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DJI's Qualified Entities Programme 19/03/2019
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UPDATE: DJI unveils beta phase of Qualified Entities Programme

Additional enterprise drones – including the new M200 V2 Series – can be unlocked through DJI’s Qualified Entities Programme (QEP), which allows public-safety personnel to conduct drone operations without restriction. Through the QEP, DJI will remove all domestic geofencing limitations and altitude limitations for enterprise aircraft. This will allow users to fly in sensitive locations and at higher altitudes, in order to enable critical operations such as disaster response, firefighting, search and rescue, and other public-safety applications. A DJI statement said: “DJI is committed to supporting national, regional and local... Read More

18/03/2019
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New features for DJI Ronin-S

A new firmware update has been issued for the DJI Ronin-S, offering enhanced settings and increased capability to allow photographers and filmmakers to take their creative projects further. Among the new features are additional focus speed settings for Nikon, Canon and Panasonic cameras; less vibration /shaking when switching between 3D Roll 360 and normal mode; and added photo capture, video recording and autofocus for various cameras.    The popular Ronin-S, sold by Heliguy, provides superior stabilisation for every shoot.    What’s New? The firmware update – v1.8.0.70 – will give you... Read More

14/03/2019
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Competent observer role reintroduced

The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has announced an exemption to the Air Navigation Order 2016 – which now allows commercial pilots to fly a drone with the help of a competent observer.  Bringing back the competent observer is great for the likes of commercial photographers, allowing them to focus on capturing the best images Under the changes, a remote pilot with the standard PfCO permission may be accompanied by a competent observer when flying a small unmanned aircraft to enable the remote pilot to focus on the aircraft’s on-board camera... Read More

13/03/2019
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New extended drone no-fly zone in place from today

New legislation to extend the no-fly zone around airports has come into force today (Wednesday, March 13). The rules mean that it is now illegal to fly a drone within 5km of an airport, with major penalties for those who break the law. Drone users can only fly within the restriction zones if they have the correct permission from air traffic control or the airport. The Government has acted to bring the law change in ahead of a new Drones Bill which will give police significantly increased powers to deal... Read More

12/03/2019
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15 drone apps to help you

You’ve got your drone, but you want to take your mission to the next level. Well don’t worry, because there’s an app for that! Whether you want to measure the volume of a stockpile, create a report of your building site, anaylse the state of your crops, check the weather forecast or find out what hazards are in the vicinity, there’s a whole host of software out there to help you make the most of your UAV flights. But which ones should you choose? To aid your decision-making, Heliguy Insider... Read More

07/03/2019
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Seven reasons why DJI FlightHub Enterprise is better than DJI FlightHub Basic and Advanced

DJI has launched DJI FlightHub Enterprise and there are some key differences between this and older versions – including private cloud access. DJI FlightHub software – compatible with a range of DJI drones – enables organisations to efficiently manage all aspects of their commercial drone operations from a single platform. FlightHub Enterprise is valuable to a wide range of commercial and industrial customers using drone technology As a web-based service, FlightHub Basic and Advanced have provided the capability to oversee live operations, manage flight data, manage fleets and pilots, and... Read More

27/02/2019
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Turn your ideas into reality – Heliguy launches R&D service

Heliguy has launched a new research and development department – to create bespoke items and offer custom-built solutions for commercial and enterprise drone missions. HECTIC – which stands for Heliguy Electronics and Custom Technology Integration Centre – is based at our North East England HQ and will turn people’s exciting ideas into reality. Using their many years of experience and expertise in the UAV industry, our dedicated and knowledgeable technicians have launched this invaluable consultancy to provide tailor-made products and hardware and software integrations. HECTIC champions a fresh perspective on custom... Read More

26/02/2019
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DJI launches Ronin-S Essentials Kit

DJI has today revealed the Ronin-S Essentials Kit, to help even more photographers and filmmakers capture smooth, sharp footage. The new-launch combo includes a range of accessories, such as the Ronin-S Gimbal, a BG37 Grip, Camera Mounting Plate and a Camera Riser, among other things. But with the Ronin-S Standard Kit already out there, what is the difference between this and the Essentials package? Pre-order the DJI Ronin-S Essentials Kit  What Is The Difference In Price? The first thing to note is the difference in cost between the two products.... Read More

25/02/2019
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Firmware update for DJI Phantom 4 RTK

DJI has updated the firmware for the Phantom 4 RTK to improve flight safety and experience – and users are being encouraged to upgrade as soon as possible. What’s New? Improved battery stability and safety after the battery was not fully charged and discharged during long-term storage. If you have multiple batteries, please run this firmware update on all of them. Upgrade Method – DJI Assistant 2 for Phantom/MG Download and install DJI Assistant 2 for Phantom: https://dl.djicdn.com/downloads/dji_assistant/20181028/Phantom/DJI+Assistant+2+For+Phantom+2.0.6.exe Connect your aircraft/remote control to your computerOpen DJI Assistant 2 for PhantomUpgrade the... Read More

22/02/2019
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Heliguy to exhibit at major Security and Policing expo

Heliguy is proud to announce that it will be showcasing drone-detection solutions, the new M200 Series V2, enterprise UAVs and our recently-launched research and development service HECTIC at the prestigious Security and Policing exhibition. The major Home Office event is being staged at the Farnborough International Exhibition and Conference Centre, Hampshire, from Tuesday, March 5, to Thursday, March 7. Security and Policing 2019 gives guests the chance to view the latest developments in the UK security market with almost 400 companies – including Heliguy – exhibiting under the one roof.... Read More