31 12, 2019

Smart Farming With Drone Crop Surveying

By |2020-01-19T15:48:03+00:00December 31st, 2019|Categories: Agriculture, Aerial Filming, Aerial Photography, Aerial Video and Filming|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Crop Survey Drone Photographer - Smart Farming Reliable production statistics for the UK’s arable farming activities are essential for assessing crop and making recommendations on efficient use of land. If you manage a farm in England, Defra organises and collates agricultural surveys to capture date on use of land and types of crops. Defra’s surveys are particularly useful for spotting trends in arable farming. Hire a local Drone Safe Drone Operator HERE The idea of using drones for agriculture in the UK would have sounded like science fiction just five years ago, but they are now a proven and [...]

30 12, 2019

Drones Could Help With Boundary Disputes

By |2020-01-18T13:12:59+00:00December 30th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Drones Help With Boundary Disputes It isn’t just owners of estates and property dealers who can end up in boundary disputes. You can hire our Drone Operators HERE The legal definition for a property boundary is: ‘The invisible line dividing one person’s land from another’s. It does not have thickness or width and usually, but not always, falls somewhere in or along a physical boundary feature such as a wall, fence or hedge.’ Buying an older property doesn’t mean you can avoid boundary disputes. Boundary divisions can drift over time. Lines marked on Land Registry Title plans are often [...]

3 12, 2019

2019 Round Up – The Best Is Yet to Come!

By |2020-01-19T15:49:03+00:00December 3rd, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

, An incredible year in a challenging market place Drone Safe Register CEO Mark Boyt rounded up an incredible year in a challenging market place in a live audience session this week. These regular live sessions are a great opportunity for Mark to update DSR members on changes in drone regulations. New business deals and pipeline opportunities. We will see more throughout 2020 with  guest speakers lined up to take part. Needless to say, it’s been a tough year for many industries due to uncertainty over Brexit and future government. Emerging technology like drones can [...]

3 12, 2019

Capture Your Event By Drone

By |2020-01-14T00:38:58+00:00December 3rd, 2019|Categories: Aerial Filming|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Fun runs, triathlons and Tough Mudder style events are becoming increasingly popular. As well as raising money for charity, people are keen to find new ways to challenge themselves and keep fit. If you’re organising one of these events, it’s worth hiring a sporting events aerial photographer. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=giQ_EUUEv1g TV crews in helicopters circle the air at events like the London Marathon and Great North Run, and you can have the same professional looking footage and photos from a drone sports photographer.  Safety is of course a key factor when you have crowds of spectators gathered. That’s why [...]

30 11, 2019

Drones For Restricted Access 

By |2020-01-07T17:18:20+00:00November 30th, 2019|Categories: Inspections & Surveys|0 Comments

Drones For Restricted Access Examples include roofs, chimney stacks, aerials and lift mechanisms. Scaffolding has been one of the only options in the past, but this can be time consuming to organise and expensive to arrange. An emerging alternative is to hire a restricted access aerial photographer. To photograph and record data from buildings of one or two storeys an aerial photographer may use a pole-mounted camera. These devices can typically reach around thirty feet into the air, so can be useful for basic roof inspections of domestic and small commercial properties. Aerial camera poles serve a purpose, (Hire [...]

27 11, 2019

Getting a Fair Deal Thanks to Drone Technology

By |2020-01-09T02:23:58+00:00November 27th, 2019|Categories: Aerial Filming, News|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Getting a Fair Deal Thanks to Drone Technology Insurance companies don’t always have great reputations. It’s been said that they can be quick to take your money when you’re buying a policy.  But slow and reluctant to pay out when you need to make a claim. Fortunately the industry is very well regulated in the UK,. Companies do actually try to ‘treat customers fairly’ but that doesn’t always happen. Storm claims can be one of the most contentious. Insurance companies often have a very specific definition of what actually constitutes a storm. They will take data from local [...]

