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Case Studies & Uses

14/10/2019
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Drone Hire: Commercial Clients Say Why You Should Rent From Heliguy

Two innovative companies who are using drones to maximise their workflows say they are benefiting from Heliguy’s rental service. Texo Group Limited and the NPS Group are among the Heliguy enterprise clients – which includes global infrastructure group Balfour Beatty – who choose to hire drones from us, instead of purchasing them outright. For them, there are many advantages. These include: Accessing the latest equipment without a huge upfront bill; Stopping the problem of being left with old or redundant kit; Providing flexibility to easily deal with periods of scaling... Read More

08/10/2019
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999: Britain From Above – ITV Show Spreads Drones For Good Message

ITV show 999: Britain From Above shined the spotlight on the crucial role that drones are playing in public safety, from helping to find missing people to providing vital surveillance at a derby football match. The prime-time programme was aired last night at 8pm and featured specific ‘drones for good’ case studies from numerous police forces, including Derbyshire and Norfolk who have both been supplied equipment by DJI Gold Partner and drone specialist, Heliguy. The episode showed how unmanned aircraft – including DJI’s range of drones and payloads – are... Read More

07/10/2019
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Drones Have Saved The Lives Of 279 People

Drones have saved the lives of at least 279 people – DJI announced at AirWorks 2019. The amazing statistic shows just how important drones have become for public safety and search and rescue operations. And this figure is almost certainly an under-estimate, as these 279 cases are the ones which have been documented, with many incidents sure to have been unreported or missed by popular media. 279 lives saved by drones is an amazing statistic. It shows the potential of this technology. Romeo Durscher, DJI’s Director of Public safety Integration... Read More

01/10/2019
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How The DJI M210 Drone Is Transforming Aerial Inspections

“For inspections, the DJI M210 is our go-to drone, because it is easy to fly and it is more stable than any drone we’ve used before – which means we can get more work done!” Those are the thoughts of Toby Townrow, Co-Founder and Communications Director of Drone Evolution, as he reflects on his company’s dynamic workflows and growing UAV programme. The Welsh firm, which carries out a range of aerial work – from roof checks to generating 3D models for surveying – turned to DJI Gold Partner Heliguy to... Read More

19/09/2019
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Heliguy Announces Partnership With SlantRange

Drone specialist Heliguy – one of DJI’s leading European Gold Partners – is delighted to announce that we have signed an exciting partnership with American giant SlantRange, a leading provider of remote sensing and analytics systems for agriculture. The strategic alliance will allow Heliguy to sell SlantRange’s renowned range of calibrated multispectral sensors and in-field analytics solutions to our clients, in particular, the 4P+ sensor, which helps support precision crop measurements to enhance workflows, improve decisions and maximise results. As part of the partnership, Heliguy will also integrate SlantRange technology... Read More

18/09/2019
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Transforming Agriculture With Drones – Heliguy Teams Up With MicaSense

DJI Gold Partner Heliguy has added more world-class technology to its stock pool by teaming up with leading American brand, MicaSense, to offer high-quality imagery to our agricultural clients. The strategic partnership will allow UK-based Heliguy to sell MicaSense’s smart sensors, the Altum and RedEdge-MX, which are at the forefront of the industry and can be integrated with a range of DJI enterprise drones. We are proud to announce that MicaSense multispectral sensors are now the latest payload offering from Heliguy. The reliability and precision of our sensors, coupled with... Read More

13/09/2019

Stop a Drone Attack: Detection And Defence Systems Put To The Test

Innovative solutions to defend against a rogue drone attack – including Heliguy’s DJI AeroScope and OpenWorks Engineering’s net capture technology – have been demonstrated at counter UAS events. The Drone Detection and Mitigation Demonstration was staged by Operational Solutions Limited (OSL) last week (September 11 and 12) and welcomed a worldwide audience of delegates in association with GTI Aviation Training. Heliguy is a DJI AeroScope expert and has integrated the sophisticated system with OSL’s high-tech FACE interface. This layered solution has already been installed at major UK airports. Other key... Read More

06/09/2019
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Hurricane Dorian: Why Drones Are The Go-To Tool After Freak Weather Events

As Hurricane Dorian threatens the USA after devastating the Bahamas, we take a look at how drones can play a crucial role in helping safety agencies mitigate the damage and after-effects of freak weather events. Extreme weather has been increasing in America over the last 50 years, including more heavy downpours and hurricanes. In fact, some of the costliest hurricanes on record have occurred in the last decade; namely hurricanes Sandy (2012), Harvey (2017), Maria (2017), and Irma (2017). And now the raging Hurricane Dorian has left a trail of... Read More

02/09/2019
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How Drones Have Transformed Energy Inspection

Increased accuracy, raw efficiency and enhanced safety – DJI drones are transforming the way that companies around the world are conducting energy inspections. Whether it is for wind, solar or power line checks, businesses are increasingly turning to drones for this type of work, with UAVs (unmanned aerial vehicles) yielding a real return on investment (ROI) across the sector. In fact, a white paper – entitled The Case For Drones In Energy – published by American-based aerial intelligence firm, Measure, states that one international energy company realised a 95% ROI... Read More

30/08/2019
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Police Officers Deploy Drone Less Than 48 Hours After Completing Heliguy ES-DOT Course

Two newly-qualified team members from Derbyshire Constabulary’s drone team were called into action less than 48 hours after completing Heliguy’s Emergency Services Drone Operators Training (ES-DOT) Course – filling a vital gap in operational capability. PC Nick Rice and PC Alex Boniface used DJI drones – supplied by Heliguy – to provide vital situational awareness of a live firearms incident and following a fatal road-traffic collision (RTC). Thanks to the comprehensive training they received during Heliguy’s ES-DOT Course – which culminated in their practical flight assessment – the officers felt... Read More