27 12, 2015

Drone Safe Register Sneak Peak January Newsletter

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Drone Safe Register January NewsletterWelcome To Drone Safe Register…The UK’s most visited website for Drone Hire.    Since our launch in November 2015 we have been extensively promoting our members, 2016 will see even more events filmed by UAV’s than ever before. You will be found by joining DSR.  2016 is set to be a very exciting year for the industry.Industry pundits are applauding the reach and awareness that we have gained over the last eight weeks, and cannot understand how we can be covering our costs.  The simple truth is we are committed to our five [...]

23 12, 2015

SLALOM SKI DRONE CRASH &STATEMENT FROM INFRONT SPORTS MEDIA

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Statement – FIS Alpine Ski World Cup Slalom Race – 22 December 2015During the slalom race of the FIS Alpine Ski World Cup in Madonna di Campiglio/Italy in the evening of 22 December 2015, an unmanned drone carrying a broadcast camera crashed to the snow during the second run of Austrian ski racer Marcel Hirscher.We are extremely relieved that apparently no-one was hurt. At the same time, this incident is being taken‎ very serious and the circumstances leading to it are currently being examined. An update will be provided as soon as secured information is available. [...]

20 12, 2015

Merry Christmas From Drone Safe Register

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Merry Christmas From Drone Safe RegisterMerry Christmas from Drone Safe Register – this is an end of year reminder that all UAV professionals that sign up with DSR will have their membership fee fixed for life if you join by the 31st December 2015.DSR understands that December can be a quiet time within the industry due to high winds and unpredictable weather but 2016 is set to be a record breaking year for members of the public looking for drone hire companies.We have been very busy marketing in the background and DSR is now proudly the most visited website for people looking to h [...]

15 12, 2015

CBBC Airmaggedon announced

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CBBC Airmaggedon announcedBBC TV channel CBBC has commissioned DHX Media to produce two new seasons of a new drone-based battle format named Airmaggedon.From Steve Carsey (the creator of Robot Wars) comes Airmaggedon – a children’s TV programme that pits drones against each other in the Airena.CBBC’s Cheryl Taylor commissioned the show, with Hugh Lawton executive producing for the channel.   ‘Airmageddon is going to be a high octane entertainment extravaganza testing our young contestants to the limit as they battle to determine which team can claim u [...]

14 12, 2015

Drone Crashes in UK Prisons as Inmates try to smuggle in Contraband

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Inmates try to smuggle in ContrabandThe number of drones crashing inside prison grounds has increased as inmates try to flog contraband during the festive season.Eight prisons reported a total of nine drone crashes in October, including at Wandsworth, Sutton and Wormwood Scrubs.  The data, released under a Freedom of Information request by The Mirror, revealed most of the drones were carrying drugs and mobile phones, which can fetch up to £1,000 if sold on inside prison.No incidents involving drones were reported up to April 2014, but it was reported 28 have since been recovere [...]

12 12, 2015

Watch Japan's Police Drone Catch a Quadcopter

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Tokyo Police launched their anti drone catcher squad, a team designed to enforce new rules banning drones from urban areas. To stop reckless pilots with drones, they have developed a big net-wielding drone of their own.  It is built to catch the offending craft in the act by trapping it within a net and gently bringing it down to the ground.  Here’s some footage of it being tested to catch a ‘rogue drone’. [...]

12 12, 2015

Hire a Drone & UK Drone Operators Found Easily.

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Drone Operators Found Easily with DSRIf you’re looking to hire a drone to carry out aerial work, then you can rely on the quality of the UAV pilots listed on the Drone Safe Register. All Drone Safe Register members are qualified and insured to carry out your needs professionally and safely. Since 2015 we have been providing safe and legal drone operators for all types of services. It’s so important you get it right and our members are ready to help you. Search for a Local Pilot [...]

12 12, 2015

Footage shows Illegal Drone Flight over Lincoln

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Illegal Drone FlightsYouTube footage has emerged showing an “incredibly irresponsible” drone flight over a city.  Police have previously released an image of the drone pilot in an attempt to trace him, as they believe the flight may have been illegal.The footage was filmed from the drone as it flew over Lincoln, which is close to two RAF bases.  Flying within 150 metres of a congested areas is illegal unless permission is given by the Civil Aviation Authority and this is the first time that the Police force have issued such a request with regard to a UAV [...]

10 12, 2015

DSR is well on track to educate 600,000 Facebook users!

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DSR is the UK’s first and only marketed website for Legal UAV operators. All our members go through a strict vetting process to ensure they have current CAA permissions and valid insurance.We are proud to be the only UK register with this type of process to give complete piece of mind when hiring one of our UAV professionals.DSR have also been very busy spreading our message of the importance of working with legal and qualified drone operators through working with schools, appearing and public events and creating regular social media posts.  We are also working closely with co [...]

10 12, 2015

Working to Stamp Out Illegal Drone Operators in the UK and Ireland

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Since we launched the Drone Safe Register in November 2015, the most common feedback we have received is that the general public was simply unaware that it was illegal for pilots to operate commercially without the relevant IAA/CAA permissions.Our aim has been so much more than just another directory site getting lost in the world wide web.  We are taking our responsibility as the UK’s largest professional network of CAA approved pilots very seriously and we’re planning again to spend 2020 educating the general public on the importance of only working with legal drone operat [...]

13 10, 2015

Welcome to Drone Safe Register!

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Welcome to Drone Safe Register! (DSR)The UK drone industry is growing at a rapid pace and UAVs are becoming an increasingly common sight in our skies.While there are many positive aspects to this new industry, it does seem as though negative drone-related news is far more widely reported in today’s media.The truth of the matter is that, when operated by a professional pilot who has permission from the CAA to undertake aerial work, UAVs offer a huge range of filming and photography benefits to businesses and the general public. Here are just a few:Unique angles on eventsCost effecti [...]