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Drone Industry News

23/01/2020
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Heliguy Wins Place on £8m YPO Drone Framework Contract

DJI Gold Partner Heliguy awarded a major contract with YPO, in conjunction with the Home Office, as part of an £8million national framework agreement; The framework is to supply drones and services to public sector organisations, primarily to blue light clients and the emergency services; Heliguy will provide drones, offer associated services, and carry out repairs and maintenance; YPO contract comes on the back of Heliguy winning a place on a major £2.6m Network Rail framework agreement. DJI Gold Partner Heliguy has been awarded a major contract with YPO, as... 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

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

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

11/12/2019
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Heliguy And Altitude Angel Announce Partnership

Drone defence specialist Heliguy forms a partnership with Altitude Angel, the industry-leading Unmanned Traffic Management (UTM) technology provider; The businesses will work together to provide a 360° UTM/Counter-UAS solution to aerodromes and strategic infrastructure owners across the globe; Heliguy and Altitude Angel describe the alliance as exciting. Drone defence specialist Heliguy has formed a strategic partnership with Altitude Angel, the industry-leading UTM (Unmanned Traffic Management) technology provider. The aim of the alliance is to provide a 360° UTM/Counter-UAS solution to aerodromes and strategic infrastructure owners across the globe. The partnership,... 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

05/12/2019
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WATCH: Stunning DJI Drone Footage Showcases Our Incredible World

Watch incredible DJI drone footage which showcases some of the planet’s natural treasures; Aerial photographer praises the cinematic qualities of the formidable duo of the DJI Mavic 2 Pro and the DJI Inspire 2 with X7 camera, and says drones have increased his earnings as a photographer; British couple, who sold their house to embark on amazing adventures around the world, turned to DJI Gold Partner Heliguy as their prefered drone expert. They say: “Our experience of working with Heliguy has been second to none.” “What matters to us is... Read More

26/11/2019
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WATCH: DJI Drone Transforms Bird Diverter Installations

DJI M600 Pro, supplied by Heliguy, was used as a novel way of installing bird diverters; Using the drone, Carbon 2050 placed the devices along 7.5km of cables in just five days; Thanks to the drone, the job was done quicker, cheaper and safer than alternative methods; Heliguy praised for having a ‘responsive, no pressure sales team’. A DJI M600 Pro drone, supplied by Heliguy, was used to install a ‘record number’ of bird diverters on a stretch of electricity power lines – improving safety and overcoming the challenge of... Read More

22/11/2019
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Heliguy Unveils DJI Mavic 2 Drone Cage

UPDATE (January 24, 2020): The Heliguy Mavic 2 Flight Cage is now available for pre-order. Watch videos of the caged drone in action; Heliguy builds lightweight and robust cage for the DJI Mavic 2 drone series; The collision-proof cage is ideal for internal inspections and enhanced flight safety; Priced at £499, the cage is an affordable solution, especially compared to existing alternatives; Heliguy cage has advantages over Flyability’s Elios solutions, including longer flight time, versatility, cheaper, lighter than the Elios 2, and utilises sophisticated DJI technology. Heliguy’s DJI Mavic 2... Read More