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

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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

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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

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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 ?

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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

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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 [...]

25 03, 2019

DSR Member & the DAFNE Project

By |March 25th, 2019|Categories: Aerial Video and Filming |Tags: |Comments Off on DSR Member & the DAFNE Project

The DAFNE Project and drones Drone Safe Register qualified pilots are involved all around the world in some ground breaking UAV projects including DAFNE – using drone video combined with maps to provide information and inspire the imaginations of those planning for the Zambian landscape.Simon Spratley is a DSR member who is working with DAFNE in Zambia teaching workshops to students regarding UAVs and passing on his knowledge.Flying High with DAFNE – Fritz KleinschrothUnmanned aerial vehicles or drones are a cutting-edge technology allowing aerial views of the earth in extremely [...]

24 03, 2019

Drones and Wedding Photography

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Drones & Wedding Photography Explained Wedding planning season is now officially open and lots of couples will be considering whether a drone can add something to their big day.Christmas and Valentine’s Day traditionally see a lot of marriage proposals and now that Spring seems to be poking its head around the corner, many newly engaged couples will be starting to plan their wedding day in earnest.Along with all of the traditional items on a wedding planning checklist, there is something of a newcomer as couples are beginning to consider whether having UAV video and photography [...]

23 03, 2019

Drone Safe Register Exclusive Merchandise

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DSR Merch!There are many benefits of being a member of Drone Safe Register.  We’re always working hard here at DSR headquarters to provide more work for our members, create new opportunities for drone pilots and bring awareness to the general public about the amazing work that UAVs can do when they’re in safe and legal hands.The good news is that now Drone Safe Register members can now look extra stylish while they are going about their business with exclusive access to the Drone Safe Register merchandise.Available from our pro member’s dashboard, these are high quality an [...]

22 03, 2019

Construction Site & Property Inspections National Same Day Service

By |March 22nd, 2019|Categories: Featured Inspections & Surveys |Tags: |Comments Off on Construction Site & Property Inspections National Same Day Service

UAVs and Property InspectionsDrones can offer a safe, efficient and cost effective way to carry out property inspections whilst keeping your feet safely on the ground.Whatever stage of property development, drones can offer significant advantages over traditional methods such as scaffolding or cherry pickers.  Using aerial technology, inspections with high quality photography and videography can be carried out in a fraction of the time that it takes to erect scaffolding.  This means that not only are inspections completed quickly and efficiently, but at reduced cost as well [...]

18 03, 2019

CAA Regulations – Evolution and Revolution

By |March 18th, 2019|Categories: CAA Featured |Tags: |Comments Off on CAA Regulations – Evolution and Revolution

CAA Drone RegulationsThe world of aviation is facing a brand new challenge in the form of drone operators.  Although currently much of the same aviation law applies to the pilot of a drone as much as to the pilot of a jet, it has to be recognised that UAVs have their own set of challenges and requirements.At this point in the industry’s development, commercial operators will recognise that the world of SUA legislation is in a state of near constant change as the various regulators grapple with an evolving technology and how it applies to a new cohort of aviators.The Air Naviga [...]

14 03, 2019

5 Amazon Gifts Ideas for the Drone Lover in your Life

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Gifts Ideas for the Drone LoverKnow someone who loves their drone?  Well, the good news is that not all drone gifts need to cost the earth and you’re sure to delight your UAV drone enthusiast with one of these.  Also, if you want to drop a subtle hint for your Christmas or birthday list, then we’re not judging!1 – No Such Thing as Too Many DronesIf this is the motto of the drone pilot in your life, then look no further for their perfect t-shirt.  It’s available in a number of different colours but we like the black one for its retro Space Invaders vibe.Amazon D [...]

12 03, 2019

March 13th 2019 Air Navigation Order Amendments

By |March 12th, 2019|Categories: Articles CAA Featured |Tags: |Comments Off on March 13th 2019 Air Navigation Order Amendments

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 kneejerk response to an event that is [...]