26 11, 2019

How a Drone Property Photographer Can Help Sell Your Home

By |2020-01-20T17:25:15+00:00November 26th, 2019|Categories: Aerial Photography|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Help Sell Your Home Faster With Our Network Of Drone Photographers The UK housing market is in a strange state at the moment. Interest rates are at record lows making borrowing cheaper than ever, but uncertainty over Brexit and future government has made people very nervous. Prices are falling in many areas, and properties are taking longer to sell. So what can you do if you're stuck without a buyer for your house? book private and commercial aerial photography There are many ways [...]

18 11, 2019

Drone Pilots For Hire Ireland

By |2020-01-25T23:53:13+00:00November 18th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Drone Safe Register ™ is delighted to announce that the Drone Operator Hire Platform is now live in the Republic of Ireland (ROI). This means that anybody that requires a safe and legal drone pilot in the ROI will now be able to search and hire pre approved safe and legal drone pilots.  DSR members based in the ROI are pre-checked for Irish Aviation Authority (IAA) commercial drone licence certification and valid insurance. DSR is inviting commercial drone pilots who hold an IAA licence and valid insurance to join as a Pro Member. All members create [...]

13 11, 2019

Drone Photography For Hotel & Leisure

By |2020-01-20T17:26:32+00:00November 13th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Drone Photography For Hotel & Leisure Aerial photography is a great way to showcase a hotel or leisure resort and attract visitors. If a venue is in an attractive setting or has its own gardens and grounds, there’s no better way to view it than from the air. A hotel aerial photographer is now an affordable option thanks to drone technology. A commercial drone operator can produce high-resolution photographs and video footage for marketing literature, social media and website use. Hotels on the coast or in countryside locations are particularly attractive when shot from the air. Here are some [...]

9 11, 2019

Drones Help Flood Damage Insurance Claims

By |2020-01-20T20:53:21+00:00November 9th, 2019|Categories: Aerial Photography|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Drones For Loss Adjusters As many as one on six properties in England and Wales are at risk of flooding. Climate change is likely to increase the problem over coming years, so Government and local authorities are having to consider what steps to take. Unfortunately, of course, limited budgets and competing demands for resources may limit improvements in flood defences. Book A Drone For an Insurance Claim Now Surface water flooding happens for a number of reasons. Periods of heavy rainfall can result in saturation [...]

8 11, 2019

Drone Safe Register Members Spearhead New UK Drone Registration Scheme

By |2020-01-09T02:30:39+00:00November 8th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Hundreds of members have now registered. Drone Safe Register are proud to see that hundreds of our Professional and Amateur members have embraced the CAA’s registration scheme and are signing up in support. There has been something of a backlash within the drone community, but protesting and fuelling debate simply adds costs to the scheme which the whole of the community will be responsible for at a later date. As drones have become more popular and affordable, a registration scheme was inevitable. The tiny minority of irresponsible and unlawful drone pilots have given the rest of us a [...]

6 11, 2019

Drone Operator ID Stickers

By |2020-01-20T18:52:05+00:00November 6th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Drone Operator ID Labels, Spec's and Shop link. From the 1st of November 2019 we are pleased to announce our new Drone Operator ID Sticker service. This service is open to all Operators and sent first class delivery. All Professional and Amateur Flyer membership plans will have 2 x Operator ID Stickers included for free at renewal but we have now opened this up to non DSR members to help the UK community become legal by the 30th November 2019. You can order directly from our new SHOP or select a membership plan HERE which will now include ID labels. [...]

5 11, 2019

Affordable Aerial Photography

By |2020-01-15T16:50:50+00:00November 5th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Aerial Photography Has Become More Affordable  Aerial photography has become affordable over the past few years thanks to drone technology. It's no longer necessary to hire a light aircraft or helicopter to capture images from the sky. As well as being cheaper and easier to arrange, drones can capture images and video in ways that wouldn't be possible with manned aircraft. Book an aerial photographer free instant quotes Drones are now used for a wide range of commercial applications. Surveying land for agriculture and [...]

