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Consumer Drones

09/03/2020
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UK Drone Laws: New Drone Classes (VIDEO)

Ahead of new European drone regulations starting in the UK in July, Heliguy is publishing a series of educational videos on our YouTube channel to help you understand the rules and how they will impact you. To reach as many people as possible, we will also publish this video series on our blog, with a full transcript of each video. This is the fourth video in the series. The others are: Part One: Overview. Part Two: The Open Category. Part Three: The GVC And Using Your PfCO. Transcript: UK Drone... Read More

04/03/2020
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DJI Objects To FAA’s ‘Flawed’ Remote ID Drone Plan

DJI lodges formal comment urging FAA to allow drone pilots in the U.S. to choose which method of Remote ID to use with their aircraft; Independent economic study concludes that the FAA’s Remote ID proposal would prove nine times as costly as FAA’s estimates; Economic study shows that the total costs over 10 years would be $5.6billion instead of the FAA’s $582million estimate; DJI Vice President of Policy & Legal Affairs Brendan Schulman says the proposal is ‘deeply flawed’ and poses a threat to how pilots use drones in America.... Read More

27/02/2020
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UK Drone Laws: The GVC And Using Your PfCO (Video)

Ahead of new European drone regulations starting in the UK in July, Heliguy is publishing a series of educational videos on our YouTube channel to help you understand the rules and how they will impact you. To reach as many people as possible, we will also publish this video series on our blog, with a full transcript of each video. This is the third video in the series. The others are: Part One: Overview. Part Two: The Open Category. Part Four: New Drone Classes. Transcript: UK Drone Laws – Part Three, The... Read More

26/02/2020
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UK Drone Laws: Overview (Video)

Ahead of new European drone regulations starting in the UK in July, Heliguy is publishing a series of educational videos on our YouTube channel to help you understand the rules and how they will impact you. To reach as many people as possible, we will also publish this video series on our blog, with a full transcript of each video. This is the first video in the series. The others are: Part Two: The Open Category. Part Three: The GVC And What To Do If You’ve Got A PfCO. Part... Read More

26/02/2020
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UK Drone Laws: The Open Category (Video)

Ahead of new European drone regulations starting in the UK in July, Heliguy is publishing a series of educational videos on our YouTube channel to help you understand the rules and how they will impact you. To reach as many people as possible, we will also publish this video series on our blog, with a full transcript of each video. This is the second video in the series. The others are: Part One: Overview. Part Three: The GVC And What To Do If You’ve Got A PfCO. Part Four: New... Read More

24/02/2020
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UK Drone Laws: A2 CofC v GVC

An in-depth guide comparing the A2 CofC (Certificate of Competency) and the GVC (General Visual Line of Sight Certificate); Find out which is the best training course to take and how it can give you greater freedom with your drone after the new European rules begin in the UK; Find out what the new regulations mean for your current DJI drone; Book your training with Heliguy. Early-bird offers are currently available. Drone laws in the UK will change in July and many pilots will need to obtain an A2 Certificate... Read More

18/02/2020
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Using DJI Mavic 2 Drones For Commercial Jobs

Find out how drones in the DJI Mavic 2 series – sold by Heliguy – have become important tools for commercial missions; Professional pilots use Mavic 2 drones to conduct road surveys, roof inspections, aeroplane maintenance, marketing and public safety; For some enterprise missions, the Mavic 2 drones have become the ultimate back-up/supplementary aircraft to the M200 series; Mavic 2 drones are ideal for a range of commercial missions because they are lightweight, extremely portable, and have an array of smart features; Heliguy has developed a cage for Mavic 2... Read More

13/02/2020
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Why You Should Choose Heliguy For Drone Repairs

Need your drone repaired? Find out how Heliguy can help you; Heliguy has an in-house DJI-approved technical department with an experienced team offering rapid repairs; Heliguy can also offer drone servicing, as well as custom builds and integrations; Heliguy offers repairs and maintenance for all of the DJI drones which are currently available, as well as some discontinued models. As a drone pilot, one of the most frustrating things is damaging your aircraft or discovering a fault. Such problems mean a period of downtime; annoying as a hobbyist, potentially costly... Read More

31/01/2020
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Is US Drone-grounding A Classic Case of Smoke And Mirrors?

US officials have grounded a civilian drone programme amid espionage concerns – but is this a classic case of smoke and mirrors? At a time when relations between America and China are somewhat frosty, the US Department of Interior (DOI) this week issued an order to formally halt the department’s drones for non-emergency operations. While it doesn’t directly specify Chinese-made aircraft, the sentiment is clear – considering that interior officials have acknowledged that all of the department’s 800-or-so drones are made in or contain parts from the Far East. Indeed,... Read More

27/01/2020
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DJI Phantom 4 Pro V2.0 v DJI Mavic 2 Pro

DJI began 2020 with a surprising announcement. The Phantom 4 Pro V2.0 was being re-released. This came less than a year after the popular aircraft was pulled from the shelves, with DJI citing a shortage of parts from a supplier. The Phantom’s return caught many off-guard, but regardless of the reasoning behind this u-turn, the Phantom 4 Pro V2.0 is back and can pre-ordered now from Heliguy. This is good news for operators wanting to capture some seriously good content. Described by DJI as a ‘complete aerial imaging solution, designed... Read More