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17 04, 2019

DRONE SAFETY AT EVENTS 2019

By |April 17th, 2019|Categories: News |Tags: |Comments Off on DRONE SAFETY AT EVENTS 2019

Drone Safety At Your Event As spring approaches and the UK’s weather improves soon we’ll be seeing more drones taking to the skies than ever before.Drone season is nearly upon us and this year DSR predicts that in 2019 we shall see more drones being flown at events than ever before.  This is great news as the nation’s businesses embrace drone technology.  There is nothing wrong with this at all, as long as the pilots flying drones at events are legal commercial pilots.Under the UK’s aviation law, the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) states that anybody who is flying a [...]

2 02, 2019

What to do if there's a Drone Flying Over your House

By |February 2nd, 2019|Categories: General |Tags: |Comments Off on What to do if there's a Drone Flying Over your House

Drone Flying Over your HouseSo many people are enjoying flying drones as a hobby now, along with those using them commercially, that they are an increasingly common sight in our skies.However, negative press coverage, especially around the Christmas time Gatwick incident, means that people can be feeling very suspicious if they see one over or around their property.Our 5 useful links are below.Learn about Drone Rules and Regulations Report drone miss-use to the CAAWho is your local legal drone operator? How much do drones cost? About Drone Safe Register While this is u [...]

15 12, 2018

Looking for the Perfect Gift for the Drone Enthusiast in your Life?

By |December 15th, 2018|Categories: General Hobbyist |Tags: |Comments Off on Looking for the Perfect Gift for the Drone Enthusiast in your Life?

Flying drones is fast becoming a very popular hobby here in the UK with this year’s crop of Christmas trees bound to have a few drone shaped packages underneath them. If you’re looking to treat the drone enthusiast in your life with the perfect gift to go with their brand new copter, or just to gift them with a drone accessory they’ll really get benefit from, then you will soon be able to buy them a Drone Safe Register Hobbyist Membership. Priced at £29.95 for the year, hobbyist membership gets your pilot Welcome pack including all current CAA information and craft ID sticker [...]

8 10, 2018

Hiring a Drone Operator – Flying Distances

By |October 8th, 2018|Categories: General News |Tags: |Comments Off on Hiring a Drone Operator – Flying Distances

This is the second part in our series designed to explain some of the basic principles about hiring a drone operator and the standards they have to meet in order to fly safely and legally.  In particular, we’ll be looking at the distances that a drone pilot must keep to as this is something that you’ll often hear talked about and can be a bit confusing. Maximum Height that a Drone Can Fly So a drone may only fly up to 400 feet about the ground, that’s 120 metres.  This is to keep it under the level of most manned aircraft and to minimise the risk of conflict there (although s [...]

26 02, 2017

Drone Hire Made Easy

By |February 26th, 2017|Categories: News |Tags: |Comments Off on Drone Hire Made Easy

Easy Drone HireDSR is the UK’s largest drone hire and specialist camera services website. We proudly market the nation’s top drone professionals who are all Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) qualified and insured to carry out commercial drone work.Each week DSR publishes a weekly news blog to keep our members and the wider drone community up to date with industry related news. We aim to keep both professional and drone hobby readers informed with the UK’s latest drone news, laws and regulations.  We hope that our blogs inform both hobby and professional drone users.  We [...]

5 02, 2017

DRONES ARE BECOMING ACCEPTED PRACTICE

By |February 5th, 2017|Categories: News |Tags: |Comments Off on DRONES ARE BECOMING ACCEPTED PRACTICE

In little less than three years the number of professional drone pilots with CAA permissions has grown significantly. This new wave of qualified pilots (who simply didn’t exist five years ago) is leading the way in which drones can be used to save time and improve efficiency.With more and more businesses and sectors realising the benefits of drones, 2017 is expected to see more drone hire than ever.  DSR discusses some of the UK’s sectors that are embracing drones:Film / TVWe are not using it as a drone. That is completely the wrong terminology to use to describe it. We see [...]

22 12, 2016

DEPARTMENT FOR TRANSPORT DRONE REGISTRATION

By |December 22nd, 2016|Categories: News |Tags: |Comments Off on DEPARTMENT FOR TRANSPORT DRONE REGISTRATION

Where to register my Drone?Yesterday, the Department for Transport released new plans to ensure safe drone practise and to protect the public.  Measures released for consultation include (21 December 2016)Mandatory Registration of new dronesTougher penalties for illegal flying near no-fly zones and new signs for no-fly zones at sensitive sites such as airports and prisonsMaking drones electronically identifiable so the owner’s details can be passed to police if they are spotted breaking the lawThe consultation will also consider whether there is a need for a new criminal offen [...]

24 11, 2016

DRONE SAFE & THE CAA PROMOTE DRONE SAFETY

By |November 24th, 2016|Categories: News |Tags: |Comments Off on DRONE SAFE & THE CAA PROMOTE DRONE SAFETY

We are delighted to report that today, the UK Civil Aviation Authority and NATS have launched a new website to help promote drone safety called Drone Safe.The new Drone Safe ‘Dronecode’ website has advice for users on how to operate UAV’s safely and has been set up following a spate of near-misses with planes which we keep seeing within the UK news headlines.These included an incident in July,when an Airbus A320 had a “very near-miss” with a drone near the Shard in central London. One reported stated that, The pilot, who was approaching Heathrow with 165 passengers on board [...]

21 07, 2016

Illegal Drone Operators

By |July 21st, 2016|Categories: DJI News |Tags: |Comments Off on Illegal Drone Operators

So many Illegal Drone OperatorsDrone Safe Register (DSR) is on a mission to stamp out illegal drone operators who commercially fly their drones for financial gain without permission from the UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) and without any insurance indemnity.  UK law stipulates that anybody flying a UAV for financial gain must have the necessary permissions from the CAA and public liability insurance.Having spoken to our members we are hearing a recurring theme.   Illegal drone pilots are operating in all parts of the country giving legal operators a bad name and taking b [...]