14 04, 2016

Illegal London Drone Footage Complaints

By |2020-01-05T18:17:27+00:00April 14th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

See London from above including Piccadilly Circus and Buckingham Place like never before. But, sadly this drone pilot is now in serious trouble. The UK CAA have received a huge number of complaints and the London Metropolitan Police have been informed. The video was removed quickly by the poster but many have downloaded and forwarded to the relevant authorities.  The UK drone community took to social media yesterday expressing just how dangerous this footage actually is. All drone pilots must have permission to take off from the land owner, keep 150 metres from 1000 persons or more and fly at 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 [...]