Drone Industry News


DJI Phantom Drone Series Among Gadgets Of The Decade

The DJI Phantom drone range, sold by Heliguy for almost seven years, has been named as one of the gadgets of the decade by several influential websites, including TIME and The Verge. When the original Phantom was released in January 2013, it was something of a gamechanger for the industry and propelled drones into the mainstream. Since then, this iconic series of white quadcopters has become a firm favourite with hobbyists and commercial users alike. The first two Phantoms didn’t have a camera, while the original didn’t even come with... Read More


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


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


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


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


Best Drones To Buy For Christmas 2019 For Adults and Kids

Top Pick: On offer at £1,199, the DJI Mavic 2 Pro is the best drone of its kind, especially for outstanding aerial visuals; Top Pick: The recently-released DJI Mavic Mini is a great family-friendly drone – easy to fly and safe for beginners, but with some impressive specs for those with a bit more experience; Top Pick: New to flying? The Ryze Tello is a fun toy to hone your skills and is ideal for children and beginners; Top Pick: Why not add a camera to your Christmas list? The... Read More


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

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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


Heliguy Black Friday 2019 Deals

Heliguy extends list of Black Friday deals on DJI items; Top picks are discounts on the DJI Osmo Pocket, DJI Osmo Action, Mavic 2 Pro, Osmo Mobile 3, and Ronin-SC; Heliguy is also slashing the cost of our PfCO Course to its lowest ever price. UPDATE: Heliguy has extended our list of Black Friday 2019 deals, with the Mavic 2 Pro, Osmo Mobile 3, and Ronin-SC now added to our exciting range of special offers. Prices are also slashed on a range of other DJI items, including the Osmo Pocket,... Read More


Heliguy Hires GIS And Drone Mapping Expert

GIS expert Ben Sangster joins Heliguy’s enterprise drone team; He will offer specialist advice on drone mapping, photogrammetry, surveying and LiDAR; Ben will help clients choose the best drones for their missions, guide them through software packages and help them analyse data; Major Heliguy clients such as Balfour Beatty and Terra Drone Europe are already using drones for mapping and surveying. Heliguy has bolstered its enterprise team by employing a GIS expert to help surveyors maximise their drone programmes, utilise collected data and increase return on investment. Ben Sangster has... Read More