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27/02/2019
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Turn your ideas into reality – Heliguy launches R&D service

Heliguy has launched a new research and development department – to create bespoke items and offer custom-built solutions for commercial and enterprise drone missions. HECTIC – which stands for Heliguy Electronics and Custom Technology Integration Centre – is based at our North East England HQ and will turn people’s exciting ideas into reality. Using their many years of experience and expertise in the UAV industry, our dedicated and knowledgeable technicians have launched this invaluable consultancy to provide tailor-made products and hardware and software integrations. HECTIC champions a fresh perspective on custom... Read More

22/02/2019
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Heliguy to exhibit at major Security and Policing expo

Heliguy is proud to announce that it will be showcasing drone-detection solutions, the new M200 Series V2, enterprise UAVs and our recently-launched research and development service HECTIC at the prestigious Security and Policing exhibition. The major Home Office event is being staged at the Farnborough International Exhibition and Conference Centre, Hampshire, from Tuesday, March 5, to Thursday, March 7. Security and Policing 2019 gives guests the chance to view the latest developments in the UK security market with almost 400 companies – including Heliguy – exhibiting under the one roof.... Read More

11/02/2019
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Drone photo competition: Win a DJI Osmo Mobile

Heliguy has teamed up with Coverdrone to help it launch an Instagram photography competition. The UK-based insurance provider is offering a DJI Osmo Mobile to the winner, which has been provided by Heliguy.  In order to be in with a chance of winning, entrants must post a winter wonderland themed photograph on Instagram using the hashtag #coverdronewinterwonderland and like the Coverdrone Instagram page. All valid entries received by midnight on Wednesday, February 20, will be entered into the competition. The winner of which will be chosen and announced the following... Read More

04/02/2019
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Heliguy launches fast-track drone-repair service

Heliguy has launched Fast-track Repair – a new service to fix drones within 72 hours.   Our new maintenance programme is designed to help UAV operators who need to get their damaged aircraft back into the air quickly. Thanks to our skilled and experienced team of technicians, Heliguy already offers a comprehensive repair service, but the Fast-track scheme takes this one step further. This is especially useful for those with time-critical missions in mind, such as the emergency services.  Our speedy solution to fixing your drone is priced at £75, as... Read More

11/01/2019
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Heliguy assisting UK airports with drone detection

North-East UAV specialist Heliguy has been assisting major UK airports with their drone-detection systems, as well as showcasing other options to enhance defences. Prompted by December’s chaos at Gatwick, followed more recently by disruption at Heathrow, Heliguy has been called to numerous airports to share its knowledge in UAV tracking and monitoring. Working with these airports – which cannot be identified for security reasons – Heliguy has been using its experience to test existing drone-detection systems in place, as well as demonstrating DJI AeroScope – a state-of-the-art UAV monitor. As part... Read More

31/12/2018
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A year in drones: Review of 2018

An award win, new release game-changing drones and updated regulations – 2018 has been a busy and ground-breaking year for Heliguy and the UAV world. With 2019 on the horizon, this special blog post reflects on the past 12 months, reminiscing on the launch of popular products such as DJI’s Osmo Pocket and Mavic Air, industry big-hitters like the Mavic 2 Enterprise and Phantom 4 RTK, and the proud moment when Heliguy received a prestigious prize at the North Tyneside Business Awards. 2018 at a glance DJI Mavic AirDJI Phantom... Read More

17/12/2018
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Heliguy selling Viewpro cameras

Heliguy is now selling the state-of-the-art Viewpro range of optical-zoom gimbal cameras, which benefit from a mix of thermal, infrared, laser and night-vision technology and can be docked with the DJI Matrice drone series. Designed to enhance productivity and security across numerous sectors,  the sensors can be a vital tool for the likes of police, military, search and rescue, object tracking and industry inspections, as well as day and night aerial surveillance. Heliguy has teamed up with Viewpro to sell the Z30TM, Z10TL, Z10TIRM, Mini Z10TIR and the WK10TIRM. Inquiries... Read More

Streamlined Operations Manual 07/12/2018
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The PfCO Operations Manual just got easier

Candidates sitting Heliguy’s Commercial Drone Operators Training (C-DOT) Course will now be able to complete the vital Operations Manual quicker and easier than ever before. The new streamlined approach, unveiled by our dedicated training team, will shave many hours off the once time-consuming and complex process, meaning more flying and less typing. It will make the task much less onerous for budding commercial drone pilots and deliver a much more hands-on learning experience. It will save a significant amount of time – by tens of hours for some, and even... Read More

Partnership agreed 04/12/2018
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Delair UX11 to be sold via Heliguy

Award-winning company Heliguy has entered into a strategic partnering agreement with Survey Solutions Scotland – the sole UK distributor for Delair UAV fixed-wing products – to offer clients the long-range, BVLOS-ready Delair UX11. This state-of-the-art UAV is a professional aircraft suitable for large-area mapping, with BVLOS (beyond visual line of sight)-ready capabilties and optional PPK (post-processed kinematic) for survey-grade results.  And on Tuesday, a week after the partnership was agreed, Heliguy invited the Iris Group to its test site in Northumberland to showcase the Delair UX11. Iris is looking for a fixed-wing solution... Read More

HELIGUY KEY DELIVERY PARTNER IN GROUND-BREAKING OPERATION ZENITH DEMONSTRATION 23/11/2018
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Heliguy was a key delivery partner in ground-breaking Operation Zenith demonstration

Heliguy was a key delivery partner in a world-first demonstration to test how drones and traditional aircraft can safely share the same airspace. The ground-breaking live-action scenarios were staged at Manchester Airport on Wednesday to offer a glimpse into ‘a new and exciting future’ of air-traffic management (ATM). Codenamed Operation Zenith, the special event was led by aviation technology company Altitude Angel, as well as Manchester Airport and NATS – which provides safe and efficient air-traffic services and innovative solutions to UK and international airports, airlines and governments. The event... Read More