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DJI

31/10/2019
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REVIEW: Six Reasons To Buy The DJI Mavic Mini Drone

The DJI Mavic Mini is here – and it’s awesome! This ground-breaking drone pushes innovation to another level, packing plenty of smart features into a teeny-tiny frame and at an affordable price – making it the drone for everyone and the perfect gadget for everyday photography and flying fun. Here are six reasons why you should own the DJI Mavic Mini. 1: It’s Seriously Light It’s Mini by name and it really is Mini by nature. Tipping the scales at just 249 grams, the DJI Mavic Mini is seriously light.... Read More

30/10/2019
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New DJI Mavic Mini Drone Under 250g And Exempt From UK and USA Registration

DJI launches DJI Mavic Mini drone, weighing 249g, placing it in the lowest and safest weight class of drones; Because it is under the 250g threshold, no need to register the drone under UK and USA laws; Mavic Mini costs £369, while the Combo is priced £459; Highlights include 30 minute flight time, up to 4km HD Video Transmission, 3-axis gimbal supporting 12MP images, and an array of smart photography modes; Pre-order yours from Heliguy now. Early bird 20% discount on Repair Refresh is also available. DJI has unveiled the... Read More

30/10/2019
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DJI Mavic Mini v DJI Mavic 2 Pro v DJI Mavic 2 Zoom v DJI Mavic Air

The much-anticipated DJI Mavic Mini is here and it looks set to be a big hitter! So, with this ultralight drone becoming the newest member of the popular Mavic family, how does it compare to its older siblings – namely the Mavic 2 Pro, Mavic 2 Zoom and the Mavic Air? Heliguy Insider takes a look at their features and key specifications to help you decide which is the best to meet your needs. DJI Mavic Mini v DJI Mavic 2 Pro v DJI Mavic 2 Zoom v DJI Mavic... Read More

24/10/2019
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Drones For Solar Panel Inspections

Drones are a powerful tool for solar panel inspections, collecting data more than 50x faster than manual methods. Solar panel installations have grown massively – up by 81% in 2019, compared to 2018. More installations mean more inspections. Harnessing the DJI ecosystem, the M200 Series drones are a great solution as they can carry top-class thermal and RGB payloads. “Drones increase data quantity and quality and reduce costs and hazardous man-hours,” says DJI. Drones have become a vital tool for solar panel inspections, collecting data more than 50x faster than... Read More

23/10/2019
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Controversial UK Drone Registration Fee Reduced

Proposed annual UK Drone Registration Fee cut from £16.50 to £9 Exemptions for some drone users means they won’t have to sit online competency test Drone and Model Aircraft Registration and Education Service opens on November 5 New UK laws apply to anyone responsible for a drone or unmanned aircraft (including model aircraft) weighing between 250g and 20kg that are used outdoors A controversial plan to charge UK drone users £16.50 a year has been reduced, following pressure from the industry. In April, the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) released a... Read More

18/10/2019
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DJI RoboMaster S1: A Hands-on Review

Heliguy is the first UK drone dealer to get their hands on DJI’s RoboMaster S1. Our blogger, James Willoughby, has had the chance to test out the mini tank drone. Here is his verdict on this educational robot. If you like what you see, then pre-order your DJI RoboMaster S1 with Heliguy now. The package is here! The DJI RoboMaster S1 has arrived at Heliguy HQ. I’m like a kid at Christmas. Since DJI unveiled the state-of-the-art educational robot, I’ve been dying to get my hands on this cool-looking machine.... Read More

15/10/2019
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Pre-order the DJI RoboMaster S1 from Heliguy

Want to get your hands on DJI’s educational robot, the RoboMaster S1? Then pre-order yours now with Heliguy. Fun for children and adults alike, the RoboMaster S1 mini tank drone is a game-changing toy built to unlock the potential in every learner and we are aiming to secure stock by the end of November. Inspired by DJI’s annual RoboMaster robotics competition, the S1 provides users with an in-depth understanding of science, maths, physics and computer programming through captivating gameplay modes and intelligent features. Designed to let users dive into the... Read More

15/10/2019
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MicaSense Launches New Drone Camera For Precision Agriculture

Heliguy’s strategic partner MicaSense has released the RedEdge-MX Dual Camera Imaging System – a synchronised 10 band solution for advanced remote sensing and agricultural research. Featuring the new RedEdge-MX Blue, this solution captures the standard bands of MicaSense’s existing RedEdge-MX sensor, plus a new group of filters to enable more analysis like shallow water environments monitoring or detailed analysis on chlorophyll efficiency. Compatible with DJI drones and industry-standard software platforms, such as Pix4D and Agisoft, this 10 band solution ensures that flying with two cameras is just as easy as... Read More

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

11/10/2019
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MPs Urge Government To Properly Evaluate Economic Benefits Of Drones

MPs have urged the Government to improve public perception and awareness of drones and to properly evaluate the potential economic benefits and opportunities that they bring. The House of Commons Science and Technology Committee has recently published an in-depth document, entitled Commercial and Recreational Drone Use in the UK, which examines the rise in popularity of unmanned aircraft – by hobbyists and in the world of enterprise alike. The report calls for a white paper by summer 2020, that sets out plans to integrate drones into society, mitigating the risks... Read More