4 11, 2019

Event Filming With Drones

By |2020-01-15T15:54:00+00:00November 4th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Hiring Drones For Events in the UK Made Easy With DSR. Event drone photography is becoming increasingly popular. An aerial perspective is ideal for everything from sporting events to rock concerts. Photographs and video of an event are ideal for marketing via social media and sharing with people who attend and take part. The fact that crowds are likely to gather means that an events aerial photographer has to treat safety as a priority. Flying over crowds is in breach of CAA regulations and can have serious repercussions for a drone operator if he doesn’t follow protocols. It’s critical [...]

2 11, 2019

My Roof Is Leaking What Should I Do?

By |2020-01-20T18:53:40+00:00November 2nd, 2019|Categories: Aerial Photography|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Roof inspections are required for a number of reasons The process has become far easier, safer and cheaper thanks to drone technology. A roof aerial photographer can produce high quality images and video footage for surveyors and other experts to view and refer back to. Chimney structures, towers, windows and guttering can be checked in a drone roof inspection.  Traditional methods for inspecting roofs and hard to access areas include the use of scaffolding, access platforms, steeplejacks or cherry picker hire. Cameras attached to extending poles are also used for simple inspection work. The advantages of hiring a roofing [...]

1 11, 2019

Solar Panel Maintenance & Inspection Service

By |2020-01-20T20:54:26+00:00November 1st, 2019|Categories: Wind and Solar Farms|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Drone Solar Panel Maintenance & Inspection The need to shift to renewable energy sources means that use of solar power is increasing. In the right location, solar panels are a simple and cost-effective way to generate electricity. Some homeowners are now installing solar panels to generate their own power, and the UK Government has a number of solar power stations planned. Solar panels are heavily exposed to the weather, and this means they require regular inspection and maintenance. A solar panel aerial photographer is the ideal solution for this. [...]

31 10, 2019

Nationwide Coastal Erosion Report & Land Survey By Drone

By |2020-01-07T17:26:23+00:00October 31st, 2019|Categories: Aerial Photography|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Aerial surveys can provide valuable data on many things not visible at ground level. Industries benefiting include construction, mining, transportation and archaeology. Light aircraft have been the go-to option for aerial surveys until recently, but drone technology is now a more flexible and affordable option. Satellite imagery technology may be suitable in some cases, but the quality and resolution doesn’t match that available from aerial drone cameras. An experienced land surveys aerial photographer can advise you on the best options for the type of survey required. For example, two-dimensional images can be used to extract three-dimensional measurements. Lidar (Light [...]

31 10, 2019

An important update for all DSR Members 

By |2020-01-07T17:24:50+00:00October 31st, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Drone Registration update After much thought we have decided to keep well away from bulk uploading member details to the CAA. This means DSR members will need to register directly with the CAA before the 30th November 2019. Registration should open on the 5th November, you can find the link on our membership page. The cost for registering is £9 payable yearly. As a growing responsible community, please register as soon as you can next week. Drone Operator ID stickers We are pleased to announce DSR will include 2 high quality drone aircraft stickers to all members. Anyone joining or renewing [...]

27 10, 2019

How to register my drone safely & securely?

By |2020-01-07T17:27:33+00:00October 27th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

The UK’s new Drone and Model Aircraft Registration and Education Scheme will go live on 5th November. Anyone responsible for a drone or unmanned aircraft (including model aircraft) weighing between 250g and 20kg will need to register as an operator. The cost for this is now £9 per year. You will also need to take and pass an online education test but don’t worry, this is free and renewable every 3 years and can be done easily on line. Both of these requirements become law on 30 November 2019. Purchase Drone Operator ID Stickers HERE When you register, you’ll get [...]

18 10, 2019

Drones in Civil Engineering and Construction – A lost opportunity?

By |2020-01-10T23:31:17+00:00October 18th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Drones in Civil Engineering and Construction - a lost opportunity? The UK commercial drone industry has really got to get its act together if it does not want to miss out on the much-heralded financial rewards predicted for the industry, according to Drone Safe Register’s Adrian Westwood following his attendance at two of the UK's largest civil engineering and construction industry trade fairs.  The Kent Construction Expo 2019 at the Kent Event Centre, Maidstone, attracted more than 2,000 visitors to the 170+ trade stands, representing the largest gathering of construction industry professionals, contractors and specialist service providers in the [...]