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Heliguy News

17/05/2019
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Heliguy exhibits new releases at Geo Business 2019

UK drone expert Heliguy will be exhibiting new releases at Geo Business 2019, including the launch of our new Fullstack SPE – an all-inclusive and cost-effective supply and support solution for those in the commercial drone industry. The renowned show, held at the Business Design Centre, in London, is the largest geospatial event in the UK and is designed for everyone involved in the gathering, storing, processing and delivery of geospatial information. The two-day international exhibition is being held on Tuesday 21st and Wednesday 22nd of May and is set... Read More

14/05/2019
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Heliguy launches industry-first Fullstack SPE

Heliguy, the UK’s leading drone expert, has launched an industry-first fully-managed drone supply and support solution for enterprise clients, to arm them with the latest equipment, reduce risk and cut out third-party finance involvement. Heliguy Fullstack SPE lets you lease your drones from us, gives you annual automatic upgrades to keep you at the forefront of cutting-edge technology and gives you access to a range of other value-added services, such as rapid repairs, 24/7 support and courtesy drone hire. The Heliguy Fullstack SPE (Special Purpose Entity) offers an extensive and... Read More

13/05/2019
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Drone Training in Cambridge with CAA Approved NQE Heliguy

Heliguy has expanded its offering of PfCO drone training courses by adding the beautiful Madingley Hall, in Cambridge, to its choice of UK venues. The drone training course, delivered by our expert training team, is aimed at pilots who want to fly their UAV (unmanned aerial vehicle) commercially, arming them with the knowledge to obtain the necessary PfCO (Permission for Commercial Operation) from the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA). Praising Heliguy’s PfCO courses, candidates have said that we were exceptional, the work was relevant and ensured a thorough knowledge of the... Read More

03/05/2019
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Drones being used in search and rescue trial

Drones, supplied by Heliguy, are being used in a new trial to support vital search and rescue missions around the Essex coast. The 12-month pilot, which began earlier this week, is taking place thanks to a partnership between Essex Police, the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) and the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI). “Drones will allow rescuers to make more informed decisions and ultimately help make the coast safer – particularly as the busy season is now almost upon us,” says the MCA The drones will help coastguard rescue teams... Read More

09/04/2019
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VIDEO: Watch parachute save falling drone

Heliguy has successfully demonstrated the effectiveness of a drone safety parachute for DJI’s Matrice Series – which dramatically slowed the aircraft’s fall from the sky during a simulated crash. We equipped the M210 – popular with the emergency services – with the ParaZero SafeAir Parachute, which is now available to buy from Heliguy. We recently tested the parachute in front of police representatives. The special demonstration was a success – with the parachute kicking into action and bringing the drone to ground in a safe descent. The drone would have fallen... Read More

05/04/2019
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Heliguy unveils bespoke police dog camera

Heliguy has tested a prototype of a specialist dog camera, which has been designed for the police by our expert in-house research and development team. The Heliguy Canine Head Camera recently underwent a thorough examination when it was demonstrated in front of Durham Police, receiving positive feedback in the process. The camera is an excellent idea. We were impressed with the quality of the footage it produced and we would encourage others to use it. Sergeant Dave Bell, Supervisor, Durham Police Dog Support Unit Ideal for a range of missions,... Read More

25/03/2019
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Heliguy helps South Yorkshire Police expand drone provision

Heliguy has delivered specialist training to South Yorkshire Police to help the Force expand its drone fleet and offer 24/7 UAV coverage. The award-winning North of England-based drone expert put 19 officers through their paces on a five-day ES-DOT (Emergency Services Drone Operators Training) course last week in Doncaster. The ES-DOT course offers specifically tailored UAS training for the emergency services, helping trainees attain the necessary theoretical knowledge and practical ability to enable them to fly under an existing PfCO (Permission for Commercial Operations) – in this case, South Yorkshire... Read More

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