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8 10, 2018

Hiring a Drone Operator – Flying Distances

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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 [...]

1 05, 2021

Drone Operators Are At Risk This Summer - Where Can I Legally Fly a Drone in The UK?

By |May 1st, 2021|Categories: CAA A2CofC Drone Training Drone Safe Store Featured Hobbyist |Tags: |Comments Off on Drone Operators Are At Risk This Summer - Where Can I Legally Fly a Drone in The UK?

The CAA and NPCC have joined forces with the Home Office and the Department for Transport to act on drone crime, launching ‘Operation Foreverwing’ on the 22nd of March following a huge 330+ reports of drone misuse in just 5 months. The rise in drone crime comes at a time in which lines have been blurred in the industry following new regulations (brought in on the 31st December 2020) reflecting a more risk-based approach. As enforcement within the Open Category lies with the police, this is likely to stretch their resources.Drone technology is growing increasingly popular amo [...]

7 05, 2021

The Legalities of Drone Ownership

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Drones are fun – everyone knows that! But there are some important things you need to be aware of before you take to the sky in your fabulous new drone. Whether you are a simple hobbyist or a seasoned professional here are some top tips to ensure you stay safe and legal when you take off.  [...]

11 06, 2021

There’s a Drone Flying Over My House - What Do I Do?

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As we emerge further from the national lockdown, there will no doubt be an increase in the number of drones flying above us in the sky. Whether they are flying commercially or for pleasure they are becoming a common feature in the skies of Britain. But what happens when a drone flies to close for comfort? What happens when drone noise becomes a disturbance? What happens when I think they are filming me?Know your rights and what to do when you see a drone flying over your house. [...]