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DJI

13/01/2020
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Global Drone Services Provider Goes Full Stack With Heliguy

Global drone services provider, CG Labs, has signed up to Heliguy’s groundbreaking Full Stack service – which is a similar model to a pay monthly mobile phone contract; CG Labs says the advantage of going Full Stack allows them to reduce upfront costs, access half-price rental, easily and flexibly scale their fleet, benefit from zero CapEx investment, and access ‘the latest technology to keep ahead of the competition’; Heliguy Full Stack gives you access to state-of-the-art equipment and a range of value-added services; CG Labs is utilising DJI drones from... Read More

08/01/2020
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Call For Drone Inspections In New York After Architect Death

New York City officials are pushing to legalise the use of drones for building inspections after the death of architect Erica Tishman; DJI shows the M210 RTK drone with the Z30 zoom camera and XT2 thermal camera, which can improve safety, cut costs, and boost efficiency; “I believe using drones to inspect buildings is something that we must embrace for the future,” says Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams; Read case studies of Heliguy clients who have benefited from using the M200 Series drones, the Z30 and the XT2. DJI has... Read More

08/01/2020
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Flying A Drone In The Rain: A Guide To IP Ratings

A guide to IP Ratings and how they relate to flying a drone; See our IP Ratings table, and learn what each digit in an IP code represents, and what an X or an M means in an IP Rating; IP Ratings will be part of the syllabus for the A2 Certificate of Competency, as part of European legislation due to start in the UK in the summer; Several DJI aircraft have IP Ratings, including the M200 Series. Understanding IP Ratings and how this affects your drone’s tolerance to the... Read More

06/01/2020
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Drone Photography With The DJI Mavic 2 Pro And Zoom

Stunning collection of user pictures shows the incredible photographic capabilities of the DJI Mavic 2 Pro and Mavic 2 Zoom; Photographers share their hints and tips and discuss how these two drones have transformed their images; In Focus: Check out the key features of the Mavic 2 Pro and Mavic 2 Zoom, available to buy from DJI Gold Partner Heliguy; Heliguy praised for offering great customer service, support and industry knowledge. Check out this incredible selection of shots which have been captured by DJI Mavic 2 drones. Indeed, nothing has... Read More

31/12/2019
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A Year In Drones: Heliguy Review Of 2019

Installing drone defence at Gatwick Airport, winning a place on a £2.6 million Network Rail framework, presented with a DJI Enterprise award, and launching in the USA – 2019 has been a busy year for Heliguy. There’s also been the launch of several products from DJI, including the groundbreaking Mavic Mini drone, the Osmo Action camera, and the M200 Series V2. And the drone industry has had to contend with new regulations and the introduction of a UK registration scheme. In this special blog, Heliguy Insider reviews some of the... Read More

23/12/2019
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WATCH: Incredible Drone Footage Of Seal Pup Count

DJI Mavic 2 Pro and DJI Phantom 4 Pro, supplied by Heliguy, used to conduct seal pup count on the Farne Islands; Using drones for the survey is faster, safer, and less stressful for the seals, compared to a traditional foot count; A foot count of a single island may take five-to-six hours, whereas the drone can complete an island survey within about 30 or 40 minutes; Aerial photographer Ritchie Southerton carried out the drone survey. DJI Gold Partner Heliguy is his prefered drone supplier, praising us for our ‘faultless... Read More

20/12/2019
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DJI Phantom Drone Series Among Gadgets Of The Decade

The DJI Phantom drone range, sold by Heliguy for almost seven years, has been named as one of the gadgets of the decade by several influential websites, including TIME and The Verge. When the original Phantom was released in January 2013, it was something of a gamechanger for the industry and propelled drones into the mainstream. Since then, this iconic series of white quadcopters has become a firm favourite with hobbyists and commercial users alike. The first two Phantoms didn’t have a camera, while the original didn’t even come with... Read More

18/12/2019
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10 Tips For Building A Public Safety Drone Programme

A guide to building a drone programme for public safety operations; Tips include starting small, networking and learning from others, being vocal about your programme, and planning ahead for scaling up; DJI Gold Partner Heliguy supports more than 40 of the UK’s emergency services and we can help you start your drone programme thanks to our vast stock pool, bespoke public safety training, and in-house technical team. Organisations can also take advantage of our innovative Full Stack programme; Drones are key for public safety operations, providing vital situational awareness, helping... Read More

13/12/2019
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New Drone Regulations To Start In The UK In Summer 2020

New European drone regulations are to start in the UK in July 2020. They will impact anyone who flies a drone; The new rules have the potential to unlock more flying opportunities for more people; The PfCO is being replaced by a new system; Three new categories of operations are being introduced, relating to the level of risk involved in your flight; New drone classes will be introduced based on weight and other specifications. New drone regulations are to be introduced in the UK next year, which will remove the... Read More

10/12/2019
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DJI AeroScope To Be Added To UK Catalogue Of Trusted Security Equipment

Heliguy is a DJI AeroScope specialist and this drone detection technology has just been endorsed by the UK’s Centre for the Protection of National Infrastructure (CPNI); Following the assessment, AeroScope was described as having an intuitive interface and its ‘detection, tracking and identification performance was consistent’; DJI AeroScope will now be added to the CPNI Catalogue of Security Equipment, designed to help security practitioners identify appropriate physical security equipment; AeroScope forms part of the Heliguy Detect brand, which offers a comprehensive and layered solution of drone defence; Heliguy is a... Read More