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DJI AeroScope Supplied By Heliguy Detected Drones at British Grand Prix

DJI AeroScope – supplied by Heliguy – was used to detect drones being flown illegally during the British Grand Prix weekend at Silverstone. Northamptonshire Police and Northamptonshire Fire and Rescue Emergency Services Drone Team used the sophisticated drone-detection system, alongside other software, to help trace rogue unmanned vehicles within the 2.5-mile restricted zone around the circuit. The team was really impressed with DJI AeroScope. It was easy to use and gave real-time information allowing the team the capability to respond in a timely manner. PC Alan Hincks, Drone Pilot from... Read More

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Film Company Using DJI Drones Supplied By Heliguy For Netflix and the BBC

“As a filmmaker, drones have changed the environment completely and are an absolute necessity.” That is the verdict of Phil Crothers, Director of Film and Co-founder of Pivotal, as he reflects on the growing importance and distinct advantages of using unmanned aircraft in the film industry. And he should know, because the Northern Ireland-based company has utilised the DJI Inspire 2 drone and cinematic DJI Zenmuse X5S and X7 cameras to shoot outstanding visuals for the likes of Netflix, WarnerMedia, the BBC, ITV and Channel 4. In terms of safety,... Read More

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New Accessories Released for DJI Osmo Pocket

A waterproof case and an extension rod have been released for the popular DJI Osmo Pocket. The waterproof case allows thrillseekers to go to depths of up to 60 metres to capture smooth underwater shots. This key accessory has been on the wishlist of many photographers and videographers ever since DJI unveiled the Osmo Pocket in November last year. The retractable DJI Osmo Pocket extension rod can reach a maximum length of 500mm, allowing you to shoot from different angles. The waterproof case is priced £49 and the extension rod... Read More

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Heliguy selling ParaZero SafeAir parachutes for DJI drones

Heliguy has partnered with ParaZero to sell SafeAir parachutes for DJI drones, helping to increase safety and minimise damage in the result of a flight failure. These best-in-class parachutes can be integrated with: M200 Series. Compatible with DJI Matrice 200, Matrice 200 V2, Matrice 210, Matrice 210 V2 and Matrice 210 RTK. It is not compatible with the Matrice 210 RTK V2 model. M600 Pro. Compatible with different antenna configurations including D-RTK model. DJI Phantom 4 (excluding RTK model). Mavic Pro Series. Mavic 2 series, including the Mavic 2 Enterprise... Read More

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Heliguy wins place on £2.6m Network Rail drone framework contract

Heliguy, the UK’s largest drone provider, has been awarded a major nationwide contract with Network Rail, as part of an Unmanned Aircraft Services framework worth up to £2.6million. The North East-based UAV (unmanned aerial vehicle) specialist has been specially selected to supply, maintain, repair and service Network Rail’s drones, as well as to deliver expert training to the infrastructure group’s in-house pilots. Network Rail has found that drones are a cost-effective solution for close-up inspections of difficult to access structures such as roofs, bridges, communication masts and overhead wires. Award-winning... Read More

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Heliguy launches CPD-accredited drone courses for the emergency services

Heliguy has launched a specialist CPD (Continuing Professional Development) drone course for the emergency services, to enhance pilot expertise and covering advanced flight training, exemptions and legislation updates. The CPD-accredited training package is essential for drone pilots in the emergency services, ensuring they are flying to a high standard and in strict accordance with the rules and regulations. CPD is widely regarded as a mandatory activity in the continuation of any professional enterprise, helping to maintain an optimal level of safety and service provision. Inquire about the Heliguy CPD course... Read More

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Heliguy delivers £250,000 of drone stock to African mines

Heliguy has supplied a quarter of a million pounds of drone stock to major mining companies in Africa, who are using this technology to increase safety and obtain fast and accurate data. As one of DJI’s largest and trusted European enterprise channel partners, Heliguy has delivered a suite of DJI equipment to bolster fleets in the Ivory Coast, Nigeria, Namibia and Burkina Faso. These companies – who cannot be named as they are under non-disclosure agreements (NDA) with us – have chosen to work with Heliguy because of our in-depth... Read More

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Customised DJI M210 Drone ‘Most Versatile’ For Volcano Gas Inspections

A DJI M210 drone, supplied by Heliguy and equipped with a custom payload, has been described as one of the best systems on the planet for carrying out short-range gas inspections of volcanoes. The aircraft was one of a number of drones used for groundbreaking research to explore volcanic emissions in Papua New Guinea, as part of vital work to help protect local communities and make inspections safer and more accessible. Led by Emma Liu, of the University of Cambridge, the major expedition – funded by Deep Carbon Observatory (DCO)... Read More

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Heliguy chalks up plan to educate youngsters using cool DJI robotics

Heliguy, the UK’s number one drone expert, is drawing up exciting plans to combine advanced technology with education to teach young people valuable coding and programming skills and make robotics more relevant and exciting. Using our experience in the industry and understanding how important AI (artificial intelligence) and computing is becoming for students, we are 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... Read More

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£1million allocated by Heliguy to help your enterprise drone programme

Heliguy has allocated £1million of stock to help government bodies kick start and scale their enterprise drone programmes – but hurry, because this offer is only available on a first-come, first-served basis. This batch of equipment has been specifically put aside for phase one of Full Stack – our new industry-first all-inclusive drone supply and support service for enterprise clients – and we’ve already had some of the UK’s largest emergency services signing up. Click here to find out more. Full Stack phase two – open to industry and large... Read More