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Drone Law

20/05/2020
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Heliguy Launches Online Drone Training GVC Course

Drone training specialist Heliguy launches GVC course; Sit the course online through Heliguy Blackbox, giving you access to content whenever and wherever you like; Heliguy Blackbox has already received positive reviews from candidates; Both the GVC course and the A2 CofC syllabus are available to book now by clicking here. Drone training specialist Heliguy has launched the General Visual Line of Sight Certificate (GVC) course, designed for UAS pilots wanting to conduct commercial or enterprise drone missions. The GVC syllabus is now available on Heliguy Blackbox – our online drone... Read More

30/04/2020

UK Drone Laws: Where Can I Fly?

So, you’ve bought a drone, or you’re thinking of purchasing one. But one of the key things you need to know is how and where you can fly your drone, legally and safely in the UK. This in-depth guide will tell you all you need to know about UK drone laws, including how to operate within the DroneCode, which drones need to be registered under the CAA’s Drone and Model Aircraft Registration and Education Service, and information about new European regulations which are set to start in the UK in... Read More

28/04/2020
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New UK Drone Laws Delayed

New European drone laws, set to start in the UK in July, have been delayed; The regulations will not start until November, at the earliest; Heliguy is still holding training for the A2 CofC and GVC courses, in preparation for the rules to start; Train to become a drone pilot through Heliguy Blackbox – an online platform designed for on-demand, flexible and comprehensive learning. New European drone laws which were set to start in the UK in July have been delayed for at least four months, due to the ‘ongoing... Read More

09/03/2020

UK Drone Laws: New Drone Classes (VIDEO)

UPDATE (April 30, 2020): The European drone regulations which were set to start in the UK in July have been delayed until November 2020. Read more about it and how it affects you here. Ahead of new European drone regulations starting in the UK in July, Heliguy is publishing a series of educational videos on our YouTube channel to help you understand the rules and how they will impact you. To reach as many people as possible, we will also publish this video series on our blog, with a full... Read More

27/02/2020
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UK Drone Laws: The GVC And Using Your PfCO (Video)

UPDATE (April 30, 2020): The European drone regulations which were set to start in the UK in July have been delayed until November 2020. Read more about it and how it affects you here. Ahead of new European drone regulations starting in the UK in July, Heliguy is publishing a series of educational videos on our YouTube channel to help you understand the rules and how they will impact you. To reach as many people as possible, we will also publish this video series on our blog, with a full transcript of... Read More

26/02/2020

UK Drone Laws: Overview (Video)

UPDATE (April 30, 2020): The European drone regulations which were set to start in the UK in July have been delayed until November 2020. Read more about it and how it affects you here. Ahead of new European drone regulations starting in the UK in July, Heliguy is publishing a series of educational videos on our YouTube channel to help you understand the rules and how they will impact you. To reach as many people as possible, we will also publish this video series on our blog, with a full... Read More

26/02/2020

UK Drone Laws: The Open Category (Video)

UPDATE (April 30, 2020): The European drone regulations which were set to start in the UK in July have been delayed until November 2020. Read more about it and how it affects you here. Ahead of new European drone regulations starting in the UK in July, Heliguy is publishing a series of educational videos on our YouTube channel to help you understand the rules and how they will impact you. To reach as many people as possible, we will also publish this video series on our blog, with a full... Read More

24/02/2020
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UK Drone Laws: A2 CofC v GVC

An in-depth guide comparing the A2 CofC (Certificate of Competency) and the GVC (General Visual Line of Sight Certificate); Find out which is the best training course to take and how it can give you greater freedom with your drone after the new European rules begin in the UK; Find out what the new regulations mean for your current DJI drone; Book your training with Heliguy. Early-bird offers are currently available; You can complete your training at one of Heliguy’s three UK training venues, or online, via Heliguy Blackbox. UPDATE... Read More

13/12/2019

New Drone Regulations To Start In The UK In Summer 2020

New European drone regulations are to start in the UK in 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. UPDATE (April 30, 2020): The European drone regulations which were set to start in the UK in... Read More

08/11/2019

UK Drone Registration 2019: Your Guide To The Theory Test

UK drone users need to sit a theory test, as part of new UK registration scheme; The free multiple-choice quiz has 20 questions. The pass mark is 16; The test focuses on safety and how to fly legally; You can refer to The Drone and Model Aircraft Code during the test and you sit it as many times as is required to pass; The new laws relate to drones weighing between 250g and 20kg. But even if your aircraft is lighter, you need to fly sensibly and adhere to the... Read More