11 02, 2019

Considerations when Hiring a Drone

By |2019-03-19T21:15:53+01:00February 11th, 2019|Categories: General|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

If you’re looking at hiring a drone to assist you in completing a project, there’s a lot to consider.   Obviously you need to be sure that you’re hiring a qualified insured professional pilot and that’s why we recommend using Drone Safe Register to find your perfect drone partner, as all of our pilots are guaranteed CAA approved and insured. However the considerations don’t stop there. Whether you’re filming for television or cinema, shooting marketing material for your business, carrying out property or land inspections or creating 2D maps and 3D models, there are some things to consider. [...]

8 09, 2016

5 Reasons to Hire a DSR Pilot

By |2019-01-21T13:07:00+01:00September 8th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

The global drone industry is soaring!   Drones are revolutionising the way we do business.  From transporting goods to boosting crop productivity; from servicing offshore ships to aerial filming for TV/film, the commercial applications for drones are growing exponentially.  All sectors of industry are benefiting from the application of drone technology with the biggest commercial impacts being witnessed in agriculture, infrastructure, transport, security and media. According to recent report by PricewaterhouseCoopers the global market for drones in business could be worth over $127 billion (£88bn) by 2020 and the UK is set to play a major part in that. Video marketing [...]

14 04, 2016

Illegal London Drone Footage Complaints

By |2019-01-19T12:15:23+01:00April 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 [...]

8 03, 2016

6 Things to Consider Before You Hire a Drone

By |2019-01-18T21:02:47+01:00March 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 [...]