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29 06, 2019

Drones for Schools Follow Up Since Launch

By |2019-06-28T19:01:00+01:00June 29th, 2019|Categories: Featured, Jessops, Peter Jones, Schools|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Drones for Schools Follow up since launch At the end of April 2019, Drone Safe Register launched its pioneering Drones for Schools educational programme. This free programme for key stage 2 children 7-11 years, is delivered by our professional DSR member pilots to schools in their local area. The material is currently aimed at Key Stage 2 pupils (aged 7 to 11 years) although future developments will see this age range expanded. We also have plans to take the programme out of the classroom and bring it to child groups such [...]

20 06, 2019

An Amazing Professional Members Meeting at Gatwick Air Museum

By |2019-06-21T10:07:46+01:00June 20th, 2019|Categories: Articles, CAA, Featured, News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

An Incredible Agenda at the DSR Professional Members Meeting June 19th saw Drone Safe Register bringing together industry experts along with more than one hundred of its members at Gatwick Aviation Museum for a second business meeting, building on the success of the last meeting in September 2018 Photography by Nigel Bowles at John Connor Press Associates Ltd The venue, Gatwick Air Museum, lies meters away from the end of the runway at Gatwick Airport and was deliberately chosen on this occasion for that reason. There have been significant consequences [...]

23 04, 2019

Peter Jones, Jessops & DJI back Drones for Schools Programme

By |2019-05-20T14:21:24+01:00April 23rd, 2019|Categories: Articles, Featured, General, Jessops, News, Peter Jones, Schools|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Drone Safe Register launch 'Drones for Schools' This free programme will be available to each of our professional members to use as a dynamic resource opportunity for their local area. It provides them with all the information they need to deliver a structured educational and high-quality programme for pupils within the 7-11-year educational category within the school system throughout the UK and Ireland. Backed by tech giants Jessops, our mutual investor Peter Jones CBE and DJI, the world leader in drone manufacturing, this is the first national [...]

20 02, 2019

Drones To Be Banned From Operating 5km from Airports

By |2019-02-21T03:07:05+01:00February 20th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

The Department for Transport has just announced that Drones will be banned from operating 5km from airports. This new extended no-fly zone will come into force next month. All drones will be banned from being flown within five kilometres of airports from the 13th March 2019.  Transport Secretary Chris Grayling said: “The law is clear that flying a drone near an airport is a serious criminal act. “We’re now going even further and extending the no-fly zone to help keep our airports secure and our skies safe. “We are also working to raise awareness of the rules in place. [...]

19 01, 2019

Yuneec Demonstration day with Jessops and DSR

By |2019-03-19T21:16:12+01:00January 19th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

When you think of drones, there's no denying that the first brand that probably springs to mind is DJI.  However, they're not the only player in the market. Yuneec offer a full range of high quality craft for both the hobbyist and commercial markets.  A select few DSR members were lucky enough to gain access to their tech centre recently to find out more about them. Yuneec are far from new to the aerial market, having started more than 18 years ago manufacturing remote-controlled aircraft for the model-making community.  Founded in [...]

7 01, 2019

DSR and Member Workshops

By |2019-03-19T21:16:12+01:00January 7th, 2019|Categories: General, News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

There’s never been a more exciting time to be a DSR member with the introduction of a brand new series of member exclusive training workshops created in partnership with Jessops. Travelling around the country, these regular events will offer members the chance to meet with DSR and Jessops experts as well as other industry leading professionals. There’s never been a more exciting time to be a DSR member with the introduction of a brand new series of member exclusive training workshops created in partnership with Jessops. Travelling around the country, these regular events will offer [...]

8 12, 2018

Buying a Child a Drone for Christmas

By |2019-03-19T21:16:13+01:00December 8th, 2018|Categories: General, Jessops|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

What better way to inspire the next generation of drone pilots that to get them one of their very own.  Drones have captured the imaginations of lots of children this year and it's likely they are going to be mentioned on lots of letters to Santa already. The first thing to say is that we'd recommend that drones, even 'toy' ones, are best bought for the over 8's.  It's hard to imagine that most younger children would get much out of it and they still do need to be flown responsibly as there are [...]

5 12, 2018

DSR Launch the Drone Safe Register 2018 Awards!

By |2019-03-19T21:16:13+01:00December 5th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

We are proud to count some of the best safe and legal drone pilots available across the country in our membership.  With this in mind, DSR is very excited to announce that we have launched our annual Drone awards 2018 to celebrate all of that member talent and their outstanding contribution to the UK Drone Industry. There are four categories for entries, each with a £200 cash prize donated by each category sponsor who will also act as the judge for their category. The Film & Television Aerial Imagery Award [...]

26 11, 2018

The UK’s Drone and Technology Show

By |2019-03-19T21:16:31+01:00November 26th, 2018|Categories: General, News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

If you’re in any way involved with the drone industry, it can’t have escaped your notice that the Drone and Technology Show is back at the Birmingham NEC in December on the 1st and 2nd. We’re excited to announce that DSR will be there alongside our partners at Jessops to meet and greet all the visitors, as well as demonstrate some of our pilots’ flying skills and work with you to answer any questions that you might have. DSR founder Mark Boyt says, ‘It’s a great chance for new drone pilots to get [...]

3 11, 2018

Drone Safe Register at the Drone & Technology Show

By |2019-03-19T21:16:32+01:00November 3rd, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

DSR will be joining forces with Jessops at the drone industry’s biggest UK show. The Drone & Technology Show is back in Birmingham NEC in December 2018 to showcase all things drone to both the professional and hobbyist market. Jessops, as the major UK and European supplier, will of course be represented and DSR are excited to be joining them – evidence of the increasingly close relationship of two of Peter Jones’ brands. ‘It’s a very natural fit between the two businesses” says DSR founder Mark Boyt, “and it’s one that we’re very excited about as it offers such [...]

1 11, 2018

Jessops – Exclusive Discount to DSR

By |2019-03-19T21:16:32+01:00November 1st, 2018|Categories: Jessops, News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Jessops have become Drone Safe Register’s preferred supplier for drone equipment and accessories with an exclusive discount deal for members. Peter Jones has brought together Jessops Europe Limited (which he rescued from administration in 2013) with his more recent Dragons’ Den investment in DSR. A deal has been struck to offer both professional and hobbyist members an exclusive discount on the Jessops extensive range of drones and accessories both in store and online. Members will receive details of the discounts and how to claim it via email later today but Mark Boyt (DSR founder) says that it will offer [...]