3 06, 2019

Using a Drone at your Event Venue

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Using a Drone at your Event VenueAs drones become more common in our everyday lives, they are also becoming more of a standard feature of wedding days and special events.  A big part of planning any event has always been the selection of the perfect venue to provide the backdrop. picture supplied by DSR member DroneCam Soltuons Ltd – www.dronecamsolutions.co.uk A great deal of time and expense is invested by hotel management teams in making sure that their destination looks perfect from every angle and they are increasingly receiving requests that drones be able to capture eve [...]

1 06, 2019

Drones and the Hospitality Industry

By |June 1st, 2019|Categories: Aerial Photography Featured Property |Tags: |Comments Off on Drones and the Hospitality Industry

Drones and the Hospitality IndustryToday’s hospitality industry is a far cry from the days of travel agents and stacks of glossy brochures.Today’s traveller can search resorts with a click of their mouse and view real life, almost real time reviews and images to help them to make their holiday decisions.The modern traveller is information hungry. They want as much data as possible about their hotel or resort before they decide to book and part with their hard earned cash for a much looked forward to holiday.  They are also pretty savvy.  The tricks that used to work, wh [...]

27 05, 2019

Hiring a Drone Pilot – What you Need to Know?

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Hiring a Drone Pilot – What you Need to Know?If you’re looking to hire a drone operator for the first time, it can feel a little confusing when you start to look into it. As you read through articles online, you will see a lot of use of specialist terminology and acronyms and also mention of forthcoming changes in the law that can leave you wondering whether a UAV is the right (and legal) solution for you. So, here are the guidelines on drone usage straight form the horse’s mouth as it were. Commercial Pilots Only Drone pilots are divided into two categories Commercial Operato [...]

25 05, 2019

Aerial Drone Inspections The Best Prices Throughout The UK

By |May 25th, 2019|Categories: Aerial Photography Aerial Video and Filming Articles Featured Inspections & Surveys Property Weddings |Tags: |Comments Off on Aerial Drone Inspections The Best Prices Throughout The UK

Aerial Drone Inspections Throughout The UKYou can book aerial Inspections HEREA short and simple drone flight can be all that it takes to get a detailed aerial inspection of your home’s roof, gutters and chimneys. This can be an invaluable tool if you want to carry out an inspection to find the source of a problem, provide data to support an insurance claim or just for peace of mind on your own home or one that you are looking to purchase.Today’s drone cameras can create incredibly high quality images that allow you to zoom in on small areas for detailed evaluation with no need f [...]

20 05, 2019

Find My Drone Pilot

By |May 20th, 2019|Categories: Featured Articles General Members |Tags: |Comments Off on Find My Drone Pilot

Our Drone Pilot Portal & UAV HubThe drone industry is new and changing fast. December 2018 saw apparent drone related activity close Gatwick airport and created a ripple effect amongst the general public with regards to drone operators, and some changes in the law regarding how all drone pilots (both commercial and amateur) can operate.visit our new online drone storeFIND MY DRONE PILOT NOWCouple this with the legislation changes that were already in the pipeline to bring the UK into line with the EASA standards and running a UAV business or even enjoying drones in your leisure t [...]

18 05, 2019

All Call Signs and Drone Safe Register

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All Call Signs and Drone Safe RegisterIn March 2019, Drone Safe Register were very proud to announce their support or All Call Signs – a not for profit organisation that works with veterans and serving military personnel to offer mental health support. Staffed by volunteers with Forces experience, this incredible organisation looks to use their understanding of the struggles of life and out of uniform.  As well as working with the media to raise awareness of mental health issues, they also offer a potentially life-saving Beacon Service, and this is where Drone Safe Register can of [...]

15 05, 2019

Drone Deliveries and Medicine

By |May 15th, 2019|Categories: News Featured |Tags: |Comments Off on Drone Deliveries and Medicine

Drone Deliveries and MedicineTime is often a critical factor in the field of medicine and so medical professionals are starting to look at drones to see if they can save valuable hours and minutes in a variety of capacities. Zipline International We’ve look at this ground breaking organisation before in a previous blog https://dronesaferegister.org.uk/blog/drone-deliveries-not-just-for-pizzas/ but they are worth taking a second look at – especially now that they have expanded their operations from Rwanda to also include Ghana and are now providing 13,000,000 with access to life s [...]

