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Interview

26/03/2020
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Flying In A Desert Environment With The DJI M600 Pro

Global drone services provider CG Labs successfully completed a challenging mission in the Middle Eastern desert using the DJI M600 Pro. The drone was flown for image collection and mapping; The drone stood up to scorching heat, and sand and dust, and outperformed a fixed-wing model; Heliguy’s in-house technical team integrated the drone with a Canon EOS 5DS DSLR, as well as building a GPS module on top of the aircraft to allow full GPS tagging; Find out how CG Labs operated in Saudi Arabia, including securing the necessary permissions,... Read More

11/03/2020
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Atkins Using Drones For Increased Efficiency

Atkins, a member of the SNC Lavalin Group, is using drones for increased efficiency, improved safety, reduced costs, and high-quality data capture; Heliguy completed a custom build for Atkins – integrating a Sony RX1R II sensor with a DJI M600 Pro drone; Atkins praises Heliguy’s ‘design and development focus’ and describes M600 Pro as a ‘tried and tested system that provides high levels of redundancy and confidence when operating’; Check out eye-catching 3D models of a listed mansion house, created by Atkins using the DJI M600 Pro and Sony RX1R... Read More

02/03/2020
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DJI Vows To Maximize The Potential Of Drones In The USA

Key DJI public safety officials tell Heliguy USA that they want to develop drones to best suit the needs of first responders; Having recently joined DJI, retired U.S. fire chief Wayne Baker wants to enable public-safety departments to utilize drone technology; The plan is to focus on deeper UAS integration, easier adoption of the technology, better scale-up pathways, and more focused partnerships; Drones have ‘massive potential’ for public safety, having already rescued more than 350 people around the world; DJI also plans to ‘better support’ its enterprise channel partners, such... Read More

27/02/2020
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UK Drone Laws: The GVC And Using Your PfCO (Video)

Ahead of new European drone regulations starting in the UK in July, Heliguy is publishing a series of educational videos on our YouTube channel to help you understand the rules and how they will impact you. To reach as many people as possible, we will also publish this video series on our blog, with a full transcript of each video. This is the third video in the series. The others are: Part One: Overview. Part Two: The Open Category. Part Four: New Drone Classes. Transcript: UK Drone Laws – Part Three, The... Read More

26/02/2020
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UK Drone Laws: Overview (Video)

Ahead of new European drone regulations starting in the UK in July, Heliguy is publishing a series of educational videos on our YouTube channel to help you understand the rules and how they will impact you. To reach as many people as possible, we will also publish this video series on our blog, with a full transcript of each video. This is the first video in the series. The others are: Part Two: The Open Category. Part Three: The GVC And What To Do If You’ve Got A PfCO. Part... Read More

26/02/2020
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UK Drone Laws: The Open Category (Video)

Ahead of new European drone regulations starting in the UK in July, Heliguy is publishing a series of educational videos on our YouTube channel to help you understand the rules and how they will impact you. To reach as many people as possible, we will also publish this video series on our blog, with a full transcript of each video. This is the second video in the series. The others are: Part One: Overview. Part Three: The GVC And What To Do If You’ve Got A PfCO. Part Four: New... Read More

19/02/2020
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Komatsu Expands Drone Fleet With DJI Phantom 4 RTK

Global construction firm Komatsu expands its drone fleet with a Phantom 4 RTK from DJI Gold Partner Heliguy; The drone will complement Komatsu’s current UAS capabilities; Komatsu chose the DJI Phantom 4 RTK because it is lightweight and a quick-to-deploy solution; The DJI Phantom 4 RTK is a next-gen mapping and survey drone, which can yield ‘high accuracy’. Global construction firm Komatsu has bolstered its drone fleet by adding a DJI Phantom 4 RTK to its ranks, supplied by Heliguy. The next-generation mapping and surveying aircraft will complement Komatsu’s current... Read More

13/02/2020
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Why You Should Choose Heliguy For Drone Repairs

Need your drone repaired? Find out how Heliguy can help you; Heliguy has an in-house DJI-approved technical department with an experienced team offering rapid repairs; Heliguy can also offer drone servicing, as well as custom builds and integrations; Heliguy offers repairs and maintenance for all of the DJI drones which are currently available, as well as some discontinued models. As a drone pilot, one of the most frustrating things is damaging your aircraft or discovering a fault. Such problems mean a period of downtime; annoying as a hobbyist, potentially costly... Read More

24/01/2020
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DJI Inspire 2 And X5S Used For Queen’s Speech

DJI Inspire 2 drone and X5S camera, supplied by Heliguy, were used to film aerial scenes at Windsor Castle for the Queen’s Christmas 2019 Speech; The X5S captured stunning visuals and stable footage in heavy wind; Crowded Space Drones was chosen for the job. Director Andrew McQuillan said the shots would not be possible without drone technology; The drone and camera were supplied by DJI Gold Partner Heliguy. Andrew praised Heliguy’s supply and support service, including our industry expertise. A DJI Inspire 2 drone and X5S camera – supplied by... Read More

20/01/2020
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Enhanced Safety and Better Decision-making – New York Fire Department Benefiting From Drones

Find out how drones are benefiting New York City Fire Department (FDNY); Captain Michael Leo describes drones as a ‘game changer’ – vital for situational awareness, rapid response, and enhanced crew safety; FDNY utilises a fleet of DJI aircraft, including the M210 and Mavic 2 Enterprise Series; UK-based Heliguy interviewed FDNY at DJI AirWorks 2019, as part of our launch into the USA to serve the enterprise and consumer drone market. The Fire Department of the City of New York (FDNY) is benefiting from drones – gaining vital situational awareness... Read More