8 03, 2020

How to become a commercial drone pilot

By |2020-05-27T17:27:25+01:00March 8th, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , , |0 Comments

To operate legally as a commercial drone pilot in the UK you must take some formal training. visit our new drone store A drone course you can attend in person is by far the best option as there’s nothing like hands on training where you can ask questions and learn from experts. Joining a drone pilot course is also a great opportunity to meet likeminded people and begin to develop your professional network. The Civil Aviation Authority delegates the authority to grant permission to work as a commercial drone [...]

7 01, 2019

DSR and Member Workshops

By |2020-01-07T14:14:54+00:00January 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 [...]

20 06, 2016

Becoming A Commercial Drone Pilot

By |2020-01-06T08:40:11+00:00June 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 [...]

9 03, 2016

More Drone Pilots than Ever being Trained

By |2020-01-05T18:48:13+00:00March 9th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

More drone pilots than ever are now becoming trained and legal as Drone Safe Register tackles the use of illegal drones.  Before Drone Safe Register launched back in November 2015 it was very clear the UK had a huge problem with drone pilots operating without CAA permission and correct insurance. Drone Safe Register has now targeted over 1.6 million adults with its short educational video receiving well over 500,000 views since launch. A very impressive number to say the least. Lack of public awareness was the main problem as the hiring public simply didn’t know the rules and so we are [...]