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11 02, 2019

Considerations when Hiring a Drone

By |2019-03-19T21:15:53+01:00February 11th, 2019|Categories: General|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

If you’re looking at hiring a drone to assist you in completing a project, there’s a lot to consider.   Obviously you need to be sure that you’re hiring a qualified insured professional pilot and that’s why we recommend using Drone Safe Register to find your perfect drone partner, as all of our pilots are guaranteed CAA approved and insured. However the considerations don’t stop there. Whether you’re filming for television or cinema, shooting marketing material for your business, carrying out property or land inspections or creating 2D maps and 3D models, there are some things to consider. [...]

13 08, 2018

Buying Second Hand Drones – Essential Tips

By |2019-03-19T21:16:51+01:00August 13th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

The popularity of drones has soared in recent years, and thousands of people are taking flying as a new hobby. There are also a growing number of people becoming CAA approved drone pilots ready to join the rapidly expanding new drone industry. Prices have fallen as drones have advanced and become more widely available, but the costs are still out of the reach of many people. Buying second hand drones can be the answer. You can pick up cheap drones to get a taste of flying for under a hundred pounds, but these have limited use. [...]

12 08, 2018

Best Drone for Beginners – What To Look For

By |2019-02-01T10:31:09+01:00August 12th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

The best drone for beginners depends on your budget and what you intend to use it for. To experience the fun of flying and decide if you’d like to get into drones as a hobby, you can pick one up on Amazon for less than fifty pounds. If you have a little more to spend you can get drones with quite advanced features for around a hundred pounds. Simple quadcopters are the best drones for beginners with no experience of flying models. Some will flip and perform stunts, making them great fun for kids. If you’re [...]

6 08, 2018

Rent a Drone UK – Get a Taste of the Excitement!

By |2019-01-22T17:06:51+01:00August 6th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

The term ‘drone’ is usually used to refer to unmanned aircraft, but there will also be developments in unmanned boats and watercraft and land-based vehicles. It’s not surprising that the rise of new technology has created a demand for rent a drone UK services. If you want to experience the thrill of flying one of these incredible aircraft, renting a drone can sound like a good option. However, it may be better to try one out and buy a drone if you think it’s something you’ll take up as a hobby. Local model aircraft flying clubs [...]

23 07, 2018

Drones for Estate Agents – Same Day Service

By |2019-09-30T20:23:28+01:00July 23rd, 2018|Categories: Property|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Drones for Estate Agents 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. [/fusion_text] 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 [...]

28 04, 2018

CAA NQE List – Get Trained & find Work

By |2019-01-23T16:56:42+01:00April 28th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

The drone industry is booming in the UK, and the demand for trained, approved pilots is greater than ever. DSR finds well paid work for it’s members. Companies authorised by the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) to deliver training to commercial drone pilots are called National Qualified Entities or NQE’s. A search of the CAA NQE list is a good starting point if you’re interested in starting a drone business or following a career in the industry. Back in 2013 the CAA list of approved pilots had only 117 names. There are now over 4,000! There are [...]

24 04, 2018

Drone hire in Hampshire

By |2019-01-23T17:19:12+01:00April 24th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Hampshire in the South of England has everything from coastlines and beaches to country parks. It has a thriving economy and is a popular tourist destination with attractions including The New Forest, The South Downs National Park and the cities of Winchester and Portsmouth. Drone hire in Hampshire is readily available as there are a number of large established companies providing services in and around the county. Drone Safe Register’s searchable database is a great resource for finding drone services for hire in Hampshire and other parts of the UK. Drone Safe Register is the UK’s largest [...]

24 04, 2018

Drone Hire in Gloucestershire

By |2019-01-23T17:46:38+01:00April 24th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

A wide variety of businesses are looking for drone hire in Gloucestershire. Use of unmanned aircraft as a replacement for helicopters in aerial photography is now commonplace. Typical reasons for drone hire in Gloucestershire include – Aerial photography. With picturesque scenery in The Cotswold Hills and Forest of Dean it’s not surprising Gloucestershire is a popular destination for landscape photographers. Being able to view, photograph and film the local landscape from the air has an obvious appeal Aerial inspection work. Drones are the ideal tools for checking roofs, chimneys, air condition units and other hard to [...]

24 04, 2018

Drone Hire in Dorset

By |2019-01-23T17:22:56+01:00April 24th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Made famous by the television series Broadchurch in recent years, Dorset’s Jurassic Coast is one of the most stunning in the UK. Harbour Cliff Beach featured heavily in the series, and it’s not the only one worth a visit. Another iconic view is Lulworth Cove with it’s stunning cliffs and famous Durdle Door arch. It’s not surprising that drone hire in Dorset is a growing market.  As well as the tourist trade, drone hire in Dorset is popular for roof inspections, building surveys and insurance claim validation work. Using a drone for this type of work is [...]

24 04, 2018

Drone Hire in Devon

By |2019-01-29T12:05:05+01:00April 24th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Sandy beaches, fossil cliffs and national parks make Devon one of the UK’s most popular tourist destinations. If the weather could be guaranteed, many people would be happy to holiday here rather than travel abroad. Home to The English Riviera – a series of picturesque harbour towns including Paignton, Brixham and Torquay – Devon has everything from five star hotels to budget self-catering holiday lets. Drone hire in Devon is in high demand. Photographers who have captured the beauty of the scenery from the ground are now able to shoot from an aerial perspective. Beaches, lakes [...]

