyday lives, they are also becoming more of a standard feature of wedding days and special events.  A big part of planning any event has always been the selection of the perfect venue to provide the backdrop. picture supplied by DSR member DroneCam Soltuons Ltd – www.dronecamsolutions.co.uk A great deal of time and expense is invested by hotel management teams in making sure that their destination looks perfect from every angle and they are increasingly receiving requests that drones be able to capture eve [...]

1 06, 2019

Drones and the Hospitality Industry

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Drones and the Hospitality IndustryToday’s hospitality industry is a far cry from the days of travel agents and stacks of glossy brochures.Today’s traveller can search resorts with a click of their mouse and view real life, almost real time reviews and images to help them to make their holiday decisions.The modern traveller is information hungry. They want as much data as possible about their hotel or resort before they decide to book and part with their hard earned cash for a much looked forward to holiday.  They are also pretty savvy.  The tricks that used to work, wh [...]