21 07, 2016

UK’s Illegal Drone Operators

By |2020-01-06T08:36:16+00:00July 21st, 2016|Categories: DJI, News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Drone Safe Register (DSR) is on a mission to stamp out illegal drone operators who commercially fly their drones for financial gain without permission from the UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) and without any insurance indemnity.  UK law stipulates that anybody flying a UAV for financial gain must have the necessary permissions from the CAA and public liability insurance. Having spoken to our members we are hearing a recurring theme.   Illegal drone pilots are operating in all parts of the country giving legal operators a bad name and taking business from them.  This is concerning for a [...]

10 12, 2015

Working to Stamp Out Illegal Drone Operators in the UK and Ireland

By |2020-01-05T13:30:58+00:00December 10th, 2015|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Since we launched the Drone Safe Register in November 2015, the most common feedback we have received is that the general public was simply unaware that it was illegal for pilots to operate commercially without the relevant IAA/CAA permissions. Our aim has been so much more than just another directory site getting lost in the world wide web.  We are taking our responsibility as the UK's largest professional network of CAA approved pilots very seriously and we're planning again to spend 2020 educating the general public on the importance of only working with legal drone operators.  We [...]