15 01, 2020

A List Of UK Aerial Filming Companies In The UK

By |2020-07-02T20:03:46+01:00January 15th, 2020|Categories: News, Aerial Filming|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

A List Of UK Aerial Filming Companies Our CAA Approved member portal receive the best aerial filming quotes by clicking here The demand for aerial filming is increasing rapidly whether it's estate agents selling property, a production for TV & Film or even a wedding planner looking for an original group photograph. Our network of aerial filming companies can help you with all types of aerial photography and film. Operator controlled drones with mounted cameras offer this service but clients need to know that the pilot they [...]

1 10, 2018

Drone Safe Register Members Really do Feel the Benefits

By |2020-01-19T15:48:53+00:00October 1st, 2018|Categories: News, Members|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

We spend lots of time telling people within the drone community exactly how being a DSR member can offer great advantages – from support and resources through to lead generation and stock footage sales income – but for this blog post we thought you might like to hear it from the horse’s mouth.  Danny Rutterford of R.D-Rutterford Droneography (www.rutterford-droneography.co.uk) has been so impressed with the benefit he’s already had from his membership, that he is telling people all about it on his website . Danny is relatively new to the world of commercial drone pilots. He says that he’d [...]

6 09, 2018

Drone Building Surveys

By |2020-09-09T11:01:31+01:00September 6th, 2018|Categories: Inspections & Surveys|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Drone building surveys are becoming increasingly common. The UK has been slow to catch up with using drone technology in the construction industry, but there are signs this is changing. The Federal Aviation Administration in the USA predicts that seven million drones will be in use in the country by 2020, and large percentage of these will be operated in construction. As well as drone building surveys, unmanned aircraft have a role to play in design, inspection and monitoring. Some large construction firms send their surveyors for drone training and invest in their own equipment, but [...]

5 09, 2018

Roof Inspections For Insurance Claims Book Now

By |2020-01-20T20:28:01+00:00September 5th, 2018|Categories: Inspections & Surveys|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

UK Roof Inspection Network  Damage to roofs following storms and heavy rain is one of the most common reasons for claims Water pouring into your home can be devastating, causing damage to electrical wiring, plasterwork, carpets and internal contents. Even small roof leaks can be costly in terms of damage and repairs. Unfortunately, many roof damage insurance claims are turned down. This is due to the fact that insurance company argue it’s ‘wear and tear’. Lack of maintenance rather than sudden damage caused by a storm. If this happens, it’s worth getting a roof inspection report [...]

1 09, 2018

Flat Roof Survey – When Do I Need One?

By |2020-01-06T16:08:38+00:00September 1st, 2018|Categories: Inspections & Surveys|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Flat roofs are a fairly modern development. Victorian houses featured some areas of flat roof, but it’s only since building extensions have become more popular and as materials have improved that large flat roofs have become common. Quality is key when it comes to roofing, and this is even more so the case for modern construction methods. It’s generally believed that a felt roof has a lifespan of ten to fifteen years, but this is only true if it’s well maintained. It’s advisable to have a flat roof survey carried out at least once a year [...]

30 08, 2018

Roof inspection Costs for 2020

By |2020-06-10T19:54:55+01:00August 30th, 2018|Categories: Inspections & Surveys|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

A roof inspection cost UK varies depending on a number of factors. These include the size of your property, its location, the type of inspection you need and how it will be carried out. Drone roof inspections are now widely available in the UK, and these are often a more cost effective solution. You can book one HERE Roof inspections can be necessary for several reasons including – A property purchase. The roof is one of the largest and most expensive parts of a property, so the cost of a roof inspection [...]

29 08, 2018

Why hire an independent roof surveyor?

By |2020-01-07T20:37:29+00:00August 29th, 2018|Categories: Inspections & Surveys|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

The roof and its supporting structure is one of the largest parts of a property. If not maintained and repaired on an ongoing basis, large and expensive building work may be necessary in the end. Small internal leaks may be manageable, but things will only get worse if you don’t tackle the problem. Hiring an independent roof surveyor is a great way of ensuring you know the state of your roof and what work may be required. Some lenders request a roof survey as part of their loan approval process, so you may not have a [...]

