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30 04, 2020

How Firefighters Use Drones

By |2020-05-04T17:52:14+01:00April 30th, 2020|Categories: General, Featured, Property|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

How Firefighters Use Drones Although drones are typically used for recreational purposes, they also have a major part to play in our health and safety. Firefighters are just one of the professions in the public service sector who use drones to help protect people from harm and even prevent disasters occurring. Despite their lightweight and small structure, drones play a major part in saving lives as part of fire operations. Here are just some of the main ways firefighters can use drones: 1. Assessing the [...]

28 04, 2020

An Introduction to LinkedIn for Drone Operators

By |2020-06-10T11:19:47+01:00April 28th, 2020|Categories: General|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

An Introduction to LinkedIn which has around 28,000,000 users in the UK and over 650,000,000 globally. drone operator Resources Many people think of it as an online CV service and tool for headhunters and recruiters, but it’s far more when used correctly. For anyone operating a business LinkedIn is a great platform for networking and B2B marketing. Whatever sector of the drone industry you work in there will be thousands of people and companies you can connect with on LinkedIn. Examples include construction companies, surveyors, insurance Loss Adjusters, architects [...]

6 04, 2020

6 Ways Drones Positively Impact Our Society

By |2020-04-06T10:46:36+01:00April 6th, 2020|Categories: News|0 Comments

Although many people believe that drones are used solely for entertainment purposes, they can also benefit our lives and the society in several ways. Drones are built in various designs to perform an abundance of important tasks, which we, as humans, cannot accomplish with our own efforts. Drones can be used for both leisure and business use, while assisting with vital tasks in society that may have been impossible to complete by humans alone. As a result, the demand for drone production is increasingly growing in a number of sectors. In this [...]

30 03, 2020

10 Things To Do During the Coronavirus Lockdown

By |2020-04-11T16:41:58+01:00March 30th, 2020|Categories: News, Members|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

10 Things Commercial Drone Operators Can Do During the Coronavirus Lockdown claim my free stock library account The drone industry has never been an easy ride, but who could’ve imagined we’d not only be grounded but completely housebound in 2020! At Drone Safe Register we were looking forward to a bumper year and there were signs of increasing enquiries, major accounts coming onboard and an upturn an interest across industries. And then Boom! The Coronavirus crisis hits and the world stops turning. On the positive, drone pilots are a [...]

19 03, 2020

Coronavirus Special Update

By |2020-03-19T19:10:14+00:00March 19th, 2020|Categories: News|2 Comments

Coronavirus Special Update At Drone Safe Register we have been thinking about how we can respond and protect the interests of you our members and the whole drone industry overall. Up until recent events 2020 looked like it was going to be a great year for many as the industry was finally on the move. For four years we’ve worked tirelessly to build and support our network, represent the drone industry as a force for good and find industry sectors to work with. Support from our members has been outstanding and this has [...]

8 03, 2020

How to become a commercial drone pilot

By |2020-11-13T11:11:43+00:00March 8th, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , , |0 Comments

To operate legally as a commercial drone pilot in the UK you must take some formal training. visit our new drone store A drone course you can attend in person is by far the best option as there’s nothing like hands on training where you can ask questions and learn from experts. Joining a drone pilot course is also a great opportunity to meet likeminded people and begin to develop your professional network. The Civil Aviation Authority delegates the authority to grant permission to work as a commercial drone [...]

19 02, 2020

UK Drone Law Changes 2020 – New Dawn or Disaster?

By |2020-11-29T21:03:42+00:00February 19th, 2020|Categories: CAA|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

It all seemed so simple in the ‘good old days’ of drone flying in the UK. Special offer - A2CofC training for just £129 If you wanted to use a drone for business or to make money with it in some way you had to obtain a ‘PfCO’ from the CAA. The rules may have felt restrictive to some, but at least they were simple to understand and actually worked quite well. As July 2020 looms closer, (Now delayed due to Coronavirus) UK drone laws [...]

