29 06, 2022

What Is A Drone Inspection?

By |June 29th, 2022|Categories: Aerial Filming Aerial Photography Aerial Video and Filming Inspections & Surveys |Tags: |Comments Off on What Is A Drone Inspection?

Drones have revolutionised inspections of hard-to-reach assets such as wind turbines, cell towers and roofs. Hundreds of industries require visual inspections as part of maintenance programs, and drones have several advantages over traditional, manual methods.Firstly, the risks of using ladders, ropes and scaffolding are eliminated. There are of course health and safety procedures to follow when using drones, but the risks are far less than those associated with having workers access hard-to-access areas. A drone inspection can be far quicker than a manual one, with a drone collectin [...]

21 06, 2022

Can You Make Money As A Drone Operator

By |June 21st, 2022|Categories: Aerial Photography Hobbyist General |Tags: |Comments Off on Can You Make Money As A Drone Operator

How much can a drone operator earn?Many may dream of making money flying drones for a living, but is it really a viable business? And how much can a drone operator earn? It depends on a number of factors, but don’t assume it’s going to be easy money! Like anything in life, you’ll get out what you put in. As a small business operator, you’ll be responsible for everything - marketing your drone business, turning enquiries into sales, dealing with customers and managing finances as well as the actual flying. With hard work and a little luck on your side you will make money, but [...]

13 06, 2022

Why are drones being used at events?

By |June 13th, 2022|Categories: Aerial Photography Aerial Filming General |Tags: |Comments Off on Why are drones being used at events?

The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee was a great showcase of how drones can be used at events. We’ve become used to seeing stunning aerial shots seamlessly edited between ground-based filming, but it wouldn’t be possible without drone technology. Helicopters were used in the past, but the cost and practicalities mean drones are far easier to use. Safety is key of course, particularly when aircraft are flown near large crowds, but an experienced, qualified drone event operator there are no real concerns.The spectacular ending to the Jubliee concert involved 400 drones lighting up the sk [...]

6 06, 2022

Can you make money with Drones in 2022?

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Turning a hobby or interest into a business is the dream of thousands of people every year. When it comes to drone flying, it really is possible and doesn’t have to just be a dream. As with starting any business, determination, a desire to learn new skills and persistence are required. But thousands of people across the UK are now making money from drones, either as a full-time business or to supplement other income. [...]