Thermal camera for DJI Inspire 1

UPDATE: DJI have since announced the new Zenmuse XT thermal imaging camera which they have developed with FLIR Imaging. Read more about it here. Great news for DJI Inspire 1 owners and anyone who wants to get a thermal imaging camera airborne. Heliguy can now supply a FLIR (Forward Looking Infra-Red) camera upgrade for the extremely versatile Inspire. In collaboration with UK company Tectronik , we can supply a tiny, fixed FLIR camera, on-board recorder and transmitter plus an extra monitor for your Inspire’s controller. The kit also comes with a... Read More


DJI Phantom 3 Crashes: How to Avoid

The extremely popular DJI Phantom 3 has been flying off our shelves since early May. In that short time our Tech Support team has already noticed a few trends developing in DJI Phantom 3 crashes. Whether you’ve bought the Advanced (which is currently delayed) with the HD camera or the Professional with added 4K capability, there are some things you need to be aware of. First of all, and this may be stating the blindingly obvious to experienced pilots, the drone does not fly straight out of the box. Three parts of... Read More


UK DJI Inspire 1 Repair Centre Available Now

Heliguy is delighted to announce that our skilled technicians will be able to offer a full UK repair service for DJI Inspire 1 aircraft from the end of June. The popular, professional quadcopter with its 4K UHD camera and distinctive transforming undercarriage has been in great demand since its launch at the end of last year. It’s proving to be a reliable aircraft for a huge range of applications and is a popular choice for new commercial pilots, many of whom come to Heliguy for the specialist training that leads... Read More


DJI Phantom 3 Professional VS Phantom 3 Advanced

One of the biggest questions Heliguy are receiving since DJI released the DJI Phantom 3 is ‘What is the difference between the DJI Phantom 3 Professional and DJI Phantom 3 Advanced?‘. Here we look at the camera options and the battery charger. 4K or Not 4K The difference simply is two things; first the camera. The DJI Phantom 3 Professional boasts a camera capable of shooting 4K footage at upto 30 fps, whilst the Advanced version is lower at 1080p. More specifically though the Phantom 3 Professional can shoot “Cinema“ 4K,... Read More

DJI Inspire 1 vs S900 Debate

The release of the DJI Inspire 1 has caused many questions about the difference between that and its bigger brother, the S900. Here we give you a small run down of the DJI Inspire 1 vs S900 to help UAV pilots decide on thier next purchase. What are the main differences between the UAV’s and what they are capable of? The DJI inspire 1 is an out of the box solution to record decent quality 4K video, its camera sensor is similar to that of the Gopro Hero 4 Black Edition... Read More


DJI Phantom Beginners Guide: Part One

Heliguy have been dealing with DJI Phantom’s long enough to say we are pretty much experts in the product. From the first incarnation to the latest DJI Phantom 2 and DJI Phantom 2 Vision+ we have been repairing, adding FPV systems and giving advice on the leading quadcopter in the market. Here is what we have learned over the years. Before first use of your DJI Phantom Heliguy recommend that you upgrade your Phantom firmware first before use. To do this go to then click on products and find your Phantom.... Read More


DJI Intelligent Orientation Control (IOC) Guide

DJI Intelligent Orientation Control is a very useful tool which can help you archive that perfect shot or just for getting you out of a sticky situation. Here’s a simple guide to how to use it on a Phantom 2 but the same applies to the Wookong M and A2. There is also a useful animated video below to help you work it out. What to do before flying Normally the forward direction of a DJI Phantom 2 is the same as the nose direction (the front of the Phantom 2). By... Read More

DJI Phantom and GoPro for under £500

Are you thinking of getting a camera airborne? You are properly thinking its quite expensive for your first rig. To be honest you are on the right track, but to save you money we have a full trainer system, including camera, that comes in at £448.99 delivered to your door (for customers located in the UK). DJI Phantom and GoPro Heliguy took delivery of some DJI Phantom’s recently. This is the original Phantom which is Ready to Fly with two flight control modes and IOC. The DJI Phantom also includes... Read More

DJI H4-3D, Should I Wait ?

H4-3D has been released by DJI! Here we discuss whether is is worth the wait or not. If you are thinking about getting a GoPro Hero 4 airborne you’re probably planning on doing so with the DJI Phantom 2 and a reliable FPV set up. Top marks, you’re on the right track! The Hero 4 is easily the best camera for it’s size and price point. When coupled with the latest incarnation of the Phantom 2 you essentially have a mini DJI S1000 and GH4. Most TV aerial work is... Read More


How To Put DJI Inspire 1 into Travel Mode

When you first unpack your new DJI Inspire 1, the quadcopter will be in travel mode. Once you have unpacked it, fitted the battery, and powered up both the RC transmitter and the Inspire 1, toggle the gear switch 4 times to put the Inspire 1 into flight mode. It is now safe to install the 3-axis gimbal. Travel Mode via DJI Pilot App When you come to pack the Inspire 1 away, before turning everything off, carry out these easy steps to return to travel mode.     1.... Read More