19 02, 2020

Hire Elevated Mast Photographer

By |2020-02-19T15:50:17+00:00February 19th, 2020|Categories: Elevated Mast Hire, News|Tags: , , |0 Comments

In some situations a camera pole, also known as an elevated mast camera, is just as good Free Elevated Mast Photographer Quotes Drones are the perfect tool for getting ‘eyes’ on difficult to access places such as chimneys and roofs, but they aren’t the only option. In some situations a camera pole, also known as an elevated mast camera, is just as good. In areas where it may not be safe or legal to fly a drone, an elevated mast photographer offers the solution. Telescopic aerial pole photography has [...]

5 02, 2020

Drone Safe Register – The Network of Drone Experts

By |2020-06-02T12:41:31+01:00February 5th, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

visit our new drone store We are already widely recognised as the UK’s leading network of drone pilots for hire, but Drone Safe Register has so much more to offer. As we move into 2020 a number of new services have already been launched, and there’s much more to come. Mark Boyt, Drone Safe Register CEO commented: “Our focus will always be on providing safe, legal drone operators for hire, but our members have such a vast range of related expertise we have to make the most of the many opportunities and to [...]

3 02, 2020

Top Mounted Drone Camera Systems

By |2020-06-10T11:04:32+01:00February 3rd, 2020|Categories: Inspections & Surveys, News|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Drone Camera Systems are typically located underneath the aircraft Some have a built-in camera and gimbal fitted as standard, but others allow cameras to be attached as an additional payload. The latter are very high-spec cameras for film and television production work, or more specialist equipment such as thermal imaging technology. Another option that can be useful is a top mounted drone camera For most drone photography and inspection work, a camera fitted underneath the aircraft is perfectly adequate. Powerful zoom lenses fitted to drone cameras allow images and footage to be [...]

1 02, 2020

Ops Manual Renewal & Update Service

By |2020-06-10T11:17:27+01:00February 1st, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Operations Manual Renewal, Issue & Update Service From Drone Safe Register visit our new drone store here November 2019 saw Drone Safe Register add it's new Operations Manual renewal service to our members Pro Shop. This service is designed to help members with updates and changes that are brought in by the CAA with the ever changing regulations. There are more changes likely in next few months, with the new EU UAS regulations coming into force from July 1st and DSR will be ready to help our members update [...]

1 02, 2020

Using FPV Drones For Aerial Filming Explained

By |2020-02-01T19:18:00+00:00February 1st, 2020|Categories: Aerial Filming|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

There are an ever increasing number of reasons to hire a FPV filming drone pilot! FPV stands for ‘First Person View.’ It’s also referred to as ‘Remote Person View’ (RPV), and it means the drone is controlled and navigated using a view from the cockpit of the aircraft. An on-board camera transmits a live signal to a viewing screen of the control device. FPV goggles are sometimes used and give the drone pilot an immersive experience as if he’s actually flying on the drone! FPV drones are typically associated with drone racing. This is an increasingly [...]

27 01, 2020

Hire a Videographer With Permission To Operate A Drone

By |2020-02-01T18:52:33+00:00January 27th, 2020|Categories: Aerial Video and Filming, Promotions|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

The Drone Safe Register network has hundreds of experienced video cameramen and photographers. view our network here Many drone camera pilots start off as ground-based cameramen and invest in training and equipment to be able to offer aerial photography as an additional service. If you’re looking to hire a videographer, we can help. Recording video is now easier than ever thanks to improvements in smartphones and digital cameras. These are great for capturing footage of things like family days out, but the quality is still limited. A professional videographer [...]

