9 11, 2020

The Power of Networking in the Drone Industry

By |2020-11-29T21:00:42+00:00November 9th, 2020|Categories: Aerial Filming, Aerial Photography, Aerial Video and Filming, Agriculture, Articles, Boats and Shipping, CAA, Cablecam, DJI, Elevated Mast Hire, General, Hobbyist, Inspections & Surveys, Insurance, Members, News, Newsletter-Articles, Photographer, Photography, Promotions, Property, Schools, Stock, Thermal Imaging, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

The Power of Networking in the Drone Industry In 2015, Mark Boyt set up Drone Safe Register™, the UK’s first professional network of safe, legal and insured drone operators for hire. After noticing a gap in the market for a safe and supportive group of legal and professionally trained drone operators, Mark knew there was an opportunity for something to be done to increase networking in the drone industry. Drone Safe Register™ was launched and is now the UK’s largest network of CAA Approved Drone Operators. Our members provide a quality service for residential property, [...]

4 11, 2020

Out-the-box Ideas for Lockdown 2.0

By |2020-11-04T16:09:15+00:00November 4th, 2020|Categories: Aerial Filming, Aerial Photography, Aerial Video and Filming, Agriculture, Articles, Boats and Shipping, CAA, Cablecam, DJI, Dragons Den, Drone Safe Store, EASA, Elevated Mast Hire, Featured, General, Hobbyist, Inspections & Surveys, Insurance, legacy, Marine, Members, News, Photographer, Photography, Promotions, Property, Schools, Stock, Thermal Imaging, Uncategorized, Weddings, Wind and Solar Farms|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Out-the-box Ideas for Lockdown 2.0 Did you know that Drone Safe Register™ have a network of safe, trained and professional drone operators ready for take-off? We’ve compiled a list of out-the-box ideas to help you utilise our members’ drone services throughout lockdown 2.0. Another lockdown is looming and many people are wondering how their business operations will continue amid the increasing restrictions imposed by the UK Government. Drone Services are being increasingly recognised as a cheaper and safer alternative for smart data collection. Socially distanced operations are business [...]

3 11, 2020

Drone Safe Register™ is 5 years old!

By |2020-11-03T15:01:40+00:00November 3rd, 2020|Categories: Aerial Filming, Aerial Photography, Aerial Video and Filming, Articles, CAA, DJI, Dragons Den, Drone Safe Store, EASA, Featured, General, Hobbyist, Inspections & Surveys, Insurance, Members, News, Newsletter-Articles, Promotions, Property, Stock|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Drone Safe Register™ is 5 years old! The Drone Safe team have worked tirelessly over the past 5 years to structure and establish a network of safe, trained and insured professionals, something we are very proud of. As a result of this hard work, thousands of people are now using our professional network of drone operators, hundreds of members are making their mark in the drone industry and we remain the nations most trusted platform for commercial drone operators. Not only does our [...]

29 10, 2020

A2 CofC Advanced Membership Launched

By |2020-11-29T21:01:37+00:00October 29th, 2020|Categories: Aerial Filming, Aerial Photography, Aerial Video and Filming, Articles, CAA, DJI, Drone Safe Store, EASA, Featured, General, Hobbyist, Inspections & Surveys, Insurance, Members, News, Newsletter-Articles, Photographer, Photography, Stock|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

A2 CofC Drone Operator Membership Plans with Drone Safe Register™ Things are changing at Drone Safe Register™. As the CAA (Civil Aviation Authority) rolls out the introduction of the A2 CofC, we have launched a new  ‘Advanced’ membership in addition to our current membership options. This new and exclusive Advanced Membership option will be offered at £208 + VAT, per year with an additional one-of £50 charge in the first year for a one-on-one flight training and test session, with one of our professional members. This flight session not only provides an invaluable level of support from our existing [...]

28 10, 2020

Our October Newsletter

By |2020-11-12T11:52:08+00:00October 28th, 2020|Categories: Aerial Filming, Aerial Photography, Aerial Video and Filming, Articles, CAA, DJI, Drone Safe Store, EASA, Featured, General, Hobbyist, Inspections & Surveys, Insurance, Members, News, Newsletter-Articles, Photographer, Photography, Promotions, Property, Schools, Stock|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Drone Safe Register™ October Newsletter Message from Mark Boyt I wanted to take this opportunity to round up all of the changes (both good and trying!) that we’ve experienced over the last few months. A Newsletter is something I have always wanted to be able to deliver so although it is in these circumstances, I am glad to have the ball rolling. You can expect a Newsletter from Drone Safe Register™ at the end of every month from now on. We forecasted for this year to be our best yet, and despite all the [...]

