27 04, 2018

CAA approved drone operators

By |2019-01-23T17:22:19+01:00April 27th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Safe use of drones is underpinned by UK law. The regulations are set out in the Air Navigation Order 2016 (ANO 2016), and there are specific rules for anyone using a drone for commercial purposes. CAA approved drone operators are required to take an exam to prove they understand the relevant laws and can operate safely and within them. We are proudly the UK’s largest network of CAA approved drone operators. We have pilots for hire nationwide. The relevant sections of legislation are – Article 241 – endangering safety of any person or property. This is [...]

17 04, 2018

HOW TO TELL IF A DRONE PILOT IS THE REAL DEAL (LEGAL)

By |2019-01-23T17:22:25+01:00April 17th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Use this checklist to ensure the pilot(s) you are hiring for paid work are operating within the law, they have a current licence and are properly insured to fly UAV’s [Acronyms are at the bottom of the page]:  PfCO Certificate: Check the name matches and it is in date. Any professional operator will have this available to show you – and will be happy to do so. Be sure to check the expiry date on page two. Ask them what their CAA licence number is, and look it up to check it’s validity in this document. Be sure to have [...]

18 02, 2016

BBC Airmageddon Launching This Weekend

By |2019-01-18T17:24:28+01:00February 18th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Launching this weekend with a huge thumbs up from the Drone Safe Register Team, the high-tech drone action programme on CBBC.  Airmageddon is a brand new futuristic game show that promises to take viewers to new heights. Devised by Steve Carsey, the producer of the original Robot Wars, Airmageddon features precision flying, airborne battles and spectacular crashes from the amazing setting of the Airena – purpose-built for drone-based competition. Inside the Airena, teams of Aviators control their high tech, customised drones, taking part in an entertaining spectacle of aerial skill, conflict and fast reactions in three [...]