DSR Working with the CAA as Key Stakeholder

2019-03-15T19:01:15+00:00

DSR Working with the CAA as Key Stakeholders Drone Safe Register is delighted to have been invited to work alongside the CAA as a key industry stakeholder in their UAS unit. The CAA established a UAS unit a little over six months ago.  The goal being to bring together industry operators and service providers from all areas to provide guidance and focus as they continue to develop their strategies with regard to drones. Legislation and best practice regarding commercial and hobbyist UAV use continues to evolve apace.  March has already seen one update to the [...]

DSR to Offer Support to All Call Signs

2019-03-15T19:01:26+00:00

DSR to Offer Support to All Call Signs DSR are very proud to be supporting the All Call Signs, not for profit organisation, who work with veterans and serving military personnel to offer mental health support. All Call Signs offer a peer to peer app with a chat service staffed by Forces experienced volunteers who understand the specific struggles that come along with life in and out of uniform.  They work with media outlets to highlight the issues of current and ex service personnel and promote awareness of the mental health issues [...]

Mark Boyt March 2019

2019-03-15T19:01:35+00:00

A Word from Mark Boyt - March 2019 2019 is racing by and already we can start looking forward to the better spring weather that drone pilots love. There’s never a quiet month here at DSR headquarters as we are always full of new ideas at various stages of development, but March has seen more than its share of activity. We were, of course, very pleased to be asked to join the CAA SUA unit as industry stakeholders and we aim to do all that we can to be the voice [...]

Drone Pilot Assaulted by Journalist

2019-03-15T19:01:43+00:00

Drone Pilot Assaulted by Journalist It is with great sadness that we have to report the violent assault of a DSR drone pilot.  The pilot was assaulted by a member of the public who had been misled by increasingly negative narrative about the use of drones, propagated by a large proportion of the UK’s media outlets.  Irresponsible click-bait headlines and slanted stories designed to cause outrage and generate fear of UAVs amongst the public meant that a professional, CAA approved drone operator and Drone Safe Register member was flying safely and legally as instructed by [...]