James Willoughby

The Mavic Air 2 can be be flown using the Smart Controller. 25/09/2020

Mavic Air 2 Now Works With DJI Smart Controller

The Mavic Air 2 drone can now be flown using the Smart Controller, thanks to a new firmware update from DJI. And™ is offering FREE Repair Refresh crash cover policies on both the drone – including the Combo – and the controller when purchased at the same time. Click here to view the offers, which are exclusive to™ customers. What Is The Latest Firmware For The Smart Controller? The Smart Controller firmware update provides added support for the Mavic Air 2. Under Aircraft Management, Mavic Air 2 can... Read More


Best Counter-UAV Methods

Anti-drone technology has become a hot industry topic. High-profile incidents such as the alleged UAS attack at Gatwick Airport in December 2018 has placed drone defence firmly on the agenda. In recent years, counter-UAV solutions have made their way to market to help in the fight against rogue unmanned aircraft. But which method is best? In this blog, we will take a look at the various anti-drone systems available and the pros and cons of integrating them into a drone defence strategy. Drone Defence: Detection And Countermeasures Before delving into... Read More


M300 RTK In Commercial Drone Programmes

User-success stories: Find out how the DJI M300 RTK is transforming commercial drone programmes; The drone saved global oil giant Shell $100,000 on a single job; Valmont Utility has seen 30% efficiency savings since using the M300 RTK; The thermal capabilities of the H20T camera ‘are amazing’, superior to the XT2 – says HazMat personnel; Power-line inspection company describes M300 RTK and H20 Series as powerful tools; Police officer says department has ‘fallen in love’ with the laser rangefinder on H20 Series, and the M300 RTK is ‘outstanding’; Buy M300... Read More


Heliguy Selling GeoSLAM Drone LiDAR Sensor™ partners with GeoSLAM to provide aerial mapping solutions;™ is adding GeoSLAM’s drone-ready 3D scanner and laser mapping ecosystem to its product portfolio; The partnership will benefit customers wanting to invest in airborne LiDAR Solutions; Drones have become a key tool for surveying. Drone specialist™ has partnered with geospatial technology expert GeoSLAM to provide professionals with sophisticated aerial mapping solutions, including LiDAR. Combining™’s industry-leading hardware supply and support with GeoSLAM’s range of UAV-ready products will empower drone mapping missions, benefiting industries such as surveying; architecture, engineering and... Read More


DJI OM 4 v DJI Osmo Mobile 3

OM 4 versus the Osmo Mobile 3 – find out the differences between these DJI phone gimbals; The OM 4 is the latest instalment in the Osmo Mobile range; Comparison blog looks at key specs, design, intelligent features, and price. DJI has unveiled the OM 4 – the latest in its range of popular Osmo Mobile phone gimbals. So how does it compare with its predecessors, especially last year’s release, the Osmo Mobile 3? Well, in a nutshell, it has an innovative magnetic quick-release design, stronger motors to support heavier... Read More

DJI releases the OM 4 mobile phone gimbal. 26/08/2020

DJI Launches OM 4 Phone Gimbal

DJI has launched the OM 4 – a sophisticated mobile phone gimbal to help creatives capture stunning content on the go. The OM 4 is a rebranded sequel to DJI’s popular Osmo Mobile range and has a range of key features which sets it apart from its predecessors. Highlights include a functional quick-snap magnetic phone attachment system, new creative capture modes, and upgraded motors to support heavier weights than previous Osmo Mobile devices. The OM 4 is a foldable and portable solution, boasting the latest in three-axis stabiliser technology, up... Read More


New FLIR thermal camera for DJI drones

FLIR launches new camera at DJI AirWorks 2020; The FLIR Vue TZ20 is a high-res dual thermal zoom payload; It is compatible with the DJI M300 RTK and DJI M200 Series V2; Key features include wide and narrow fields of view and 20x zoom; Inquire now with™. A high-resolution dual thermal zoom camera compatible with the DJI M300 RTK and Matrice 200 Series V2 drones has been released by FLIR. The new FLIR Vue TZ20 was announced during the opening day of DJI’s flagship AirWorks 2020 conference. FLIR says... Read More


DJI AirWorks 2020 Updates

DJI’s AirWorks 2020 conference takes place from Tuesday, August 25, to Friday, August 28. Commercial drone professionals, technology experts and policymakers will be speaking during the event to discuss the key aspects of the drone industry.™ will be reporting during the conference, so please keep checking back for updates. Day Three – Thursday, August 27, 2020 Here are some of the key takeaways from the second day of AirWorks 2020. Fear-Based Regulations Hurt The Drone Industry Brendan Schulman, DJI Vice President of Policy & Legal Affairs, launched a scathing... Read More

First responders can apply for Tactical BVLOS waivers. 21/08/2020

Tactical BVLOS Waivers For First Responders

FAA publishes guidance to enable first responders to apply for a Tactical BVLOS waiver; Tactical BVLOS drone flights will enable public safety crews to better protect the public and enhance crew safety; Read this blog to find out how to apply for an FAA waiver and what guidelines need to be followed; Drones in the DJI ecosystem, supplied by™, offer reliable solutions for BVLOS flights. The FAA (Federal Aviation Administration) has released a guide to help public safety agencies apply for First Responder Tactical Beyond Visual Line of Sight... Read More


Drone Mapping With DJI Terra

UPDATE (August 17, 2020): A new update has been released for the DJI Terra drone mapping software, making it 400 times faster than before, and increasing map and model accuracy. DJI Terra is a drone surveying software tool that transforms drone data into digital 3D models and maps for easy analysis and decision-making. DJI Terra allows you to capture, analyse and visualise your environment This package enables businesses and organisations using DJI drone technology to capture, visualise and analyse aerial images for a variety of applications across the public safety,... Read More