20 06, 2016

Becoming A Commercial Drone Pilot

By |2019-01-19T12:52:18+01:00June 20th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

There are many important factors in becoming a commercial drone pilot.  Drone Safe Register (DSR) breaks down the process and gives you their take on these considerations. Getting Qualified The use of drones is regulated by the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA). Anyone using a drone for ‘aerial commercial work’ needs operating permission from the CAA. This must be renewed annually and is known as Permission for Aerial work document (CAA PFAW). The UK drone industry is expanding fast with approximately 1700 trained and qualified UAV pilots. Estimates of the number of drone pilots using their UAV’s [...]

26 03, 2016

Drone Training – Become a Legal Drone Pilot

By |2019-01-18T21:46:27+01:00March 26th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Here is our updated list of CAA approved training centres. Drone Safe Register will shortly be adding these companies to our digital map making it even easier to find a training centre near you.  You can then legally enjoy the rewards of becoming a legal UAV pilot. 3iC Ltd Aerial Motion Pictures Atec-3D – Restricted Cambridge UAV Commercial Drone Training Ltd Cyberhawk – Restricted Drone Pilot Academy Ltd – 1360 EuroUSC Ltd Heliguy Hexca, – Restricted NATS RPAS Resource Group Ltd RUSTA (RTP-UK) Sky-Futures Ltd The Great Circle UAV Air (ways) Whispercam Cyberhawk – Restricted The Aerial Academy (Hexcam) – Restricted UAV8 Ltd [...]

7 03, 2016

The Use of drones filming events this summer

By |2019-01-18T20:38:24+01:00March 7th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Drones are fantastic but must only be flown at events by professionally trained pilots.  All qualified pilots must attend ground school, complete an operations manual and be flight tested before the CAA will issue the pilot or company permission. Valid insurance is a must. No drones can be flown within 150 metres of gatherings of 1000 or more persons. If you have a group of 1000 persons or less, providing the group are within the pilots control the 150m rule is removed completely. This is why you will see even more close range drone footage pictured within the [...]

22 02, 2016

Gateshead Drone Hire – Survey Drones

By |2019-01-18T18:21:55+01:00February 22nd, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Survey Drones are chartered Health and Safety specialists who recognise the value of using drones to remove the need for working at height. We use our fleet of drones to undertake building inspections and roof surveys. Based in the North East of England, we have three qualified remote pilots, Permission for Commercial Operation (PfCO) from the Civil Aviation Authority and full insurance.  Drones have a number of useful applications but we typically work in the construction industry and for Building and Facility Managers. Recent jobs have included a full external survey of a lighthouse and providing imagery of a newly [...]

22 02, 2016

Winchester Drone Hire – Hi Pics Limited

By |2019-01-18T19:00:53+01:00February 22nd, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Hi Pics are a DSR member operating from a base in Winchester, Hampshire.  They provide stunning aerial photographs and video and are fully trained, insured and have permissions in place from the CAA to carry out aerial work safely. Talking and Planning – They will listen to you to fully understand your requirements and at that point they will provide our input and advice. Whether you’re a Photographer, Architect, Estate Agent, Film Maker, Farmer or any other business sector, they will work with you to deliver a product to be proud of. Reliability – They all have experience of suppliers, partners, customers [...]