21 01, 2021

Drone Roof Surveys

By |2021-01-22T12:00:27+00:00January 21st, 2021|Categories: Aerial Filming, Aerial Photography, Aerial Video and Filming, Elevated Mast Hire, Inspections & Surveys, News, Property, Thermal Imaging|Tags: , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Drone Roof Surveys

Drone Roof Surveys Our Nationwide Network of Trained, Safe and Insured Drone Pilots are Ready for Service! Drone roof survey instant quote Are you looking to complete a Roof Survey? Perhaps you’re looking to assess a roof you anticipate might be damaged, or you’re looking to buy a property and want to check the condition of the roof before purchasing. You may even want a standard surveyance completed as part of your annual roof management schedule.  Thanks to the advancement of modern technology, Drone Safe Register™ is able to [...]

30 12, 2020

Gold Certified Drone Operators with Drone Safe Register

By |2020-12-31T08:59:43+00:00December 30th, 2020|Categories: Aerial Filming, Aerial Photography, Aerial Video and Filming, CAA, Featured, General, Members, News, Newsletter-Articles, Promotions|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Gold Certified Drone Operators with Drone Safe Register

Gold Certified Drone Operators With over 6,000 CAA Approved PfCO holders, and hundreds more set to qualify in 2021, Drone Safe Register™ has over the last 5 years endeavoured to set the benchmark for the hiring of trained, safe and insured commercial drone operators. Gold Certified members - The safest, most skilled and advanced operators available.  In an increasingly expanding and rapidly diversifying industry, it has never been more important to stand out as the safest, most skilled and advanced operators available. We have recognised that with the [...]

23 12, 2020

Drone Safe Register™ 2020 Round-Up

By |2020-12-23T12:06:00+00:00December 23rd, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Drone Safe Register™ 2020 Round-Up

Drone Safe Register™ 2020 Round-Up WOW what a year 2020 has been! There have been ups and downs, as with any year, but this year has been particularly trying for the human race on a global scale.  In order to look at how far we have come, we have to look back on the trials and tribulations we have been through this year.  We would firstly like to say that our thoughts are with anyone that has lost someone dear to them during this time. This pandemic has put into perspective how [...]

18 12, 2020

The New Drone Rules Explained

By |2020-12-18T15:18:14+00:00December 18th, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on The New Drone Rules Explained

The New Drone Rules Explained From 31 December 2020 the new rules and regulations surrounding the safe flying of drones will be the same in the UK and all European Union Member States. Looking for work? New A2CofC membership plan link here The first and most common misconception is that these new rules will apply to flying indoors and when flying a toy drone. This is not the case, although the drone must have been sold as, and clearly look like, a toy. The rules [...]

9 11, 2020

The Power of Networking in the Drone Industry

By |2020-11-29T21:00:42+00:00November 9th, 2020|Categories: Aerial Filming, Aerial Photography, Aerial Video and Filming, Agriculture, Articles, Boats and Shipping, CAA, Cablecam, DJI, Elevated Mast Hire, General, Hobbyist, Inspections & Surveys, Insurance, Members, News, Newsletter-Articles, Photographer, Photography, Promotions, Property, Schools, Stock, Thermal Imaging, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

The Power of Networking in the Drone Industry In 2015, Mark Boyt set up Drone Safe Register™, the UK’s first professional network of safe, legal and insured drone operators for hire. After noticing a gap in the market for a safe and supportive group of legal and professionally trained drone operators, Mark knew there was an opportunity for something to be done to increase networking in the drone industry. Drone Safe Register™ was launched and is now the UK’s largest network of CAA Approved Drone Operators. Our members provide a quality service for residential property, [...]

18 11, 2019

Drone Pilots For Hire Ireland

By |2020-10-11T23:33:41+01:00November 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 [...]

17 09, 2019

Drone Training Providers Nearest To You.

By |2020-06-10T13:23:18+01:00September 17th, 2019|Categories: Aerial Filming|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Drone Training Providers. Our new drone training directory is now live.  Calling all budding aerial filmers, drone enthusiasts and drone operators…find your nearest Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) approved training provider through Drone Safe Register today! As you’ll know, to operate a drone commercially in the UK you need to gain a Permission for Commercial Operations (PfCO, also known as a ‘drone licence’). A National Qualified Entity (NQE soon to become RAE) will have been assessed by the CAA and given the authority to recommend pass students for their drone permission. CAA training providers You can now [...]

10 09, 2019

Professional drone services

By |2020-01-14T15:07:18+00:00September 10th, 2019|Categories: Aerial Filming|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

The insurance industry is an obvious market for professional drone services The insurance industry is an obvious market for professional drone services. The ability to get ‘eyes in the sky’ is ideal at both the risk assessment and underwriting stage and for assessment of damage should a claim occur. The UK insurance market has been slow to adopt drone technology but there are signs it’s being recognised as an option and at Drone Safe Register we are now receiving enquiries. Current solutions for viewing hard to access areas include camera poles, scaffolding and access platforms. Camera poles are a [...]

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 [...]

12 03, 2019

March 13th 2019 Air Navigation Order Amendments

By |2020-01-07T14:31:02+00:00March 12th, 2019|Categories: Articles, CAA, Featured|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

As drone technology has become more and more a part of everyday life, it has become increasingly clear that amendments have been 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 in December 2018 by the apparent unauthorised drone activity. Whether you feel that the amendments are a [...]

12 01, 2019

CAA Airspace Portal – Checking for Changes

By |2020-01-07T14:09:04+00:00January 12th, 2019|Categories: CAA, News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Airspace counts as an invisible national asset – put simply, it is defined as the part of the atmosphere controlled by a State above its territory and over the sea which it is committed to provide air navigation services. It is divided into two main categories – controlled and uncontrolled space and in the UK, the CAA is the body that’s responsible for administering the rules and regulations regarding it. Over time, obviously, the needs for the airspace change and so the airspace classes need to be amended so they can meet these requirements.  [...]

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 07, 2017

UK Government to Introduce Drone Registration

By |2020-01-06T10:50:44+00:00July 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 |2020-01-06T10:54:46+00:00July 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 |2020-01-06T11:00:07+00:00July 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 |2020-01-06T09:28:00+00:00June 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 [...]

5 06, 2017

Drone Safe Register Partners with Coverdrone

By |2020-01-06T09:31:46+00:00June 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 [...]

22 08, 2016

DJI WIND 1 Drone

By |2020-01-07T23:04:42+00:00August 22nd, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Could this be the new DJI motors all-weather drone? Capable of flying in high winds and even rain? Last weekend various media sources shared what they believe is DJI’s new drone, the ‘Wind 1’.  Fitted with 4 powerful DJI motors and twin batteries, power and flight time could be quite impressive.  If correct? This will have the same camera options as DJI’s Inspire and Matrices.  This new drone will be capable of flexible use for the exploding UAV market, this is a clearly a drone for industrial use.  Only time will tell if this is the new industrial drone from DJI but personally [...]