24 12, 2018

The CAA Drone Awareness Study 2018

By |December 24th, 2018|Categories: CAA |Tags: |Comments Off on The CAA Drone Awareness Study 2018

It’s easy to be misled by the news headlines into thinking that drones have nothing positive to offer the UK economy and indeed society but the CAA, as the body in charge of creating the set of rules and regulations that control their use, were keen to get behind the front pages and find out what people really thought about UAVs. So they interviewed a large number of people from members of the public through to commercial pilots to try to find out where opinion really lies and to be able to build a picture to help them shape the future of the UK Drone Industry. A recent report [...]

22 12, 2018

Gatwick Drone Disruption - Press Release

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PRESS RELEASEFor Immediate Release 22nd December 2018Commercial Certified Drone Pilots Fear Knee-Jerk Reaction to Illegal Drone Activity at GatwickDrone Safe Register (DSR), who represent around 500 professional, commercially approved CAA certified drone pilots, are expressing concern that due to public pressure authorities and legislators will rush to make legal recommendations for the use of drones that will not be fit for purpose.Baroness Randerson has already today launched ill-informed political rhetoric on increasing further legislation in particular widening the airport p [...]

22 12, 2018

DSR New Members’ Benefit – Online Forum

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Drone Safe Register Member Benefits The last few weeks have seen a lot of changes in DSR’s online world, with the introduction of our brand new website.Obviously this is a very public change as all of our visitors are beginning to enjoy its new features and functions.However, we’ve also been working hard behind the scenes bringing on a new member benefit – the Forum.This is exclusively available to all of our drone pilot members and is a one stop shop for all DSR resources – from website branding to forms and templates.More importantly perhaps, for our members, this is where [...]

17 12, 2018

Drones and Construction Projects

By |December 17th, 2018|Categories: General |Tags: |Comments Off on Drones and Construction Projects

Drones use in Construction ProjectsIn a recent study in the US, one of the biggest potential areas where drones are predicted to be deployed is in the construction industry and there’s no reason to think that the UK market will operate any differently.From Survey to ConstructionBefore any project starts, a land survey is an essential first step. Drones can accomplish this faster and more simply than a ground based team which is an immediate cost saving.  Add to this, the ability of a UAV to create a detailed map either in 2D or 3D and you already have a considerable advantage. [...]

15 12, 2018

DSR and Scopito partner to bring further members benefits

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Scopito have partnered to with DSROne Platform with Endless PossibilitiesSpeed up your workflow with Scopito and DSR and grow your business..Scopito is a powerful tool for the management of inspection data that lets you store, analyse and share all your data easily. The interactive reporting portal organises data captured from all devices and at all angles, and generates smart professional PDF reports almost instantly.Drone Safe Register and Scopito have partnered to bring the DSR membership exclusive access to the platform on a PAYG basis. For just £50 members can ha [...]

15 12, 2018

Looking for the Perfect Gift for the Drone Enthusiast in your Life?

By |December 15th, 2018|Categories: General Hobbyist |Tags: |Comments Off on Looking for the Perfect Gift for the Drone Enthusiast in your Life?

Flying drones is fast becoming a very popular hobby here in the UK with this year’s crop of Christmas trees bound to have a few drone shaped packages underneath them. If you’re looking to treat the drone enthusiast in your life with the perfect gift to go with their brand new copter, or just to gift them with a drone accessory they’ll really get benefit from, then you will soon be able to buy them a Drone Safe Register Hobbyist Membership. Priced at £29.95 for the year, hobbyist membership gets your pilot Welcome pack including all current CAA information and craft ID sticker [...]

10 12, 2018

CAA Begin their Drone Consultation

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CAA Drone ConsultationThe 30th May 2018 saw the government’s announcement that further drone laws were being introduced as part of their ‘ Industrial Strategy: the Grand Challenges ’  initiative designed to take drones safely forward into the UK’s future.These laws will affect all drone users (flying craft over 250g which includes the DJI Spark) from the casual hobbyist to the full time commercial pilot but the good news is that we all have time to prepare.The CAA have just launched their own consultation survey to allow them to build the necessary systems and [...]

