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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 [...]

9 04, 2021

Drone Rules and Regulations - Where can a Drone Legally Fly?

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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 [...]