14 05, 2019

Professional Members Meeting Agenda (Gatwick)

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We are delighted to now invite Professional Members to our next Business Meeting.Venue – Gatwick Aviation Museum RH6 0BTDate – 19th June 2019The DSR meeting will bring together the leaders in the drone industry and will cover the following subjects:Jessops Product UpdatesDrones & Insurance – Qlaims Tech UpdateMeet DSR’s New Marketing TeamCoverdrone – Drone Insurance UpdateMeet Commercial Drone ProfessionalCAA – UAS Unit Heads, Andrew Hamilton & Kev Woolsey – Q&A’s New RegulationsBBQ Style Lunch, Museum Tour & Shackleton Start Up (Subject to Fire Crew)S [...]

11 05, 2019

DSR Back into the Dragons’ Den

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DSR Back into the Dragons’ DenThe 9th of September 2018 was a landmark day in the history of Drone Safe Register as it was the air date of the episode of Dragons’ Den where we gained investment form Dragon Peter Jones CBE.At DSR HQ, we had been keeping our involvement in the BBC’s flagship business programme a secret for the best part of 6 months, so frankly it was a giant relief when it all went public.view our new drone store for the best serviceWe knew that having the investment and backing of someone like Peter would be a game changer for our organisation and it feels as th [...]

7 05, 2019

Insurance Claims Are Being Saved By Drone Technology

By |May 7th, 2019|Categories: Aerial Photography Featured Inspections & Surveys Insurance |Tags: |Comments Off on Insurance Claims Are Being Saved By Drone Technology

Drone use in Insurance ClaimsDrones are fast becoming part of the landscape of various different industries, reinventing traditional practices were time and cost efficiencies can be made.The insurance industry is one that is benefiting from UAV technology, especially those that are working directly with the Drone Safe Register network as we can leverage our National Drone Network commercially approved pilot network to provide a fast response to your insurance needs.The insurance industry has a poor reputation for the time it takes to investigate and settle claims.  However, this [...]

4 05, 2019

Drone Registration – 6 Questions for the CAA and Government

By |May 4th, 2019|Categories: CAA Articles Featured |Tags: |Comments Off on Drone Registration – 6 Questions for the CAA and Government

CAA Drone RegistrationDSR asks 6 Questions of the CAA and Government about the incoming drone registration process and feePurchase Drone Operator ID Stickers HERELong before the December 2018 Gatwick drone incident, the Government in compliance with the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA), agreed to implement the EASA harmonised rules and regulations for safe drone operations. In 2018, the UK Government mandated a drone registration and education scheme in the UK to strengthen, they believe, ‘the accountability of drone users and their awareness of how to fly their drones [...]

29 04, 2019

Drone Roof Survey Operator Directory

By |April 29th, 2019|Categories: Featured Inspections & Surveys |Tags: |Comments Off on Drone Roof Survey Operator Directory

National Drone Roof Survey & Inspection Service Roof surveys can be a crucial measure in saving you money in the long term by spotting potential problems early, whether you are inspecting a property you are planning on purchasing or one that you already own.However, traditional inspection methods such as scaffolding erection or hiring elevated platforms can seem to incur more expense and disruption than the benefit that they provide.  Luckily, a drone roof survey can provide a faster, cheaper and simpler solution to your roof inspection needs.visit our uk network of dro [...]

27 04, 2019

Drones in Education

By |April 27th, 2019|Categories: News Featured Schools |Tags: |Comments Off on Drones in Education

Drones in Education - Book Aerial Book Photography Order a visit HEREFollowing on from our exciting announcement about our ground-breaking Drones for Schools programme, we thought we’d take a look at the wider impact and opportunities for drones within the education system.Drones are set to change the way we work in so many ways and industries, as well as offering a raft of new leisure time activities from FPV racing to amateur flyers exercising their creative muscles to create their own aerial photographs and videos.  Children in schools now will be tomorrow’s pilots, [...]

