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07/01/2019
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DJI Mavic 2 Enterprise Dual: Guide to thermal imaging

DJI’s recently-released Mavic 2 Enterprise Dual features a thermal camera – but what exactly does this mean for your missions and what do you need to consider while using this technology? This blog post explores some of the key aspects of using thermal, including: What is thermal?What do the different colour palettes mean?What are isotherms?How far can you fly?How can the environment impact results?How can a drone and thermal camera help you? The post will also take a more detailed look at the DJI Mavic 2 Enterprise Dual, which has... Read More

12/12/2018
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Drones a game-changer, say police

Saving the life of a missing teenage girl, unexpectedly uncovering £200,000-worth of stolen electrical cable and a stash of carefully-concealed weapons at a traveller site and finding a major cannabis farm – police forces across the UK are successfully using drone technology to fight crime and rescue people in need. The real-life stories of how UAVs are helping to keep communities safe were told during a recent Emergency Services Roadshow, staged by Heliguy, in conjunction with DJI, at Lincoln’s Waddington Training Site. The drone was just brilliant. I have absolutely... Read More

Using the DJI Zenmuse X7 for a Professional Shoot in Desert Conditions 09/11/2018
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DJI Inspire 2 and Zenmuse X7 camera were a dream team for National Geographic Jordan documentary

Experienced drone pilot Oliver Sugars has just returned from a trip of a lifetime, capturing scenes for a National Geographic documentary in Jordan. Oliver turned to Heliguy – his self-described ‘go-to UAV suppliers for a number of years’ – to sufficiently equip him with the tools needed for his two-week Middle Eastern adventure, where he got to shoot breathtaking footage of the world-renowned Petra and the protected wilderness of Wadi Rum. Needing something reliable and high-quality – especially in the unforgiving environment of the desert – Oliver, of Leading Edge... Read More

20/09/2018
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DJI Mavic 2 in Depth Series – Part 2 – Aircraft Safety

Continuing our in-depth look at the new DJI Mavic 2 Series, we’re looking at the safety systems available on the two new drones. Like all DJI’s recently released drones, the Mavic 2 Series are packed with safety mechanisms to help prevent any incident during flight either by pilot error or system failure. These two drones include DJI’s most advanced obstacle sensing and avoidance to date as well as many other aspects to improve their safety. Keep reading to find out more on the safety systems available on the Mavic 2... Read More

07/09/2018
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DJI Mavic 2 in Depth Series – Part 1 – Intelligent Flight Battery

DJI recently announced the latest iteration of their supreme Mavic Series, the Mavic 2 Pro and Zoom quadcopters. These two new drones build on the elements that made the Mavic Pro so iconic whilst adding new advanced functionality. In our latest in-depth series, we’ll be taking a look at the two new drones and giving you tips on how to get the most from each. Our posts will be broken down into the following: Intelligent Flight Batteries Aircraft Safety Cameras Aircraft and Controller Keep reading for more information the Intelligent... Read More

23/08/2018
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DJI Announce Mavic 2 Pro & Zoom

After a long wait, DJI has just announced two new additions to their Mavic Series; the Mavic 2 Pro and the Mavic 2 Zoom. The announcement took place at DJI’s See the Bigger Picture event in New York where DJI detailed their features and showed the two drones in action. These two new quadcopters share the unique foldable design of the Mavic Pro and add a wealth of new features and two powerful new cameras. As both drones share the majority of features other than the cameras, we will detail... Read More

28/06/2018
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Global Drone Regulations for Hobbyists

It seems like there’s no end to the increasing popularity of drones around the world. With the growing numbers of drone pilots, laws and regulations are also on the rise in an attempt to ensure safety with this evolving technology. With the summer holiday season near, we’ve begun to create a comprehensive list of the global regulations for hobbyist drone pilots to increase understanding when travelling with your drone. We’ve started with some of the most popular holiday destinations for UK residents in 2018 and will be adding to the... Read More

07/06/2018
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DJI Osmo Mobile 2 In-Depth Series – Part 1 – Setup

At the start of the year, DJI announced their latest gimbal for smartphones; the DJI Osmo Mobile 2. This new gimbal came at a significantly reduced price point compared to the original Osmo Mobile, making it DJI’s most affordable gimbal to date. In this series, we will be taking an in-depth look at this new gimbal and giving to hints and tips on how to get the most out of it. We’ll be starting with setting up the gimbal as soon as you receive it along with the available settings... Read More

16/03/2018
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DJI Mavic Air in Depth Series – Part 4 – Aircraft & Remote Controller

In the final part of our in-depth look at the new DJI Mavic Air, we take a look at the Mavic Air itself and its dedicated remote controller. In the series to date, we’ve looked at the Intelligent Flight Battery, safety features and the camera. It’s clear to see it’s an impressive little quadcopter. In this post, we will look at features such as the Mavic Air’s appearance and design, general functionality and much more. Specifications Let’s start by looking at the specifications of the Mavic Air and its dedicated remote... Read More

14/03/2018
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Using Drones for Public Safety

Heliguy Insider recently spoke with Tom Nash from Raptor Aerial Imaging who had been using drones as part of a feasibility test mountain search and rescue in Scotland. Tom used equipment supplied by Heliguy to complete the test, including a Matrice 210, Zenmuse Z30 zoom camera and a thermal Zenmuse XT camera. Following the tests completed by Tom, we have been looking at uses of drones for public safety and the recommended equipment available for use in these areas. Keep reading to find out the different areas of public safety... Read More