8 10, 2018

Hiring a Drone Operator – Flying Distances

By |2019-03-19T21:16:33+01:00October 8th, 2018|Categories: General, News|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

This is the second part in our series designed to explain some of the basic principles about hiring a drone operator and the standards they have to meet in order to fly safely and legally.  In particular, we’ll be looking at the distances that a drone pilot must keep to as this is something that you’ll often hear talked about and can be a bit confusing. Maximum Height that a Drone Can Fly So a drone may only fly up to 400 feet about the ground, that’s 120 metres.  This is to keep it under the [...]

23 07, 2018

Drones for Estate Agents

By |2019-01-23T12:13:33+01:00July 23rd, 2018|Categories: Property|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Some properties can only really be seen and appreciated from an aerial perspective, and this is why drones for estate agents has become so popular. A home with landscaped gardens surrounded by countryside can sell itself if aerial photographs and videos are available to potential buyers. Plots of land can also benefit from drone aerial photography services.  Some estate agents take their own property photographs when producing listings, and so called ‘camera poles’ have been used in the past to take aerial property pictures. A camera pole is an extendable monopod a camera is attached to, and [...]

7 08, 2016

UK Estate Agents and Drones

By |2019-01-23T12:10:39+01:00August 7th, 2016|Categories: News, Property|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Commercial drone usage is helping growth in the UK’s property industry.  Drones are increasingly being used by estate agents as a cheaper alternative to helicopter hire to capture amazing aerial images. There is no doubt that having a bird’s eye perspective of a property on film or photo creates an emotional response and is certainly driving property sales. But are the UK’s estate agents aware of the laws when hiring a drone operator?  The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has warned that it is aware of cases where estate agents may have broken the law by operating [...]

11 02, 2016

Drone Hire Check List

By |2019-03-19T21:19:47+01:00February 11th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Here's a straight and simple check list that you can use as a guide when you are hiring a drone operator.  Of course our best advice would be to hire from the Drone Safe Register where safe and legal is guaranteed. Always check your drone pilot has a valid CAA PfCO (Permission for Commercial Operation) certificate along with the appropriate valid insurance. There are a number of things that must be considered and or followed before carrying out aerial work. They should carry out a thorough site survey to ensure it is feasible to carry out the required work [...]

20 01, 2016

Drone Safe Register thanks Weddingvenues.com

By |2019-01-23T10:25:19+01:00January 20th, 2016|Categories: Weddings|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Drone Safe Register were delighted to be asked to contribute to an online article being written by the prestigious wedding venue website www.weddingvenues.com  They recognise that 2016 is going to see a huge increase in the amount of couples looking to incorporate drone photography and videography into their wedding day plans and so they have created an article with some helpful advice. Search for your Local Drone Pilot Read the Full Article

16 12, 2015

Drone Safe Register Welcome Droneflight Ltd

By |2019-01-18T11:21:48+01:00December 16th, 2015|Categories: Members|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Drone Safe Register are delighted to welcome Droneflight into our membership. Droneflight Ltd are UAV specialists who have several pilots with Permission for Aerial Work within the UK.  Services also includes night flying.  They operate several professional platforms including the DJI s900, DJI s1000 and the Aerialtronics Zenith. As well as their filming services, they also offer inspection work, surveying and 3D modelling.  For added peace of mind they also have £10m public liability insurance. Become a DSR Member