23 04, 2019

Peter Jones, Jessops & DJI back Drones for Schools Programme

By |April 23rd, 2019|Categories: Articles Featured General Jessops News Peter Jones Schools |Tags: |Comments Off on Peter Jones, Jessops & DJI back Drones for Schools Programme

Drone Safe Register launch ‘Drones for Schools’This free programme will be available to each of our professional members to use as a dynamic resource opportunity for their local area.It provides them with all the information they need to deliver a structured educational and high-quality programme for pupils within the 7-11-year educational category within the school system throughout the UK and Ireland.Backed by tech giants Jessops, our mutual investor Peter Jones CBE and DJI, the world leader in drone manufacturing, this is the first national programme of its kind designed to ed [...]

22 04, 2019

Drones and their Use in Agriculture

By |April 22nd, 2019|Categories: Agriculture Articles |Tags: |Comments Off on Drones and their Use in Agriculture

Drones and their Use in AgricultureDrones are playing an increasingly important role in worldwide agriculture. Against a backdrop of a growing world population, faced with the challenge of sustaining food production with dwindling resources, drones can offer a reasonably priced precision farming solution.How can Drones HelpThe ability to scan large tracts of land that by their nature, inhibit access and manoeuvrability is something that is ideally suited to an unmanned aerial vehicles. Much time can be saved over a ground level survey when assessing land condition, crop health a [...]

17 04, 2019

DRONE SAFETY AT EVENTS 2019

By |April 17th, 2019|Categories: News |Tags: |Comments Off on DRONE SAFETY AT EVENTS 2019

Drone Safety At Your Event As spring approaches and the UK’s weather improves soon we’ll be seeing more drones taking to the skies than ever before.Drone season is nearly upon us and this year DSR predicts that in 2019 we shall see more drones being flown at events than ever before.  This is great news as the nation’s businesses embrace drone technology.  There is nothing wrong with this at all, as long as the pilots flying drones at events are legal commercial pilots.Under the UK’s aviation law, the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) states that anybody who is flying a [...]

15 04, 2019

Using Drones to Move Livestock

By |April 15th, 2019|Categories: Agriculture Featured |Tags: |Comments Off on Using Drones to Move Livestock

Using Drones to Move LivestockWe are always talking about new uses that people are finding for drone technology, but this is something really out of left field if you’ll pardon the pun – drone shepherding.New Zealand is famous for its high sheep population and farmers there are pioneering this UAV innovation in airborne shepherding which is now being tested in the UK.New Zealand farmers have been testing drones to partially replace the functions of their super-talented dogs in some areas.  What’s more, the dogs are playing their part in ensuring the success of the venue by [...]

13 04, 2019

How soon will we have drone deliveries ?

By |April 13th, 2019|Categories: News Featured General |Tags: |Comments Off on How soon will we have drone deliveries ?

How soon will we have drone deliveries ?When you mentioned drones, one of the subjects that always come up is the possibility of drone deliveries and how realistic are they. It’s fun to imagine that a drone will drop your Friday night pizza to your doorstep but will it ever happen? In fact, the science-fictionesque sight of the sky buzzing with package carrying drones might become reality sooner than you think with large organisations such as Amazon and Alphabet (Google’s parent company) investing some serious resources into bringing the idea to life. There was a recent news re [...]

8 04, 2019

Flying near Airports and Aerodromes and other ANO Amendments

By |April 8th, 2019|Categories: Articles CAA Featured General |Tags: |Comments Off on Flying near Airports and Aerodromes and other ANO Amendments

Flying near Airports and Aerodromes and other ANO AmendmentsAs drone technology has become more and more a part of everyday life, it has become increasingly clear that amendments have will continue to be 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 and again at Heathrow shortly after, by u [...]

3 04, 2019

Capturing Aerial Images of Golf Courses

By |April 3rd, 2019|Categories: Aerial Photography |Tags: |Comments Off on Capturing Aerial Images of Golf Courses

Capturing Aerial Images of Golf CoursesThere are few venues that look more spectacular when viewed from the air than a golf course. Photography and videography of the entirety of your course – from the first tee to the 18th hole and even the 19th – can combine to produce some stunning visual images. Marketing your Golf Course A series of short drone flights can provide you with a wide range of marketing materials. Short hole by hole flyovers make for perfect website and social media engagement material.  Longer promotional productions that combine video and still photography se [...]