13 04, 2018

Drone hire in Cornwall

By |2019-01-23T17:36:00+01:00April 13th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

With it’s sandy beaches and beautiful countryside it’s no wonder that Cornwall is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the UK. Surveys by Cornish Countryside, The National Trust and the Forestry Commission all indicate that visitor numbers have steadily increased since 2014, and this looks set to continue. Not surprisingly, interest in drone hire in Cornwall is also increasing. If you’re looking to enjoy some fun flying on Cornwall’s beaches, a basic toy model may be all you need. It won’t fly far or for long with limited battery life, but as a taster [...]

13 04, 2018

Drone hire in Cambridgeshire.

By |2019-01-29T09:56:54+01:00April 13th, 2018|Categories: General|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Drones – also known Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) – are now being used in a wide range of commercial applications. From agriculture to construction, drones use state of the art technology to reduce costs and speed up processes like surveying and inspections. Whatever your needs, Drone Safe Register have pilots available for drone hire in Cambridgeshire and across the UK. Drones have received a lot of bad press in recent months, but 99% of owners in the UK act responsibly and follow guidelines set out by the Civil Aviation Authority. Stories of near misses with manned [...]

20 03, 2018

Drone Photography in London

By |2019-01-23T17:50:57+01:00March 20th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Drone photography of London is a fantastic way to capture the familiar sights and landmarks of our capital city. Shots of the Thames, the London Eye and The Tower of London are instantly recognisable. The centre of London’s skyline is changing rapidly as impressive new buildings are erected, and they make a great subject for aerial photography. The use of drones in congested areas is heavily regulated, and the rules are particularly tight in London. The presence of London City Airport, high volumes of local helicopter traffic and concerns over terrorism are just some of the [...]

14 03, 2018

Drone Filming Companies

By |2019-01-23T17:51:12+01:00March 14th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Drone filming companies have been around for a few years, but the recent boom in the industry has seen hundreds of new ones appearing. Some specialise in specific types of work such as film production for film and television, and others use their unmanned aircraft for a range of jobs. A search on Google will bring up a list of hundreds of drone filming companies in the UK, and it can be confusing if you want to book one. Here are some tips for finding the best one for the work you need. Does the company [...]

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 [...]

28 07, 2016

Drone Wedding advice

By |2019-01-23T10:25:06+01:00July 28th, 2016|Categories: Weddings|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

A drone is simply an unmanned aircraft.  These image capturing aircraft can film and photograph a unique aerial perspective providing you with high quality cinematic footage and photos to treasure forever.  Increasingly drones are becoming a ‘must have’ to help capture the unforgettable moments at weddings. Why Hire a Drone? Drones can be a fantastic add on when organising your wedding photography and videography.  They can be used in a variety of ways including to film key moments of the day. These could include capturing a special moment with the bride and groom or big group [...]

1 07, 2016

Newsletter – July 2016

By |2019-01-20T10:16:28+01:00July 1st, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Drone Safe Register partner with wedding planning website Hitched.co.uk to make it quick and easy to find a safe, legal and insured drone pilot for wedding aerial photography across the UK. Hitched is the UK’s number 1 site for wedding planning –  they offer advice, list thousands of wedding suppliers from venues to photographers and now on request of DSR they have added a new ‘Drone’ category in their national supplier listings. DSR believes this partnership to be worth every penny of their investment and a smart move on behalf of its DSR members for a number [...]

7 04, 2016

Hidden Britain by Drone

By |2019-01-19T12:10:25+01:00April 7th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

We love seeing drone footage, without doubt the pilots flying in this new series are true professionals, fully insured and have CAA permission for aerial work.  Our Drone Safe registered operators can’t wait for this exciting new series to air this Sunday 10th April 2016. Presented by Sir Tony Robinson and using drones to reveal Britain’s hidden places for the first time ever by drone. From billionaires’ private estates to forbidden military zones, this will be a must watch for everyone. With all the mixed emotions in the national press regarding the use of drones, we can’t wait [...]

29 03, 2016

Find Drones Easily – Hire – Book – Order – Compare

By |2019-03-19T21:19:26+01:00March 29th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

The use of various types of unmanned aircraft ‘drones’ has massively increased over the past few years.   Drones have many uses - Utilities, Agriculture, Construction, Aerial Survey, Planning, Aerial Film & Photo to name just a few. Currently the UK has just under 1500 pilots with correct CAA permission.  If flying a drone for private leisure, you do not require CAA permission but the pilot should take full responsibility for doing so safely.  Using a drone for ‘paid aerial work’ requires you to hold correct CAA permission and carry valid insurance. Drone Safe Register holds a list of CAA approved drone operators [...]

9 03, 2016

Hire a Wedding Drone Pilot – Nationwide Service from £199

By |2019-01-18T21:11:41+01:00March 9th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Hiring a Wedding drone is certainly the new must have at any wedding for 2016.  Being able to capture aerial photography and film from the air really does give a unique perspective. It is very important that you only hire a legal, professional and full insured drone pilot or company. Not only is it the law but hiring a professional means you are in very safe hands. Drones can be dangerous but all of our pilots are fully trained and very easy to find.  The cost for hiring a registered drone pilot starts from around £250- £300 for basic photography [...]