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Drone Training

09/03/2020
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UK Drone Laws: New Drone Classes (VIDEO)

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 each video. This is the fourth video in the series. The others are: Part One: Overview. Part Two: The Open Category. Part Three: The GVC And Using Your PfCO. Transcript: UK Drone... Read More

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

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 each video. This is the third video in the series. The others are: Part One: Overview. Part Two: The Open Category. Part Four: New Drone Classes. Transcript: UK Drone Laws – Part Three, The... Read More

26/02/2020
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UK Drone Laws: Overview (Video)

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 each video. This is the first video in the series. The others are: Part Two: The Open Category. Part Three: The GVC And What To Do If You’ve Got A PfCO. Part... Read More

26/02/2020
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UK Drone Laws: The Open Category (Video)

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 each video. This is the second video in the series. The others are: Part One: Overview. Part Three: The GVC And What To Do If You’ve Got A PfCO. Part Four: New... 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. Drone laws in the UK will change in July and many pilots will need to obtain an A2 Certificate... 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

21/11/2019
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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

20/11/2019
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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

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