15 10, 2017

CAA launch ‘Share The Air’ Campaign

By |2019-03-19T21:19:25+01:00October 15th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) are inviting all drone users from the south west and south coast to attend their first ever free drone safety day at Compton Abbas airfield. This first major new event will be held on Saturday 11th November 2017. Jonathan Nicholson of the CAA writes, Attendees will be given the chance to see for themselves the range of flying opportunities that exist in their local areas, as well as receive top tips on how they can use their drones responsibly, enabling them to expand their love of flying, The CAA will be on hand at the [...]

6 08, 2017

I’m a Hobby Drone Pilot: Where can I Fly?

By |2019-04-30T10:52:24+01:00August 6th, 2017|Categories: Hobbyist, News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Drone Safe Register™  (DSR) is increasingly asked by our hobby members and other amateur drone pilots, “Where can I fly my drone?” DSR’s advice is always check with the land owner – before you take to the controls.  Even if you take off from private land, often you may not fly over public land without permission. You’ll also need to ensure you are well aware of the UK’s aviation rules which are regulated by the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) and enforced by the police. The use of ‘drones’ is becoming increasingly popular as they become more affordable. [...]