19 10, 2020

Drone Safe Register Partners with Leading Prop-tech innovators, InventoryBase

By |2020-10-19T14:28:20+01:00October 19th, 2020|Categories: Aerial Filming, Aerial Photography, Aerial Video and Filming, Articles, CAA, Dragons Den, Featured, General, Inspections & Surveys, Insurance, News, Peter Jones, Photographer, Photography, Property|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Drones - The Future Of Property Surveys Drone Safe Register Partners with Leading Prop-tech Innovators InventoryBase Innovation breeds disruption, and while not all disruption is good for everyone, Drones are growing in popularity as a means to significantly reduce the costs of aerial and elevated inspections that can otherwise cost thousands and take a lot of time. A keen advocate of the use of drones; the property industry in recent years has seen the value of this option and has embraced the idea of aerial video and photography in order to help [...]

8 09, 2019

The Future of drone Film Making

By |2020-10-31T21:11:05+00:00September 8th, 2019|Categories: Aerial Filming, Articles|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

The Future of drone filmMaking. If you’re like us, you’ll be wondering what the future holds for drones. In a recent article we wrote about a few of the benefits of aerial filming, drone usage and we’ve also briefly touched on drone deliveries. We think is pertinent to discuss aerial filming with regard to its future and what this may look like for drone and drone flight. Originally, consumer drones were used by a few aerial filming and aerial photography enthusiasts. It all really started with drone hobbyists. Not overnight, but after a short period of (flight) time, these [...]

13 07, 2019

Understanding EASA Drone Regulations – an Overview Part 1

By |2020-01-07T18:47:44+00:00July 13th, 2019|Categories: CAA, Articles, EASA, Featured|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Understanding EASA Drone Regulations An Overview - Part 1 The early part of 2019 has seen the publication of a new a set of regulations regarding drone use in Europe. Initially proposed in the Summer of 2015, the aim is to standardise UAS regulations across Europe with a wider goal of promoting the growth of the European drone industry through this simplification across contracted States. However, the regulations themselves look anything but simple so we’re going to look at different aspects over the coming weeks and months to break it all [...]

21 06, 2019

When can you fly a drone at Gatwick Airport?

By |2020-01-10T23:51:43+00:00June 21st, 2019|Categories: News, Aerial Photography, Aerial Video and Filming, Articles, CAA, Featured|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

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 that work [...]

20 06, 2019

An Amazing Professional Members Meeting at Gatwick Air Museum

By |2020-01-07T18:54:01+00:00June 20th, 2019|Categories: News, Articles, CAA, Featured|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

An Incredible Agenda at the DSR Professional Members Meeting June 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 [...]

10 06, 2019

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

By |2020-10-11T23:02:49+01:00June 10th, 2019|Categories: Articles, Featured, Property|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Is legal to shoot down a drone that is flying over your property There 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! How much do drones cost and drones for sale Report a non CAA approved operator using a drone for commercial/paid use join as a responsible drone user here Of course, here at [...]

25 05, 2019

Aerial Drone Inspections The Best Prices Throughout The UK

By |2020-08-20T13:37:53+01:00May 25th, 2019|Categories: Aerial Photography, Aerial Video and Filming, Articles, Featured, Inspections & Surveys, Property, Weddings|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Aerial Drone Inspections Throughout The UK You can book aerial Inspections HERE A short and simple drone flight can be all that it takes to get a detailed aerial inspection of your home’s roof, gutters and chimneys. This can be an invaluable tool if you want to carry out an inspection to find the source of a problem, provide data to support an insurance claim or just for peace of mind on your own home or one that you are looking to purchase. Today’s drone cameras can create incredibly high quality images that allow you to zoom in on [...]

20 05, 2019

Find My Drone Pilot

By |2020-06-10T13:26:31+01:00May 20th, 2019|Categories: Featured, Articles, General, Members|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Our Drone Pilot Portal & UAV Hub The drone industry is new and changing fast. December 2018 saw apparent drone related activity close Gatwick airport and created a ripple effect amongst the general public with regards to drone operators, and some changes in the law regarding how all drone pilots (both commercial and amateur) can operate. visit our new online drone store FIND MY DRONE PILOT NOW Couple this with the legislation changes that were already in the pipeline to bring the UK into line [...]

