13 01, 2021

Live status on Crowdcube!

By |2021-01-13T16:17:27+00:00January 13th, 2021|Categories: Aerial Filming, Aerial Photography, Aerial Video and Filming, Agriculture, Articles, CAA, DJI, Drone Safe Store, EASA, Featured, General, Hobbyist, Inspections & Surveys, Members, News, Newsletter-Articles|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on Live status on Crowdcube!

Crowdcube and the Drone Industry There are just two days until we are live on Crowdcube! We are raising funds to grow our business and continue promoting trained, safe and insured drone operators. We are offering our followers early access! Learn more about what we’ve been up to, where we’re going and how you can join us on our journey by visiting our campaign using the link below.  Read our Crowdcube pitch and invest here This Crowdcube investment opportunity means that you can be a [...]

30 12, 2020

Gold Certified Drone Operators with Drone Safe Register

By |2020-12-31T08:59:43+00:00December 30th, 2020|Categories: Aerial Filming, Aerial Photography, Aerial Video and Filming, CAA, Featured, General, Members, News, Newsletter-Articles, Promotions|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Gold Certified Drone Operators with Drone Safe Register

Gold Certified Drone Operators With over 6,000 CAA Approved PfCO holders, and hundreds more set to qualify in 2021, Drone Safe Register™ has over the last 5 years endeavoured to set the benchmark for the hiring of trained, safe and insured commercial drone operators. Gold Certified members - The safest, most skilled and advanced operators available.  In an increasingly expanding and rapidly diversifying industry, it has never been more important to stand out as the safest, most skilled and advanced operators available. We have recognised that with the [...]

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 |2020-12-14T19:12:01+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 [...]

14 10, 2020

Successful Women in the Drone Industry

By |2020-10-14T17:24:11+01:00October 14th, 2020|Categories: Aerial Filming, Aerial Photography, Aerial Video and Filming, CAA, DJI, Featured, Members, News, Photographer, Photography, Property, Weddings|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Our very own leading lady Psyona Williams Learn about her launch into the Drone Industry and the success she's had being part of it Psyona Williams, 25, a keen Landscape Photographer from Oxford, was first introduced to the droning world at the Photography Show in Birmingham. Sharing her passion for photography, Psyona credits her Father, Steve Williams, for getting her interested in the droning industry. Having first seen a drone in flight at the Photography Show in 2016, Psyona recalls that she was instantly interested in the potential of [...]

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 [...]

22 07, 2019

Drones and Search and Rescue

By |2020-01-20T20:28:09+00:00July 22nd, 2019|Categories: Featured, General|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Drones and Search and Rescue Drones are really tailor made to assist search and rescue teams. They offer the ability to cover large areas in a fraction of the time of a ground based search, and over any type of terrain. The emergency services have already begun to leverage the power of having a cost-effective camera in the sky with many police forces across the UK and Ireland now having their own drone fleet.  Using UAVs to carry out searches for missing people and offenders is one obvious use but they [...]

20 07, 2019

Drones and Police Use

By |2020-01-14T00:49:21+00:00July 20th, 2019|Categories: Featured, General|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Drones and Police Use Drones are now far more commonly being used by Police Forces across the UK to assist them in their fight against crime. Although drones offer a cost-effective approach in many areas, they are not seen as a replacement for the National Police Air Service helicopters so we can expect to see them on duty for many years to come. However, the speed with which a drone can be deployed, and the cost savings means that UAV technology is starting to offer benefit in many areas. Wiltshire Police [...]

15 07, 2019

Understanding EASA Drone Regulations – Categories and Classes – Part 2

By |2020-01-14T00:50:05+00:00July 15th, 2019|Categories: CAA, EASA, Featured|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Understanding EASA Drone Regulations Categories and Classes – Part 2 EASA regulations have been developed to allow free circulation of drones within Europe and apply clear and comprehensive safety standards to the field of unmanned aerial systems. They become applicable in the UK on July 1st 2020.  This blog series looks at separate aspects of the upcoming changes. In this post, we’re going to take a look at the new categories for drone operation and classes of drone. There will be three categories of drone operation and they relate to the [...]

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 [...]

6 07, 2019

Is a Drone Right for your Wedding?

By |2020-01-15T19:37:45+00:00July 6th, 2019|Categories: Aerial Photography, Aerial Video and Filming, Featured, Weddings|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Is a Drone Right for you at your Wedding? There is a long list of tasks that you are faced with if you’re planning your dream wedding, and now there is a new checkbox – should I hire a drone? Picture by - DroneCam Solutions Ltd Some photographers and videographers have added this serviced as part of their package, but many haven’t because of the expense of the equipment and the stringent regularity requirements to fly legally. A pilot flying for ‘commercial gain’ requires CAA Permissions for Commercial Operations (PfCO) [...]

29 06, 2019

Drones for Schools Follow Up Since Launch

By |2020-01-07T16:10:31+00:00June 29th, 2019|Categories: Jessops, Featured, Peter Jones, Schools|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Drones for Schools Follow up since launch At 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 [...]

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 [...]

17 06, 2019

The Rise in Film Tourism is Good for the Drone Industry

By |2020-01-15T11:48:24+00:00June 17th, 2019|Categories: Aerial Video and Filming, Featured|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Drone Industry and the Growth in Film Tourism The 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 [...]

15 06, 2019

DSR Present at Creative England Filming Summit

By |2020-01-14T01:01:45+00:00June 15th, 2019|Categories: Featured, News|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

DSR Present at Creative England Filming Summit 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 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 [...]