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Freefly MōVI M5 with a DJI S1000

The Freefly MōVI M5 gimbal offers flexibility and multi-functionality. This unit also allows the alteration of lens aperture on the go, perfect for those who wish to have that perfect shot without having to land and set then reset. The MōVI M5 is lightweight and portable. If you wish to use this when not operating the S1000, why not detach using the intuitive quick release system. The system can then be attached to a handlebar platform allowing handheld use. The system will work with a multitude of Cameras. Including the Cannon 5d MK... Read More

DJI Inspire 1 Released In The Right Direction

DJI and Heliguy had a busy night last night. At 1am, DJI launched the Inspire 1 and we were lucky to be in Shenzhen to be part of the launch. DJI seem to have spotted the gap in the market that we at Heliguy have been working hard towards over the last 18 months. This area being, the geospatial and mapping market, perfect for agriculture, mining, all surveying and inspection requirements. The launch in America was broadcast around the world and we have captured the highlights here in the blog.... Read More

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New Phantom Assistant v3.6 Released

Phantom Assistant version upgrades include battery firmware and Gimbal IMU. Updates to support the new Remote and propulsion hardware. Also dynamic home point setting, ability to change return to home altitude for the main controller. German, French and Japanese now supported within Vision Plus app. Follow link to DJI site for new software http://www.dji.com/product/phantom-2/download John PattersonHeliguy’s blogger and Head of Digital Content Production, John Patterson, keeps our readers informed about what’s going on in the world of drones. Living and breathing content production, his background in writing spans an eclectic... Read More

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DJI DropSafe Coming Soon?

Well we got wind from our South African distributor that DJI were requesting commodity codes for CO2 propulsion system, which sounds like DJI DropSafe is coming online very soon. We are really looking forward to fitting the DJI Dropsafe as standard on all our bigger builds, as well as retrofitting our existing clients.  We think the CAA, FCC and insurers will love it as it adds a layer of safety to the operation of the heavier aircrafts. Take a look at DJI Dropsafe The drop safe is a drop speed reduction system, compatible... Read More

DJI INSPIRE 1 – Heliguy Exclusive

We were told by DJI directly  that there will be no Phantom 3, but a new range targeting a different audience (let’s see what happens). All the UK dealers are heading to Shenzhen on the 12th which coincides with this new launch. DJI them selves have released a teaser video below: [youtube=https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3RptfBCNP6w] Further DJI Inspire 1 teaser: [youtube=https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NWB3XW5hhBY]   Some more pictures from around the web:                 [email protected]://www.heliguy.com/

DJI INSPIRE 1

We were told by DJI directly  that there will be no Phantom 3, but a new range targeting a different audience (let’s see what happens). All the UK dealers are heading to Shenzhen on the 12th which coincides with this new launch. DJI them selves have released a teaser video below: [youtube=https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3RptfBCNP6w] Further DJI Inspire 1 teaser: [youtube=https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NWB3XW5hhBY]   Some more pictures from around the web:                 [email protected]://www.heliguy.com/

Commercial UAV Show – London, 2014

Summary: The Commercial UAV show was the first event of its kind for end users of UAV. The UAV show had a circus type theme, the company organising Terrapin were clever enough to work out they could make money from  promoting UAVs. However it was busy and we had a good show. The audience could have been better and the show organisers had not directly approached the 300 CAA approved flyers, nor the top 200 companies either and there was a lack of larger players in attendance. However those that... Read More

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DJI Has Released the S1000 + (Don’t Go Getting Excited)

OK if you have bought an DJI S1000 already and think you have been duped, don’t its not a big difference and the difference it will make to the footage is zero. Its more of a change that affects how you build. HELIGUY would love to build the DJI S1000+ for you and just for reading this post I am going to promise and extra 5000 points to you on a RTF build. Please tell the team the keyword ‘PLUS’. After purchase on top of all your other points they will... Read More

Quadcopter Complete Aerial Systems

PROFESSIONAL SYSTEM PRODUCTION We don’t just build your Aerial System, we advise and support your decision making. Extensive Capabilities Airframe. Flight Controller. Camera Control >>> Endurance. Stability. Flexability. This is what we focus on when it comes to any machine we offer, from a small machine to carry a GoPro up to large heavy lift machines carrying Epic or LiDar systems. Multi-rotor systems have come a long way, and we’re confident we can spec a system that will suit your needs for low level aerial work. Law and Certification We’ve... Read More

Inventory Management Using Drones

Case Study Drone Inventory Management System A joint venture between Dubai and Colena   Inventory Management Improvements on large yards 10,000 m2 covered in 6 minutes, with an accuracy rate of 98.2% first pass, enabling inventory analysis to be performed daily if required. Fully autonomous pre-defined flight paths with manual override when required. Transmit data instantly from drone to mainframe securely. Identify and rectify physical and system inventory differences before they have business impact. Update inventory software real time with incorrectly loaded items as they are scanned from the air.... Read More