Heliguy Insider

16/02/2018
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EASA Update UAV Regulation Proposal

EASA (The European Aviation Safety Agency) have just published the latest stage in their proposal for changes to the regulation of the use of UAVs in Europe. This latest stage is the ‘Proposal to Commission’ in the EASA rulemaking process and follows the feedback on the proposal in May of 2017. The document details suggestions of new and revised regulations that could become mandatory following the final decision in the first quarter of 2019. Keep reading to find out the potential new regulations from EASA and how it could affect... Read More

07/02/2018
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Drone Emergency Procedures

Knowing what to do in the event of an incident when flying your drone is paramount for all drone pilots. Having the correct emergency procedures in place can help you save a drone that’s undergoing a flyaway, prevent injury of a member of the public that enters your flying site and ensure an incident is properly reported, should they occur. Heliguy Insider will be looking into emergency procedures for commercial pilots, however, this information should also be known by hobbyists to increase drone safety. Emergency procedures should be documented in the... Read More

02/02/2018
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Coverdrone Announce Pay Per Day Drone Cover

Coverdrone recently released a new pay per day option for flexible drone insurance. Policies are available through the Coverdrone FlySafe app with terms between one and seven days. This policy adds to their existing range of Flight Test and training cover and annual cover. These insurance solutions cover drone pilots with the majority of aircraft from hobbyists who make the occasional flight to commercial drone pilots who fly daily. All policies are compliant with EU Regulation EC785/2004 to provide public liability and aviation liability insurance and public liability under regulation... Read More

31/01/2018
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Heliguy Interviews Raptor Aerial Imaging

Heliguy recently lent their valued customer, Tom Nash from Raptor Aerial Imaging, a DJI Matrice 210, Zenmuse XT thermal sensor and Zenmuse Z30 zoom camera. Tom used the equipment to test out its real-world application as part of a several simulated mountain search and rescue scenarios and provided Heliguy with his feedback. Tom presented Heliguy with his findings and sat down for an interview to discuss his opinions on using drones to assist with search and rescue missions. Keep reading to find out whether drones, thermal cameras and zoom cameras... Read More

24/01/2018
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DJI Mavic Air Vs Mavic Pro Vs Spark

Yesterday, DJI announced the latest iteration of the Mavic Series, the DJI Mavic Air. The Mavic Air falls between the DJI Spark and the Mavic Pro Platinum, combining the best features of each drone in an ultraportable package. We will be comparing the Mavic Air, Mavic Pro and Spark to see which aircraft is better suited to you. We will look at the specifications, appearance, performance, battery and what’s in the box. Keep reading for more information of on the Mavic Air and how it performs against the drones used... Read More

23/01/2018
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DJI Announce the DJI Mavic Air

Following the drone market leaders DJI’s announcement of a New York event on the 23/01/2018 with the tagline ‘Adventure Unfolds’ and a cryptic video, we’ve been not so patiently waiting to find out what the new product could be. DJI have just announced the DJI Mavic Air, a foldable drone that falls between the DJI Spark and the Mavic Pro. It takes the best qualities from both aircraft and puts them into this small and super-portable package. Keep reading for the full details on this brand-new aircraft from DJI. Key... Read More

17/01/2018
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DJI Osmo Mobile 2 Vs Osmo Mobile Vs Freefly Movi

At this year’s CES in Las Vegas, one of the key announcements from DJI was the next iteration of handheld gimbal technology for smartphones, the DJI Osmo Mobile 2. The latest version boasts some impressive developments from the original Osmo Mobile, but how do they compare? Along with the two versions of the Osmo Mobile, we’re also expecting the Freefly Movi in the second quarter of this year. The Movi is Freefly’s first consumer product, taking their vast experience in cinema-level equipment, to create this highly anticipated stabiliser. Like our... Read More

15/01/2018
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Heliguy Drone Servicing

Heliguy recently introduced the Heliguy Drone Service to help keep your drone up in the air for longer. Services are available for selected drones across the DJI product range. Like a car service, the Drone Service evaluates the health of your equipment for increased safety during use. Servicing your drone annually, or every six months for heavy users, can increase its lifespan by avoiding common issues that may result in a drone crash or costly damage. The Heliguy Drone Service is beneficial for both hobbyist and commercial drone pilots to... Read More

08/01/2018
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DJI Announce the Osmo Mobile 2 and Ronin-S

At this year’s CES in Las Vegas, DJI have announced two new gimbal products, the Osmo Mobile 2, the latest iteration of mobile gimbals for smartphones and the Ronin-S, a handheld gimbal for DSLRs and mirrorless cameras. These two handheld gimbals are a huge development for DJI, the world leaders in drone technology, who have been taking steps into the gimbal market for the past couple of years. Keep reading to find out more about the DJI Ronin-S and Osmo Mobile 2. Ronin-S The DJI Ronin-S is the latest stabilisation... Read More

08/01/2018
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DJI Introduce the Tello

DJI have teamed up with drone startup, Ryze Robotics, to create the Tello intelligent mini-drone, dubbed the ‘most fun drone ever’. It’s the most affordable drone from DJI to date at just £99.00. Weighing in at approximately 80g with propeller and battery attached, the Tello is the ideal drone for adults and kids and is likely to be the most advanced toy drone on the market. The Tello will make its official debut at the CES conference in Las Vegas later today. Keep reading for more about the new Tello... Read More