28 08, 2018

Roof Survey Reports in the UK

By |2020-01-06T16:17:14+00:00August 28th, 2018|Categories: Inspections & Surveys|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

A roof survey report is very useful for assessing the condition of a property and what maintenance may be required. If you’re buying a property with a mortgage or loan, the lender may insist that you provide a roof survey report as part of the approval process. Even if they don’t, it can be very worthwhile having some kind of roof inspection carried out. If repairs are required, a roof is one of the most expensive parts of a property to work on. A mortgage valuation survey will not include a roof inspection, and is purely [...]

27 08, 2018

What does a Roof Inspection Cost?

By |2020-01-07T20:39:07+00:00August 27th, 2018|Categories: Inspections & Surveys|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Roof inspections by drone Roof inspections are requested by home buyers, estate agents, building societies and insurance Loss Adjusters. They can pick everything from a blocked drain to the need for a complete roof replacement. So what does a roof inspection cost in the UK? If you’re buying an older property you should certainly consider a full roof inspection. It makes sense to shop around, consider options and compare prices, but choosing not to pay for one is a false economy. The cost of a roof inspection could pay for itself many times over if it [...]

25 08, 2018

Drone Roof Survey Cost

By |2020-01-16T21:57:50+00:00August 25th, 2018|Categories: Inspections & Surveys, News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Drone Roof Survey Cost A drone roof survey cost varies depending on a number of factors. One thing you can be confident of is that it’s very likely to be cheaper than traditional methods. If completed by a professional drone pilot with experience of roof inspection work, it could also save you money further down the line. This is very useful, but it doesn’t tell the full story. If you’re buying a home with a mortgage, the lender will usually insist on a full home-buyers survey. A drone roof survey cost will often prove to be [...]

21 08, 2018

UK Drone Laws – Air Navigation (Amendment) 2018

By |2020-01-06T16:19:38+00:00August 21st, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

UK drone laws are relatively new and are having to adapt to the greater use of unmanned aircraft. Industry experts predict that the number of drones in use in the UK will soar over the next twenty years. As well as hobby flyers, commercial drone operators will be working for a broad range of industries. In May 2018 the Government announced a change to the UK Air Navigation Order of 2016, which means a new set of UK drone laws. Some parts of this came into force on 30 July 2018 with others following in November [...]

15 08, 2018

Drone photography UK Laws

By |2020-01-06T18:32:34+00:00August 15th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Drone photography UK laws are designed to protect the safety and privacy of the general public. Newly introduced data protection laws known as ‘GDPR’ have increased privacy protection in the UK. As drone technology is still relatively new, legislation is having to catch up and adapt to their use. Anyone using drones for aerial photography has a responsibility to understand existing laws and keep up with changes. The first important thing to understand is the difference in laws applying to hobby flyers and commercial drone operators. Anyone offering services like drone roof inspections and drone wedding [...]

14 08, 2018

Is it Legal to Shoot at a Drone?

By |2020-01-06T19:29:09+00:00August 14th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Public perception of drones remains negative, and this is largely driven by scare stories in the popular press. Reports of near-misses with aircraft are often highly questionable, but they grab headlines and sell newspapers. The truth is that the vast majority of drone owners use their aircraft safely and responsibly. Can you shoot down a drone is a question asked by those who fear drone technology and want to protect their privacy. They believe drones are used for ‘snooping’ and to peep through bathroom windows. These ideas are of course ridiculous! Concerns over privacy must be [...]

