4 05, 2019

Drone Registration – 6 Questions for the CAA and Government

By |2019-06-16T11:57:57+01:00May 4th, 2019|Categories: Articles, CAA, Featured|Tags: , , , , , , , |4 Comments

CAA Drone Registration DSR asks 6 Questions of the CAA and Government about the incoming drone registration process and fee Long before the December 2018 Gatwick drone incident, the Government in compliance with the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA), agreed to implement the EASA harmonised rules and regulations for safe drone operations. In 2018, the UK Government mandated a drone registration and education scheme in the UK to strengthen, they believe, ‘the accountability of drone users and their awareness of how to fly their drones safely’. This now being a matter of law, the registration stage will open [...]

22 07, 2017

UK Government to Introduce Drone Registration

By |2019-01-23T15:34:52+01:00July 22nd, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

The Government’s drone consultation response has been published today and it announces registration for all drones weighing 250g or more. Read the Full Publication There is no time frame or firm plans as to how the new rules will be enforced. The Department of Transport commented that “the nuts and bolts still have to be ironed out”. The consultation details that registration will encompass a drone safety awareness test that will involve potential flyers having to “prove that they understand UK safety, security and privacy regulations”. The vision of registration is to improve the accountability of [...]

14 07, 2017

Illegal Drone on Parcel Force Promo

By |2019-01-23T15:39:28+01:00July 14th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

This morning one of our Drone Safe Register members witnessed first-hand an illegal drone pilot allegedly flying and filming on a promotional video for Parcel Force. The DSR member, who asked not to be named, told DSR he couldn’t quite believe what he was seeing with regards to a drone being flown just metres from a road – A clear breach of the UK’s Air Navigation Order and the CAA’s drone code. Here is the video of the incident clearly showing the Parcel Force van as the subject and a drone being flown next to a [...]

6 07, 2017

UNSAFE DRONE PILOT WALKS AWAY WITH FINE AND DRONE CONFISCATION

By |2019-01-23T15:44:43+01:00July 6th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

In the same week that Gatwick Airport, the busiest runway in the world, is disrupted by an unsafe drone pilot leading to runways being closed and 4 flights being diverted; a 37 year old walks away from court with a minor fine for committing 15 dangerous drone offences that put the public at severe risk. Read the Full Article Here The drone offences relate to four unsafe flights that took place between December 2016 and January 2017.  Mr Smith’s conviction at Leamington Spa Magistrates Court resulted in a £259 fine with £30 surcharge and £185 costs imposed. An order to retain the [...]

20 06, 2017

Summer Drone Hire

By |2019-01-23T15:50:56+01:00June 20th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

This summer, Drone Safe Register  requests anybody looking to hire a drone operator, please hire a safe and legal pilot to be sure that your drone activity is conducted safely. Let’s be very clear, we are not aiming this at anybody flying their drone for fun or as a hobby.  This is solely aimed at those receiving PAYMENT for their drone work and who are operating without CAA / IAA approvals. Anybody operating a drone commercially without insurance and approval from the CAA / IAA is breaking the law.  This is not acceptable.  The simple solution is to ensure [...]

12 06, 2017

Drone Safe Register in Republic of Ireland

By |2019-01-23T18:10:05+01:00June 12th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Drone Safe Register ™ is delighted to announce that the DSR platform is now live in the Republic of Ireland (ROI). This means that anybody that requires a safe and legal drone pilot in the ROI will now be able to search and hire pre approved safe and legal drone pilots.  DSR members based in the ROI are pre-checked for Irish Aviation Authority (IAA) commercial drone licence certification and valid insurance. DSR is inviting commercial drone pilots who hold an IAA licence and valid insurance to join as a Pro Member. All members create a pin [...]

5 06, 2017

Drone Safe Register Partners with Coverdrone

By |2019-01-23T18:14:29+01:00June 5th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Drone Safe Register (DSR) is delighted to announce that we have partnered exclusively with Coverdrone. Andrew Heath, Director at Coverdrone,  “We have been very impressed with the growth of DSR since it’s formation and the reputation they have established as a professional partner helping organisations stay within the law by hiring qualified and insured drone operators across the UK.” Mark Boyt founder of DSR, “We are delighted to be partnering with Coverdrone, the UK’s market leaders in commercial drone insurance.  Many of our members commercially insure their drones through Coverdrone and we have received lots of positive feedback [...]

19 04, 2016

UAV Registration Program From Drone Safe Register.

By |2019-01-19T12:24:24+01:00April 19th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Launched today, 19th April 2016, Drone Safe Register is introducing a further facility for members, the option to register their Drones as part of DSR’s annual membership plan. We are proudly the first UK UAV organisation to launch this new and much needed aircraft registration program for our members.  There will be some similarities of the DSR register to the regulations introduced by the Federal Aviation Authority (FAA) in the USA, earlier this year.  All Drone Safe Register pilots can now register their aircrafts from 1st May 2016. This register will provide huge benefits [...]