5 05, 2020

National Network Of Commercial Drone Operators Ready For Take-Off

By |2020-06-01T13:57:03+01:00May 5th, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

The largest network of professional drone operators is ready for take-off again. visit our new drone store Great news for private and commercial businesses We have been closely monitoring the lockdown and assessing Government advice to ensure drone operations can be carried out in a compliant manner. Risk assessments have been updated and advice on social distancing taken into account. The warm weather through the lockdown period means roofs have dried out, so now is the time to think about booking a drone roof inspection. The property market has [...]

30 04, 2020

How Firefighters Use Drones

By |2020-05-04T17:52:14+01:00April 30th, 2020|Categories: General, Featured, Property|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

How Firefighters Use Drones Although drones are typically used for recreational purposes, they also have a major part to play in our health and safety. Firefighters are just one of the professions in the public service sector who use drones to help protect people from harm and even prevent disasters occurring. Despite their lightweight and small structure, drones play a major part in saving lives as part of fire operations. Here are just some of the main ways firefighters can use drones: 1. Assessing the [...]

28 04, 2020

An Introduction to LinkedIn for Drone Operators

By |2020-04-28T16:05:24+01:00April 28th, 2020|Categories: General|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

An Introduction to LinkedIn which has around 28,000,000 users in the UK and over 650,000,000 globally. Many people think of it as an online CV service and tool for headhunters and recruiters, but it’s far more when used correctly. For anyone operating a business LinkedIn is a great platform for networking and B2B marketing. Whatever sector of the drone industry you work in there will be thousands of people and companies you can connect with on LinkedIn. Examples include construction companies, surveyors, insurance Loss Adjusters, architects and video production companies. There are [...]

18 11, 2019

Drone Pilots For Hire Ireland

By |2020-01-25T23:53:13+00:00November 18th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Drone Safe Register ™ is delighted to announce that the Drone Operator Hire 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 [...]

4 10, 2019

UK Drone Registration and New Regulations

By |2020-01-07T18:18:19+00:00October 4th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Drone Registration can be a controversial subject Safe and legal use of drones in the UK is at the core of Drone Safe Register, so we support every reasonable step towards this. Drone registration can be a controversial subject, but if managed properly it will help raise safety standards and educate hobbyists.  The fact that someone with no technical knowledge of drones and no understanding of the basics of safe and legal flying can walk into a shop and buy one concerns us. Our members operate to strict health and safety standards and work with the relevant authorities to [...]

23 09, 2019

Working In Partnering With A Number Of Businesses Across All Industries

By |2020-01-07T18:24:21+00:00September 23rd, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Drone Safe Register work is partnering with a number of businesses across all industries to promote the use of drone technology. In the insurance world we have partnered with Qlaims Ltd to give us access to the UK insurance market. Qlaims is a company based in the heart of the insurance world in London, and the Directors have many years of experience working for companies such as AXA and Aviva. They understand how these business operate and how to introduce disruptive technology into what’s a very traditional industry. Jon Mainwaring is the Chief Technology Officer of Qlaims and works [...]

8 09, 2019

The results from our first DSR Pro Members survey have landed…

By |2020-01-07T18:29:24+00:00September 8th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

DSR survey results are in! The results from our first DSR Pro Members survey have landed… We launched our first Drone Safe Register (DSR) Pro Members survey on Monday 3 September. Within the first 24 hours, we received over 200 responses with more members supplying valuable data leading up to the survey closing on Sunday at 6pm. If any members are reading this, please note the survey is now closed. This survey has given us some real positive feedback as well as areas to improve upon... We asked you what you get most out of being a member, what you [...]

3 09, 2019

Aerial Filming Experts For Hire

By |2020-01-20T20:59:53+00:00September 3rd, 2019|Categories: Aerial Filming, News|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

The Home Of Aerial Filming Experts With aerial filming the possibilities are endless and those difficult to film situations, tight spots or compact spaces you may want to reach, nothing is more advantageous and we now list hundreds of UK drone experts to help you. Aerial filming has many advantages and nowadays, people are expecting a lot more from each film they plan and produce. instant drone filming quotes hire London based drone operators Drone Safe Register is making [...]

20 05, 2019

Find My Drone Pilot

By |2020-02-07T17:23:49+00:00May 20th, 2019|Categories: Featured, Articles, General, Members|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Our Drone Pilot Portal & UAV Hub The drone industry is new and changing fast. December 2018 saw apparent drone related activity close Gatwick airport and created a ripple effect amongst the general public with regards to drone operators, and some changes in the law regarding how all drone pilots (both commercial and amateur) can operate. FIND MY DRONE PILOT NOW Couple this with the legislation changes that were already in the pipeline to bring the UK into line with the EASA standards and running a UAV business [...]

18 05, 2019

All Call Signs and Drone Safe Register

By |2020-01-07T19:20:31+00:00May 18th, 2019|Categories: Articles, Featured|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

All Call Signs and Drone Safe Register In March 2019, Drone Safe Register were very proud to announce their support or All Call Signs – a not for profit organisation that works with veterans and serving military personnel to offer mental health support. Staffed by volunteers with Forces experience, this incredible organisation looks to use their understanding of the struggles of life and out of uniform.  As well as working with the media to raise awareness of mental health issues, they also offer a potentially life-saving Beacon Service, and this is [...]