18 05, 2019

All Call Signs and Drone Safe Register

By |2020-01-07T19:20:31+00:00May 18th, 2019|Categories: Articles, Featured|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

All Call Signs and Drone Safe Register In March 2019, Drone Safe Register were very proud to announce their support or All Call Signs – a not for profit organisation that works with veterans and serving military personnel to offer mental health support. Staffed by volunteers with Forces experience, this incredible organisation looks to use their understanding of the struggles of life and out of uniform.  As well as working with the media to raise awareness of mental health issues, they also offer a potentially life-saving Beacon Service, and this is [...]

4 05, 2019

Drone Registration – 6 Questions for the CAA and Government

By |2020-01-07T19:25:35+00:00May 4th, 2019|Categories: CAA, Articles, Featured|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

CAA Drone Registration DSR asks 6 Questions of the CAA and Government about the incoming drone registration process and fee Purchase Drone Operator ID Stickers HERE Long before the December 2018 Gatwick drone incident, the Government in compliance with the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA), agreed to implement the EASA harmonised rules and regulations for safe drone operations. In 2018, the UK Government mandated a drone registration and education scheme in the UK to strengthen, they believe, ‘the accountability of drone users and their awareness of how to fly their drones safely’. This now being a matter of [...]

23 04, 2019

Peter Jones, Jessops & DJI back Drones for Schools Programme

By |2020-01-07T19:31:47+00:00April 23rd, 2019|Categories: Articles, Featured, General, Jessops, News, Peter Jones, Schools|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Drone Safe Register launch 'Drones for Schools' This free programme will be available to each of our professional members to use as a dynamic resource opportunity for their local area. It provides them with all the information they need to deliver a structured educational and high-quality programme for pupils within the 7-11-year educational category within the school system throughout the UK and Ireland. Backed by tech giants Jessops, our mutual investor Peter Jones CBE and DJI, the world leader in drone manufacturing, this is the first national [...]

22 04, 2019

Drones and their Use in Agriculture

By |2020-01-11T10:40:03+00:00April 22nd, 2019|Categories: Agriculture, Articles|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Drones and their Use in Agriculture Drones are playing an increasingly important role in worldwide agriculture. Against a backdrop of a growing world population, faced with the challenge of sustaining food production with dwindling resources, drones can offer a reasonably priced precision farming solution. How can Drones Help The ability to scan large tracts of land that by their nature, inhibit access and manoeuvrability is something that is ideally suited to an unmanned aerial vehicles. Much time can be saved over a ground level survey when assessing land condition, crop health and [...]

8 04, 2019

Flying near Airports and Aerodromes and other ANO Amendments

By |2020-01-07T15:54:17+00:00April 8th, 2019|Categories: Articles, CAA, Featured, General|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Flying near Airports and Aerodromes and other ANO Amendments As drone technology has become more and more a part of everyday life, it has become increasingly clear that amendments have will continue to be required to the UK's Air Navigation Order.  The law is never finished as the saying goes and must change to reflect the circumstances and sometimes, the events, of the day. One such event that can be credited with heralding the first of two rounds of changes of SUA operators in 2019, is the shutdown of Gatwick airport [...]

14 03, 2019

5 Amazon Gifts Ideas for the Drone Lover in your Life

By |2020-01-07T14:30:59+00:00March 14th, 2019|Categories: Articles, Featured|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Know someone who loves their drone?  Well, the good news is that not all drone gifts need to cost the earth and you’re sure to delight your UAV drone enthusiast with one of these.  Also, if you want to drop a subtle hint for your Christmas or birthday list, then we’re not judging! 1 - No Such Thing as Too Many Drones If this is the motto of the drone pilot in your life, then look no further for their perfect t-shirt.  It’s available in a number of different colours but we like the [...]

12 03, 2019

March 13th 2019 Air Navigation Order Amendments

By |2020-01-07T14:31:02+00:00March 12th, 2019|Categories: Articles, CAA, Featured|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

As drone technology has become more and more a part of everyday life, it has become increasingly clear that amendments have been required to the UK's Air Navigation Order. The law is never finished as the saying goes and must change to reflect the circumstances and sometimes, the events, of the day. One such event that can be credited with heralding the first of two rounds of changes of SUA operators in 2019, is the shutdown of Gatwick airport in December 2018 by the apparent unauthorised drone activity. Whether you feel that the amendments are a [...]