12 03, 2019

March 13th 2019 Air Navigation Order Amendments

By |2019-03-24T23:01:46+01:00March 12th, 2019|Categories: Articles, CAA, Featured|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

As drone technology has become more and more a part of everyday life, it has become increasingly clear that amendments have been required to the UK's Air Navigation Order. The law is never finished as the saying goes and must change to reflect the circumstances and sometimes, the events, of the day. One such event that can be credited with heralding the first of two rounds of changes of SUA operators in 2019, is the shutdown of Gatwick airport in December 2018 by the apparent unauthorised drone activity. Whether you feel that the amendments are a [...]

11 07, 2018

Professional Drone Pilot Opportunities

By |2019-01-29T08:52:34+01:00July 11th, 2018|Categories: General|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Regarded as toys and the playthings of ‘geeks’ just a couple of years ago, drones are becoming part of everyday life. Industry reports suggest that the number of drones in the UK will triple by 2021. Drones flown for recreation will increase from one to four million, and commercial drones will increase from around 150,000 to 1.5 million. There will be thousands of professional drone pilot opportunities as the industry goes through this rapid phase of growth. Public safety is a major concern as the use of drones increases. In spite of attention-grabbing drone stories in the popular [...]

26 11, 2017

UK set for Tougher Drone Laws

By |2019-01-23T18:25:20+01:00November 26th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

The UK is looking set for tougher drone laws and prosecutions.  New measures are set to force drone owners to register their drones and all will be banned from airports unless operating with a valid CAA permission. Anyone operating a drone for commercial use in the UK must have CAA approved and hold valid insurance at all times. Changes to the (ANO) Air Navigation Order will introduce a safety test and the registration of drones weighing more than 250 grams. New laws will mean police will have better powers to prosecute. Assistant Chief Constable Serena Kennedy added: [...]