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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

Heliguy Black Friday deals 23/11/2018
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Heliguy unveils Black Friday deals

Heliguy has unveiled its Black Friday deals, with huge discounts on drones, hand-held items and training. Prices will be slashed on the DJI Mavic Air and DJI Mavic Air Fly More Combo, the DJI Spark Fly More Combo, the Ryze Tello, the Tello Boost Combo, the Heliguy Atom CoAx and Heliguy Firefly. The cost of DJI Goggles Racing Edition and DJI Osmo Mobile 2 will also be dropped, while candidates looking to sign up to Heliguy’s popular PfCO Course will be able to save more than £100. We will also... Read More

16/11/2018
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Heliguy wins prestigious prize at North Tyneside Business Awards

Heliguy is delighted to announce that it has won a prestigious prize at the renowned North Tyneside Business Awards 2018, thanks to the company’s outstanding customer service and passion to develop the drone industry. The North Shields-based UAV expert was presented with the Retail and Service Provider Award at last night’s ceremony, staged at the recently revamped Spanish City, in Whitley Bay. Heliguy beat the other shortlisted finalists – NBT Group, in Killingworth, and Oatein, in Whitley Bay – to win the category, which was sponsored by the North Tyneside Business... Read More

Heliguy Customer Services Recognised with Award Nomination 12/11/2018
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Heliguy shortlisted for prestigious prize at North Tyneside Business Awards 2018

Heliguy is delighted to announce that it has been shortlisted for a prestigious prize at the North Tyneside Business Awards 2018. The North Shields-based drone expert is in the running to win the Retail and Service Provider Award. The ceremony will take place at the revamped Spanish City, at Whitley Bay, on Thursday, November 15. Scott Henderson, Operations Manager at Heliguy, said that the company was honoured to be named as a finalist. “We are proud and humbled to be nominated for the Retail and Service Provider Award at the... Read More

02/05/2018
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Heliguy and DJI Aerial Photography Workshop Review

On Friday the 27th of May, Heliguy, in partnership with DJI, put on an aerial photography and videography event for new and experienced drone pilots. The event took place at the stunning Elvetham Hotel just outside Farnborough, one of Heliguy’s PfCO training locations. Scott from Heliguy, as well as two guest speakers, gave some amazing insights into DJI drones and how they can be used for aerial photography and videography. This included seeing examples of their amazing work and the discussion of the different tools and techniques used to capture... Read More