16 09, 2016

CAA and Drone Professionals

By |2020-01-05T18:59:51+00:00September 16th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

This week, Drone Safe Register (DSR) spoke to Jonathan Nicholson who is the Assistant Director of Corporate Communications at the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) Press Office. DSR: What is the role of the CAA concerning drones both as a hobbyist and a professional? CAA:  The CAA’s interest is as an aviation safety regulator.  So our role covers both drone safety whether you are a hobbyist or a professional.  The CAA is interested in making sure that drones can fulfil their potential commercially and that people can enjoy flying their drones.  But it must be done safely whilst interacting with everything else [...]

8 03, 2016

6 Things to Consider Before You Hire a Drone

By |2020-01-05T16:47:36+00:00March 8th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

1. Try to be flexible with the dates for filming Weather is a massive factor when it comes to hiring a drone. When you are looking to book a drone, try to be fully aware of the UK weather forecast and, if an unexpected storm comes in out of nowhere, understand the filming may have to be delayed. Scheduling a second date is a good idea in case the drone is unable to fly due to rain or wind.  If you are hiring a drone to take aerial pictures at your wedding, there isn’t going to be a lot of room for dates to be flexible, but [...]