8 12, 2018

Best Drone for a child this Christmas

By |December 8th, 2018|Categories: General Jessops |Tags: |Comments Off on Best Drone for a child this Christmas

Best Drone for a child or family member this ChristmasWhat better way to inspire the next generation of drone pilots that to get them one of their very own.  Drones have captured the imaginations of lots of children this year and it’s likely they are going to be mentioned on lots of letters to Santa already.The first thing to say is that we’d recommend that drones, even ‘toy’ ones, are best bought for the over 8’s.  It’s hard to imagine that most younger children would get much out of it and they still do need to be flown responsibly as there are dangers associa [...]

5 12, 2018

DSR Launch the Drone Safe Register 2018 Awards!

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The original drone awards!We are proud to count some of the best safe and legal drone pilots available across the country in our membership.  With this in mind, DSR is very excited to announce that we have launched our annual Drone awards 2018 to celebrate all of that member talent and their outstanding contribution to the UK Drone Industry.There are four categories for entries, each with a £200 cash prize donated by each category sponsor who will also act as the judge for their category.The Film & Television Aerial Imagery AwardAmong our members, we have some very tal [...]

3 12, 2018

DSR Major Account Facility – Setup A Commercial Account

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DSR Major Account Facility launched DSR are pleased to be launching their new Major Account Facility for regional and national businesses who are looking to leverage the power of a national network of qualified and registered and CAA approved drone pilots to take care of all of their aerial imagery needs.Aerial Photography & Videography2D & 3D MappingThermal Image CaptureImagery for CGI ProjectsLong Term Time LapsePanoramic ViewsAsset Maintenance and InspectionGet in TouchThis new facility offers a single point of contact via a dedicated DSR Account Manager. In addition a ‘ [...]

1 12, 2018

A Pre Winter Drone Home Inspection

By |December 1st, 2018|Categories: Inspections & Surveys |Tags: |Comments Off on A Pre Winter Drone Home Inspection

Drone Home Inspection service With winter fast approaching, it is time for all of us here across the UK to think about getting our homes ready for the battering of the season. Sometimes, prevention is better than cure but the cost and inconvenience of a traditional roof inspection can mean that we put it off and simply hope for the best.Book online - HEREThis means that damage can occur to the outside of our properties which we don’t know about until that damage can be seen on the interior – more expensive to fix and more inconvenience all round.Scaffolding or elevated platforms [...]

26 11, 2018

The UK's Drone and Technology Show

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The UK's Drone and Technology ShowIf you’re in any way involved with the drone industry, it can’t have escaped your notice that the Drone and Technology Show is back at the Birmingham NEC in December on the 1st and 2nd.We’re excited to announce that DSR will be there alongside our partners at Jessops to meet and greet all the visitors, as well as demonstrate some of our pilots’ flying skills and work with you to answer any questions that you might have.DSR founder Mark Boyt says, ‘It’s a great chance for new drone pilots to get to know DSR and how it can help them to achi [...]

22 11, 2018

Black Friday Offer 15% Off Pro Membership

By |November 22nd, 2018|Categories: General Promotions |Tags: |Comments Off on Black Friday Offer 15% Off Pro Membership

Black Friday drone offersJoin Drone Safe Register HereIf your Inbox is anything like ours here at DSR Headquarters, it’s probably filled to the brim with messages offering you the best possible Black Friday deals.  Well, if you don’t need a new flat screen TV but you are looking for a real drone related bargain, then here’s one that you might really appreciate.We are offering an amazing 15% discount off DSR pro membership for one day only – running from midnight to midnight on Black Friday (23rd November) so you’ll need to move quickly if you want to take advantage of [...]

20 11, 2018

DSR’s First Regional Meeting

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As our membership has grown, so has the interest that lots of industry suppliers have shown in working alongside us and our members to offer a range of member benefits.  One of these benefits has come to fruition recently in the first of our regional meetings. Held in Marlow on 9th November, this gathering was open free of charge to all DSR members (although pre-registration was required) and it brought them together in front of a panel of industry experts including our partners at Jessops.   The room was full to bursting with so many members taking time out of their busy schedule [...]