11 07, 2018

Drones for Insurance Claims – The Perfect Solution

By |2020-01-06T19:34:32+00:00July 11th, 2018|Categories: Insurance|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

If you’ve ever had to make an insurance claim for damage to your home, you’ll know it can be a long and painful process. Insurers are quick to take your money, but not so when it comes to paying claims! Investigating claims to make sure they are valid and fair can take weeks, but new technology is bringing improvements. Drones for insurance claims are a powerful tool. Damage following a storm is a great example. Insurers often want to satisfy themselves that damage claimed for isn’t just general wear and tear, and difficulty accessing a roof [...]

26 06, 2018

Where Can I Find a Drone Pilot? HERE!!!

By |2020-01-07T22:07:14+00:00June 26th, 2018|Categories: General|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Drone pilot hire business are a huge growth area in the UK. As more and more industries recognise the power of drones and how they can cut costs and improve processes, the demand for professional drone pilots is increasing. Although they are easy to fly, becoming a commercial drone pilot isn’t just about buying a drone an advertising services for sale. To operate legally in the UK a drone operator has to obtain Permission For Commercial Operations (PFCO). This is issued on behalf of the CAA by an approved assessment body. The process usually involves a pilot attending a [...]

22 05, 2018

Drones for Insurance Claims

By |2020-01-19T21:58:01+00:00May 22nd, 2018|Categories: Insurance|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

The insurance industry is one of many that are benefiting from the ability to hire a drone pilot in the UK. An approved drone pilot can be with you in a matter of hours and save a huge amount of time and expense in dealing with an insurance claim. In spite of popular belief, insurance companies don’t go out of their way to avoid paying claims. Unfortunately, the industry has been slow to adopt new technology, and there is a shortage of qualified insurance professionals in the UK. These are just two of the factors that [...]

23 02, 2018

Drone Inspection Network – UK’s Largest Provider

By |2020-01-20T12:38:44+00:00February 23rd, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Drones have become a valuable tool in the construction, insurance and energy industries. As well as being used for surveying and planning, they have revolutionised the way inspections of hard to reach places are carried out. Forget about helicopters, scaffolding and ladders – a drone can be in the air within minutes and capture high resolution photographs and video footage. A drone inspection in the UK costs from around £300, and this is a huge cost saving over other methods. It can also be safer if carried out by a qualified, CAA approved drone pilot – [...]

22 02, 2018

Instant Drone Hire Quotes – Hire Commercial Drone Pilots

By |2020-01-19T16:02:22+00:00February 22nd, 2018|Categories: legacy|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

A handy guide to get the most out of the DSR Instant Quote. Instant quote is easily accessible at the top of every Drone Safe Register webpage. Consider bookmarking it for quick and easy access! Obviously, we need to know who we are talking to! It's important we know who pilots are talking to as in larger organisations, pilots calling in could be mistaken for cold callers or telemarketers. Date Required Putting the soonest date you need the service carrying out is best; our pilots need time to plan flights and ensure that all the legal tick-boxes are complete. In [...]

23 01, 2018

Per Day Drone Insurance From Coverdrone.

By |2020-01-06T11:28:10+00:00January 23rd, 2018|Categories: General|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

A 12-month drone insurance policy doesn’t suit every commercial UAV operator. That’s why Coverdrone has introduced a flexible “per-day” option that enables less frequent flyers to purchase cover for between one and seven days. To use this new feature, users will be asked to register when they access the Coverdrone system for the first time. This will allow them to log on at any time in the future to enjoy the benefits that the UK’s largest insurer of drones can offer. The new per-day features are perfect for occasional operators. Covering a minimum 24-hour period, users [...]

8 01, 2018

Becoming a commercial drone pilot in 2020

By |2020-01-07T22:41:54+00:00January 8th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Drone Safe Register™ (DSR) is the nation’s leading drone hire website. All our members have been pre-checked for CAA approval and commercial drone insurance. Our drone hire directory and digital map displays the profiles of hundreds of legal drone pilots in all parts of the UK.  DSR is the ‘go-to’ place to locate an approved drone pilot. Drone Safe Register™ (DSR) gets asked a lot, how can I become a commercial drone pilot and join DSR? So with that in mind we have created this blog to help signpost the route for anybody just starting [...]