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Drone Industry News

01/10/2019
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How The DJI M210 Drone Is Transforming Aerial Inspections

“For inspections, the DJI M210 is our go-to drone, because it is easy to fly and it is more stable than any drone we’ve used before – which means we can get more work done!” Those are the thoughts of Toby Townrow, Co-Founder and Communications Director of Drone Evolution, as he reflects on his company’s dynamic workflows and growing UAV programme. The Welsh firm, which carries out a range of aerial work – from roof checks to generating 3D models for surveying – turned to DJI Gold Partner Heliguy to... Read More

26/09/2019
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DJI AirWorks 2019: Heliguy to open in the USA

Heliguy – one of the world’s leading drone suppliers – is to open in Dallas, Texas, as part of a major expansion into the USA – it has been revealed at DJI’s AirWorks conference. With more than a decade of experience in the UAS industry and having established ourselves as one of DJI’s largest and most trusted European enterprise channel partners, Heliguy has decided that the time is right to bring our award-winning model of service and support to America. UK-based Heliguy – a DJI Gold Partner – will serve... Read More

25/09/2019
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DJI AirWorks 2019: FLIR Launches Industry’s First Multi-Gas Detector for Unmanned Aerial Systems

FLIR has unveiled the MUVE C360 – the industry’s first multi-gas detector specifically built for unmanned aerial systems (UAS). It will transform how emergency response teams approach chemical, industrial, or environmental incidents by providing a new level of safety, dramatically reducing time to action, and delivering a more complete assessment in situations where every second counts. Before putting the health and safety of response teams at risk, drone pilots will be able to fly the new MUVE C360 into a scene for initial assessment. The C360 houses a photoionisation detector,... Read More

24/09/2019
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DJI AirWorks 2019: Live Blog

DJI Gold Partner Heliguy is excited to be speaking at this year’s DJI AirWorks conference, taking place from Tuesday, September 24, to Thursday, September 26, 2019. We will be posting live feeds during the event to keep you updated as things happen – including new launches, case studies and important insights from drone-industry experts. Day Two – Wednesday, September 25 4pm: New York City Fire Department spoke about their thriving drone programme and discussed the unique challenges of flying drones in densely populated metropolitan areas. Promoting Drone Safety During Awareness... Read More

19/09/2019
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Heliguy Announces Partnership With SlantRange

Drone specialist Heliguy – one of DJI’s leading European Gold Partners – is delighted to announce that we have signed an exciting partnership with American giant SlantRange, a leading provider of remote sensing and analytics systems for agriculture. The strategic alliance will allow Heliguy to sell SlantRange’s renowned range of calibrated multispectral sensors and in-field analytics solutions to our clients, in particular, the 4P+ sensor, which helps support precision crop measurements to enhance workflows, improve decisions and maximise results. As part of the partnership, Heliguy will also integrate SlantRange technology... Read More

18/09/2019
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Transforming Agriculture With Drones – Heliguy Teams Up With MicaSense

DJI Gold Partner Heliguy has added more world-class technology to its stock pool by teaming up with leading American brand, MicaSense, to offer high-quality imagery to our agricultural clients. The strategic partnership will allow UK-based Heliguy to sell MicaSense’s smart sensors, the Altum and RedEdge-MX, which are at the forefront of the industry and can be integrated with a range of DJI enterprise drones. We are proud to announce that MicaSense multispectral sensors are now the latest payload offering from Heliguy. The reliability and precision of our sensors, coupled with... Read More

13/09/2019
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Stop a Drone Attack: Detection And Defence Systems Put To The Test

Innovative solutions to defend against a rogue drone attack – including Heliguy’s DJI AeroScope and OpenWorks Engineering’s net capture technology – have been demonstrated at counter UAS events. The Drone Detection and Mitigation Demonstration was staged by Operational Solutions Limited (OSL) last week (September 11 and 12) and welcomed a worldwide audience of delegates in association with GTI Aviation Training. Heliguy is a DJI AeroScope expert and has integrated the sophisticated system with OSL’s high-tech FACE interface. This layered solution has already been installed at major UK airports. Other key... Read More

06/09/2019
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Hurricane Dorian: Why Drones Are The Go-To Tool After Freak Weather Events

As Hurricane Dorian threatens the USA after devastating the Bahamas, we take a look at how drones can play a crucial role in helping safety agencies mitigate the damage and after-effects of freak weather events. Extreme weather has been increasing in America over the last 50 years, including more heavy downpours and hurricanes. In fact, some of the costliest hurricanes on record have occurred in the last decade; namely hurricanes Sandy (2012), Harvey (2017), Maria (2017), and Irma (2017). And now the raging Hurricane Dorian has left a trail of... Read More

30/08/2019
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Police Officers Deploy Drone Less Than 48 Hours After Completing Heliguy ES-DOT Course

Two newly-qualified team members from Derbyshire Constabulary’s drone team were called into action less than 48 hours after completing Heliguy’s Emergency Services Drone Operators Training (ES-DOT) Course – filling a vital gap in operational capability. PC Nick Rice and PC Alex Boniface used DJI drones – supplied by Heliguy – to provide vital situational awareness of a live firearms incident and following a fatal road-traffic collision (RTC). Thanks to the comprehensive training they received during Heliguy’s ES-DOT Course – which culminated in their practical flight assessment – the officers felt... Read More

16/08/2019
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RoboMaster Competition Shows Robotics Is Cool

Aspiring young engineers and university students from across the world have battled it out in the annual RoboMaster competition – coinciding with plans by Heliguy to teach children valuable coding and programming skills and to make robotics relevant and exciting. Heliguy – the UK’s leading drone expert – is keen to work with schools to promote and develop STEAM – the educational approach to learning that uses science, technology, engineering, the arts and mathematics as access points for guiding student inquiry, dialogue and critical thinking. Utilising our experience in the... Read More