Heliguy Insider

22/11/2017
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Introducing the DJI Goggles Racing Edition

DJI have just released a new version of their popular Goggles, the DJI Goggles Racing Edition (RE). With a new colour and design, and a lot more functionality, the Goggles RE are made for FPV drone racing without boundaries. The Goggles RE are compatible with the new OcuSync video transmission module and a high-performance camera module. This results in digital video transmission with a latency as low as 50ms as well as analogue. The Goggles can be used with a range of DJI drones or the camera can be mounted... Read More

22/11/2017
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Black Friday 2017

This Black Friday, Heliguy have some of the best deals we’ve ever had on a range of our DJI products and CAA training. These include price reductions and free accessories on a number of the latest DJI aircraft and gimbals. Keep reading to find out more about these limited time offers. Offers are available from the 22nd of November to midnight on the 27th of November – 2017. CAA Approved Training Heliguy are a Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) approved National Qualified Entity (NQE) with a wealth of experience in commercial... Read More

17/11/2017
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Top Five Drones for Christmas 2017

It’s that time of year again; the days are getting shorter, the weather colder and Christmas is slowly creeping up on us. Heliguy Insider have been looking at the best drones available as Christmas gifts and have narrowed down the options to help you decide what to get your loved ones. So, if you’re looking for a gift for a drone enthusiast or someone who’s interested in entering the world of drones, keep reading to find out which drone is the best gift you can buy them. Specification Comparison Let’s... Read More

15/11/2017
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Hands-On With the DJI Zenmuse X7

Since the release of the DJI X7, the team at Heliguy have been excited to test out this new camera and see what’s capable of. Its features like the Super 35 Sensor, 6K video, 24 MP stills, and 14 stops of dynamic range, sounded like it was going to take the aerial filmmaking industry to new heights. This week, DJI kindly sent us a demo model for us to get a first-hand experience of the impressive attributes, ready for the general release. Keep reading to find out what the team... Read More

09/11/2017

Introducing DJI FlightHub

DJI has just announced the release of their new software, FlightHub, dubbed as the “ultimate solution for managing your drone operations”. In basic terms, FlightHub is a web-based application developed to give enterprise users complete sight and management over the operations of their drones. FlightHub features real-time operation view, flight data storage and team management with other features expected for release. It’s a great step for DJI who already monopolise the commercial drone market, making a move on enterprise software development for use with the majority of their drones. Let’s... Read More

08/11/2017
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DJI Intelligent Flight Modes

Both DJI’s commercial and professional drones are packed full of unique Intelligent Flight Modes. These modes help pilots control their aircraft, capture amazing video and images and help keep pilots and their aircraft safe. But which of the modes is available on your aircraft and what do they actually do? Heliguy Insider breakdown the available modes and how you can use them. We have focussed on the Spark, Mavic Pro, Phantom 4 Series including the Pro and Advanced models, as well as the Inspire 2. Keep reading for how the... Read More

03/11/2017

Hands On with the DJI Ronin 2

Heliguy recently received the Ronin 2, the latest product from DJI’s impressive Ronin gimbal range. After the Heliguy Team had the opportunity to test out the Ronin 2 around the iconic Newcastle Quayside and Jesmond Dene, we asked our long-time customer, Adam from Time and Motion Films to try out the Ronin 2 and let us know what he thinks. Keep reading for details on the Ronin 2 and to find out what Time and Motion Films and the Heliguy Team thought about the new gimbal from DJI. About the... Read More

01/11/2017
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DJI Phantom 4 Pro Versus DJI Inspire 2

The Phantom 4 Pro and Inspire 2 from DJI are some of the most impressive quadcopters on the consumer and professional market. With the release of the Phantom 4 Pro Obsidian range and the Zenmuse X7 camera for the Inspire 2, Heliguy Insider have been comparing the two aircraft to see which drone is best for you. We are looking into the appearance, performance, the cameras available and which applications they are suited to. Keep reading for more information on of these remarkable aircraft. Specifications Take a look at the... Read More

27/10/2017

Tips for Flying your Drone in Winter

With Winter quickly approaching, Heliguy Insider have been looking into tips for flying your drone in the colder months. Here in the UK, you might not think there’s much you need to do differently, but with cold temperatures and a greater chance of rain and snow, you need to make sure you’re taking care of your drone and flying appropriately. Colder temperatures can affect the aircraft and its batteries, significantly reducing flight time if you’re not careful. Keep reading for our tips on flying in the winter months to help... Read More

25/10/2017
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Drone Battery Maintenance

Like almost every kind of accessory in the drone industry, drone batteries have seen some huge advancement over the past few years. They went from being unpredictable, hard to read batteries designed to give maximum power, to Intelligent Flight Batteries capable of giving you updates on their status and warning messages during flight whilst maintaining the maximum output for your drone. But even with these developments, you still need to be careful and make sure you look after your drone batteries in order to maximise their functionality, lifecycle and generally... Read More