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Drone Sighting at London Heathrow

The Metropolitan police apparently received reports of a drone sighting close to the airport at around 17:05 on 8th January 2019. News is reaching us of a drone sighting at Heathrow Airport. Latest Update It looks as though flights have now resumed from Heathrow according to the data provided by Flightradar24. Original Post This has halted flights going in or out of the UK’s busiest airport. At this stage Heathrow have said it’s just a precautionary measure to: Prevent any threat to operational safety…Heathrow Spokeswoman Heliguy will be keeping a... Read More

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New DJI Smart Controller released

DJI has today announced the release of a Smart Controller – designed to maximise your outdoor aerial experience with the Mavic 2 series of drones and any other aircraft equipped with OcuSync 2.0 technology. This new portable device boasts an ultra-bright screen, intuitive controls and a series of features to share visual content quickly and easily. The DJI Smart Controller is priced £579 and is available to pre-order from Heliguy. Key features Built-in ultra-bright 5.5-inch 1080p screenOcuSync 2.0 Full-HD video transmissionExtremely portable, with detachable control sticksOperates in temperatures from -20°C... Read More

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DJI Mavic 2 Enterprise Dual: Guide to thermal imaging

DJI’s recently-released Mavic 2 Enterprise Dual features a thermal camera – but what exactly does this mean for your missions and what do you need to consider while using this technology? This blog post explores some of the key aspects of using thermal, including: What is thermal?What do the different colour palettes mean?What are isotherms?How far can you fly?How can the environment impact results?How can a drone and thermal camera help you? The post will also take a more detailed look at the DJI Mavic 2 Enterprise Dual, which has... Read More

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DJI Mavic 2 Zoom v DJI Mavic 2 Enterprise v DJI Mavic 2 Enterprise Dual

2018 was a busy and productive year for the Mavic Series of drones, with DJI unveiling no fewer than five iterations. The year began with the release of the Mavic Air, then the Mavic 2 Zoom and Pro in the summer, followed by the Mavic 2 Enterprise in the autumn, before closing 2018 with the Mavic 2 Enterprise Dual. In their own right, each drone within this Mavic quintet has its own quirks and uses, but this particular blog post focuses on the Mavic 2 Zoom, Mavic 2 Enterprise and... Read More

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DJI Mavic 2 Enterprise Dual: How thermal cameras can help you

Following the launch of DJI’s Mavic 2 Enterprise Dual, Heliguy Insider takes a look at how the drone’s thermal-imaging capabilities can play a crucial role in saving lives, fighting fires and carrying out utility inspections. After much-anticipation – including several cryptic promotional Twitter messages from DJI – the new UAV was officially unveiled yesterday. And the Chinese-based technology giant’s latest release has the tools to be a real game-changer for a cross-section of users, including those at the very heart of public safety. The Mavic 2 Enterprise Dual features the... Read More

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DJI launch Mavic 2 Enterprise Dual

DJI has released the Mavic 2 Enterprise Dual – a portable industrial drone equipped with powerful, side-by-side visual and thermal cameras that provide commercial pilots a reliable tool to operate better, safer and quicker in challenging environments. Developed in partnership with FLIR Systems, the Mavic 2 Enterprise Dual features the compact design of DJI’s Mavic 2 Series drones with the same array of advanced controls and accessories found in the Mavic 2 Enterprise. When DJI and FLIR first introduced the XT camera in 2015, we opened up a range of new... Read More

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DJI issues further TB50 and TB55 firmware updates

DJI has released new firmware updates for users of TB50 and TB55 batteries which address the small number of reports of Matrice 200 Series drones experiencing early Return-to-Home (RTH) or Automatic Landing (AL). These cases are not due to product performance issues, but are false alarms triggered by conservative measures DJI implemented last month to prevent any further potential of M200 series drones experiencing loss of power mid-flight. A TB55 battery DJI continues a thorough investigation of the root cause of the issue until it is fully resolved. DJI says... Read More

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Best consumer drones to buy for Christmas 2018

The Christmas countdown is well and truly on, and with just one week to go until the big day, Heliguy Insider has compiled a list of the best consumer drones to buy this festive season, plus a guide to the DJI Osmo Pocket and the cut-price Ronin-S. With the UAV world taking off, there really is something for everyone, from the Ryze Tello, which is perfect for beginners, to the more advanced DJI Mavic Series and DJI Spark. So here’s a look at some of the drones which could make their... Read More

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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

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DJI Osmo Pocket v GoPro Hero 7 Black

A new camera war has begun.  At the end of September/beginning of October, GoPro unveiled its flagship Hero 7 Black – described as the most versatile waterproof GoPro action and travel camera. But last week, DJI threw its hat into the ring, lifting the curtain on its much-anticipated Osmo Pocket. It’s the technology equivalent of Muhammad Ali v Joe Frazier. Two heavyweights going toe-to-toe, vying for top spot. But which one of these state-of-the-art cameras – both boasting incredible stabilisation technology – is king of the ring? In this special versus article, Heliguy... Read More