15 05, 2019

Drone Deliveries and Medicine

By |2020-01-14T00:42:34+00:00May 15th, 2019|Categories: News, Featured|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Drone Deliveries and Medicine Time is often a critical factor in the field of medicine and so medical professionals are starting to look at drones to see if they can save valuable hours and minutes in a variety of capacities. Zipline International We’ve look at this ground breaking organisation before in a previous blog https://dronesaferegister.org.uk/blog/drone-deliveries-not-just-for-pizzas/ but they are worth taking a second look at – especially now that they have expanded their operations from Rwanda to also include Ghana and are now providing 13,000,000 with access to life saving medicines.  They [...]

11 05, 2019

DSR Back into the Dragons’ Den

By |2020-01-07T19:24:00+00:00May 11th, 2019|Categories: Dragons Den, Featured, News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

DSR Back into the Dragons’ Den The 9th of September 2018 was a landmark day in the history of Drone Safe Register as it was the air date of the episode of Dragons’ Den where we gained investment form Dragon Peter Jones CBE. At DSR HQ, we had been keeping our involvement in the BBC’s flagship business programme a secret for the best part of 6 months, so frankly it was a giant relief when it all went public. We knew that having the investment and backing of someone like Peter [...]

27 04, 2019

Drones in Education

By |2020-01-07T15:44:55+00:00April 27th, 2019|Categories: News, Featured, Schools|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Drones in Education Following on from our exciting announcement about our ground-breaking Drones for Schools programme, we thought we’d take a look at the wider impact and opportunities for drones within the education system. Drones are set to change the way we work in so many ways and industries, as well as offering a raft of new leisure time activities from FPV racing to amateur flyers exercising their creative muscles to create their own aerial photographs and videos.  Children in schools now will be tomorrow’s pilots, growing up alongside this [...]

22 04, 2019

Drones and their Use in Agriculture

By |2020-01-11T10:40:03+00:00April 22nd, 2019|Categories: Agriculture, Articles|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Drones and their Use in Agriculture Drones are playing an increasingly important role in worldwide agriculture. Against a backdrop of a growing world population, faced with the challenge of sustaining food production with dwindling resources, drones can offer a reasonably priced precision farming solution. How can Drones Help The ability to scan large tracts of land that by their nature, inhibit access and manoeuvrability is something that is ideally suited to an unmanned aerial vehicles. Much time can be saved over a ground level survey when assessing land condition, crop health and [...]

17 04, 2019

DRONE SAFETY AT EVENTS 2019

By |2020-01-07T19:35:35+00:00April 17th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

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 drone [...]

8 04, 2019

Flying near Airports and Aerodromes and other ANO Amendments

By |2020-01-07T15:54:17+00:00April 8th, 2019|Categories: Articles, CAA, Featured, General|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Flying near Airports and Aerodromes and other ANO Amendments As drone technology has become more and more a part of everyday life, it has become increasingly clear that amendments have will continue to be required to the UK's Air Navigation Order.  The law is never finished as the saying goes and must change to reflect the circumstances and sometimes, the events, of the day. One such event that can be credited with heralding the first of two rounds of changes of SUA operators in 2019, is the shutdown of Gatwick airport [...]

3 04, 2019

Capturing Aerial Images of Golf Courses

By |2020-01-11T00:11:56+00:00April 3rd, 2019|Categories: Aerial Photography|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Capturing Aerial Images of Golf Courses There are few venues that look more spectacular when viewed from the air than a golf course. Photography and videography of the entirety of your course – from the first tee to the 18th hole and even the 19th – can combine to produce some stunning visual images. Marketing your Golf Course A series of short drone flights can provide you with a wide range of marketing materials. Short hole by hole flyovers make for perfect website and social media engagement material.  Longer promotional productions that [...]

25 03, 2019

DSR Member & the DAFNE Project

By |2020-01-07T14:21:12+00:00March 25th, 2019|Categories: Aerial Video and Filming|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Drone Safe Register qualified pilots are involved all around the world in some ground breaking UAV projects including DAFNE - using drone video combined with maps to provide information and inspire the imaginations of those planning for the Zambian landscape. Simon Spratley is a DSR member who is working with DAFNE in Zambia teaching workshops to students regarding UAVs and passing on his knowledge. Flying High with DAFNE - Fritz Kleinschroth Unmanned aerial vehicles or drones are a cutting-edge technology allowing aerial views of the earth in extremely high resolution. Facilitated by our partner ATEC-3D, the DAFNE project [...]

14 03, 2019

5 Amazon Gifts Ideas for the Drone Lover in your Life

By |2020-01-07T14:30:59+00:00March 14th, 2019|Categories: Articles, Featured|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Know someone who loves their drone?  Well, the good news is that not all drone gifts need to cost the earth and you’re sure to delight your UAV drone enthusiast with one of these.  Also, if you want to drop a subtle hint for your Christmas or birthday list, then we’re not judging! 1 - No Such Thing as Too Many Drones If this is the motto of the drone pilot in your life, then look no further for their perfect t-shirt.  It’s available in a number of different colours but we like the [...]

26 02, 2019

Maritime Filming With Drones

By |2020-01-07T19:50:56+00:00February 26th, 2019|Categories: Featured, Aerial Photography, Aerial Video and Filming, Boats and Shipping, Inspections & Surveys, Marine|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

On this blog, we’ve quite often looked at the difference UAV technology is predicted to make in industries such as construction and insurance.  However, the drone’s potential isn’t limited to dry land with many maritime and offshore companies beginning to look at how they can capture and utilise their own corner of this emerging industry. One of the main fields in which drones are being deployed at sea (as they are on land) is for carrying out of marine inspections. The Royal Navy is making use of these high portable cameras to inspect their vessels [...]