22 01, 2020

FPV Drone Pilot And Operator Hire

By |2020-10-11T23:39:05+01:00January 22nd, 2020|Categories: News, Aerial Filming, Aerial Video and Filming|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Hire FPV Drones For Aerial Filming You can hire an approved FPV operator here FPV drones are new to the filming world, they are also very exciting for many film creators Drone Safe Register is proud to launch the UK's first ever FPV drone filming directory and we have made the process of finding an operator easy for you. Since 2015 we have promoted the safe use of drones here in the UK, as the industry grows, our members have grown and they are now capturing aerial film like never seen [...]

20 01, 2020

Nationwide Drone Surveying Best Prices Guaranteed

By |2020-08-20T13:41:37+01:00January 20th, 2020|Categories: News, Inspections & Surveys|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

We List Drone Surveying Companies Within The UK & Ireland Locating and hiring the services of an expert drone surveyor has now become super easy. We list hundreds of approved members specialising in many areas, all found very easily via our website Map. Our members regularly work with UK businesses and insurance companies. Below you will see our latest UK map displaying the locations and contact details of drone operators who are fully insured and ready to help you. You can book directly or use our new instant quote form. Request 1-5 quotes [...]

17 01, 2020

Find UK Aerial Stock Footage By Location Map

By |2020-02-02T18:11:02+00:00January 17th, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Aerial footage adds a cinematic quality to a film or television production. The opening sequences of blockbuster movies often feature shots of sweeping vistas to set the scene and create impact.  The budgets of these movies run into millions of course, but you can create the same effect if you purchase UK aerial stock footage. This is a great option for something like a corporate video or website content. Rather than commissioning a film production company to produce new footage, visit the Drone Safe Register aerial stock footage library below [...]

16 01, 2020

Aerial Website Banner Images To Download

By |2020-02-02T18:18:49+00:00January 16th, 2020|Categories: News, Aerial Photography, Photography|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Website Banners can be crucial when you are advertising your business. Adding an aerial banner picture of the town or the area you operate within will give you the edge. view and purchase website banner images The purpose of an aerial website banner is to create a focus point which is why it is so important to get it right. Using aerial photography as a banner image is actually a fairly new idea. You only have seconds to interest the visitor to encourage them to start browsing further. The [...]

15 01, 2020

A list of aerial filming companies available to hire today

By |2020-11-05T12:46:41+00:00January 15th, 2020|Categories: News, Aerial Filming|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

A List Of UK Aerial Filming Companies - hire by location instantly Hire the nations leading aerial filming companies from Drone Safe Register. Since 2015 we have provided safe and legal drone hire for thousands of productions. You can book/hire by location using our easy to use interactive map or save time using our instant quote from around on our homepage. You simply select the area required, enter the dat and project details and our expert operators will be in touch immediately. To celebrate our 5th year we are offering 20% off all membership plans for the whole of [...]

15 01, 2020

The UK’s Photography Network

By |2020-02-02T18:20:36+00:00January 15th, 2020|Categories: Aerial Filming, Aerial Photography, Dragons Den, Photographer, Photography|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Hire a Professional Photographer From Our Network Today - As seen on BBC's Dragon's Den Visit Our Website - A Peter Jones Invested Company Finding a Photographer near you has been made super simple using our online instant quote facility. This caters for all types of Photography services. Our members can offer, ground photography, drone, full film production, wedding videos, camera car systems and even cablecam's for large festivals. You name it, our members offer it. Whether you're looking for an event to be captured, a wedding to be [...]

10 01, 2020

The UK’s Heavy Lift Drone Directory For High-End FilmMakers

By |2020-02-02T18:22:30+00:00January 10th, 2020|Categories: Aerial Filming|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

There is a constant drive to shrink technology and make it lighter, but not in the world of high-end film making! Welcome to the world of heavy lift drone hire. The UK's Expert Drone Hire Network Receive instant advice and project quotes from the experts HERE Aerial film and videography has changed radically over the past few years. Not so long ago helicopters and light aircraft were the only options. Not only were these expensive and potentially risky, manned aircraft are no where near as manoeuvrable and flexible as a drone piloted by a skilled [...]