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Consumer Drones

20/09/2018
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DJI Mavic 2 in Depth Series – Part 2 – Aircraft Safety

Continuing our in-depth look at the new DJI Mavic 2 Series, we’re looking at the safety systems available on the two new drones. Like all DJI’s recently released drones, the Mavic 2 Series are packed with safety mechanisms to help prevent any incident during flight either by pilot error or system failure. These two drones include DJI’s most advanced obstacle sensing and avoidance to date as well as many other aspects to improve their safety. Keep reading to find out more on the safety systems available on the Mavic 2... Read More

07/09/2018
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DJI Mavic 2 in Depth Series – Part 1 – Intelligent Flight Battery

DJI recently announced the latest iteration of their supreme Mavic Series, the Mavic 2 Pro and Zoom quadcopters. These two new drones build on the elements that made the Mavic Pro so iconic whilst adding new advanced functionality. In our latest in-depth series, we’ll be taking a look at the two new drones and giving you tips on how to get the most from each. Our posts will be broken down into the following: Intelligent Flight Batteries Aircraft Safety Cameras Aircraft and Controller Keep reading for more information the Intelligent... Read More

24/08/2018
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Mavic 2 Series vs Mavic Pro vs Mavic Air

Following yesterday’s announcement from DJI of the two new powerful drones that have been added to the Mavic Series, the Mavic 2 Pro and Zoom, Heliguy Insider have been comparing these two new drones to the original Mavic Pro and the Mavic Air. We’ll be looking into how the new features including the cameras, Intelligent Flight Modes, safety mechanisms and more stand up against the two previous iterations of Mavics. We aim to help you decide which is the best drone for you from DJI’s iconic series. In each category, we’ll... Read More

23/08/2018
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DJI Announce Mavic 2 Pro & Zoom

After a long wait, DJI has just announced two new additions to their Mavic Series; the Mavic 2 Pro and the Mavic 2 Zoom. The announcement took place at DJI’s See the Bigger Picture event in New York where DJI detailed their features and showed the two drones in action. These two new quadcopters share the unique foldable design of the Mavic Pro and add a wealth of new features and two powerful new cameras. As both drones share the majority of features other than the cameras, we will detail... Read More

10/08/2018
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Hands On with the DJI Copilot

The DJI Copilot is a rugged 2TB hard drive made for photographers, videographers and drone pilots to manage and backup data on set in any location. The Copilot is a BOSS (Backup On-Set Solutions) drive, developed from a partnership between DJI and LaCie, announced at this year’s CES. The Copilot is designed to transfer data without a computer, cutting down on kit. You’re also able to organise your files using a mobile device making it the ideal travel hard drive. We’ve taken the Copilot out on a few aerial and... Read More

20/07/2018
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New UK Drone Laws Announced – Updated

The UK Department for Transport have just announced a set of new drone laws for UK drone pilots. These new rules will cover several areas including the banning of drones exceeding 400 feet, banning drones within 1 kilometre of airports as well as drone registration and online tests for drones above 250 grams. The rules will come into effect in the Summer of 2018 and Winter of 2019. Keep reading to find out more about the new laws and how they will affect your drone use. UK Drone Laws –... Read More

28/06/2018
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Global Drone Regulations for Hobbyists

It seems like there’s no end to the increasing popularity of drones around the world. With the growing numbers of drone pilots, laws and regulations are also on the rise in an attempt to ensure safety with this evolving technology. With the summer holiday season near, we’ve begun to create a comprehensive list of the global regulations for hobbyist drone pilots to increase understanding when travelling with your drone. We’ve started with some of the most popular holiday destinations for UK residents in 2018 and will be adding to the... Read More

20/06/2018
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Tips on Flying your Drone in Summer

Summer is the most popular time of year for drone pilots to get with their drone and enjoy the hopefully much-improved weather. You can stay out for longer with summer daylight hours and you’re hopefully less likely to encounter wind and rain, even here in the UK. Like you, we love getting out in the warmer months to enjoy the sun with our drones, however, you need to ensure you’re aware of certain potential issues to get the most out of your drone and have an incident-free flight. Whether you’re... Read More

02/05/2018
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Heliguy and DJI Aerial Photography Workshop Review

On Friday the 27th of May, Heliguy, in partnership with DJI, put on an aerial photography and videography event for new and experienced drone pilots. The event took place at the stunning Elvetham Hotel just outside Farnborough, one of Heliguy’s PfCO training locations. Scott from Heliguy, as well as two guest speakers, gave some amazing insights into DJI drones and how they can be used for aerial photography and videography. This included seeing examples of their amazing work and the discussion of the different tools and techniques used to capture... Read More

27/04/2018
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Tips on Drone Data Storage

  Any photographer or videographer will tell you about the importance of organising your photos and videos. There’s nothing worse than trying to find a photo you took six months ago that could be on any of ten SD cards all with thousands of videos and images. In this post, we’ll be giving you our top tips on where to store your files and the different ways you can organise your data to help you keep track of what you need. These tips will apply to all drone pilots. We’ll... Read More