17 11, 2018

Local Authority Saves £4.5 Million with DSR Member

By |November 17th, 2018|Categories: News Inspections & Surveys |Tags: |Comments Off on Local Authority Saves £4.5 Million with DSR Member

Book online drones today - HERELocal councils face a huge challenge when it comes to managing their properties.  Buildings must be inspected and regularly maintained but in an era when budgets are increasingly under pressure, it is vital that resources are deployed as efficiently as possible.One Scottish local authority are leading the way in using UAV technology to help to meet this challenge head on and to enable them to make huge cost and time savings when it comes to managing their property portfolio.DSR member Neil Mowbray, and his company Viewpoint Film, have been working [...]

16 11, 2018

Drones and Low Flying Military Aircraft

By |November 16th, 2018|Categories: News Articles Featured |Tags: |Comments Off on Drones and Low Flying Military Aircraft

Whether you are flying your drone for fun or profit, the need to fly safely and legally is often discussed.  Height limits and airspace restrictions are set out in the Drone Code for all to follow and doing so will help to avoid conflict with manned aircraft and the risks that this poses.  Generally speaking, civilian manned aircraft will operate over the 400 foot ceiling applied to UAV flights and so you would think that observance of these limits would be sufficient to keep the airspace safe for all. However, when carrying out essential training for operations, military aircraft [...]

5 11, 2018

Drones and Weddings – A Perfect Marriage

By |November 5th, 2018|Categories: Weddings |Tags: |Comments Off on Drones and Weddings – A Perfect Marriage

When you are planning a wedding, there is a great deal of thought that goes into every aspect of the preparations.The dress, the flowers, the favours, the entertainment – the list goes on and on.  However, when the day is over, you’ll want to have really wonderful images and video that you can look at throughout your married life together so you can remember all those little details and enjoy them all over again.Book HERESo for this reason, you’re probably going to look at hiring a photographer and a videographer but you could also consider adding drone photography and fil [...]

3 11, 2018

Drone Safe Register at the Drone & Technology Show

By |November 3rd, 2018|Categories: News |Tags: |Comments Off on Drone Safe Register at the Drone & Technology Show

Drone Safe Register at the Drone & Technology ShowDSR will be joining forces with Jessops at the drone industry’s biggest UK show.The Drone & Technology Show is back in Birmingham NEC in December 2018 to showcase all things drone to both the professional and hobbyist market. Jessops, as the major UK and European supplier, will of course be represented and DSR are excited to be joining them – evidence of the increasingly close relationship of two of Peter Jones’ brands.‘It’s a very natural fit between the two businesses” says DSR founder Mark Boyt, “and it’s on [...]

2 11, 2018

Drones and Low Flying RAF Military Aircraft

By |November 2nd, 2018|Categories: News |Tags: |Comments Off on Drones and Low Flying RAF Military Aircraft

Low Flying RAF Military Aircraft and drones Whether you are flying your drone for fun or profit, the need to fly safely and legally is often discussed.  Height limits and airspace restrictions are set out in the Drone Code for all to follow and doing so will help to avoid conflict with manned aircraft and the risks that this poses.Generally speaking, civilian manned aircraft will operate over the 400 foot ceiling applied to UAV flights and so you would think that observance of these limits would be sufficient to keep the airspace safe for all.However, when carrying out essential [...]

29 10, 2018

Drone Thermal Imaging Experts Since 2015

By |October 29th, 2018|Categories: Thermal Imaging Inspections & Surveys |Tags: |Comments Off on Drone Thermal Imaging Experts Since 2015

Drone Media Imaging With Thermal Drone Camera Operatorsbook now Our members offer a non-contact temperature measurement across areas that are hard to access or view from a ground based perspective.If you’re on this website then you already know at least a little about the drone’s ability to create aerial photography and videography.However, did you know that they can also be fitted with thermal cameras to add a whole new dimension to property inspection?State of the art thermal cameras offer a non-contact temperature measurement across areas that are hard to access or view f [...]