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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

24/02/2020
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UK Drone Laws: A2 CofC v GVC

An in-depth guide comparing the A2 CofC (Certificate of Competency) and the GVC (General Visual Line of Sight Certificate); Find out which is the best training course to take and how it can give you greater freedom with your drone after the new European rules begin in the UK; Find out what the new regulations mean for your current DJI drone; Book your training with Heliguy. Early-bird offers are currently available. Drone laws in the UK will change in July and many pilots will need to obtain an A2 Certificate... 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

08/01/2020
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Flying A Drone In The Rain: A Guide To IP Ratings

A guide to IP Ratings and how they relate to flying a drone; See our IP Ratings table, and learn what each digit in an IP code represents, and what an X or an M means in an IP Rating; IP Ratings will be part of the syllabus for the A2 Certificate of Competency, as part of European legislation due to start in the UK in the summer; Several DJI aircraft have IP Ratings, including the M200 Series. Understanding IP Ratings and how this affects your drone’s tolerance to the... Read More

31/10/2019
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UK Drone Regulations And Laws

The UK Drone And Model Aircraft Registration and Education Scheme opens on Tuesday, November 5, 2019. Here is a guide about what you need to know. When Does The New UK Drone and Model Aircraft Registration and Education Scheme Start? The UK’s new Drone and Model Aircraft Registration and Education Scheme will go live on Tuesday, November 5, 2019. Please note that you cannot register before this date. From November 5, the system will be available at Register-drones.caa.co.uk. The CAA has said that an offline service will also be available... Read More

07/06/2019
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Heliguy holds first Drones for Enterprise event

Heliguy has staged its first Drones for Enterprise event, which provided pilots with a wealth of knowledge about the industry and a clear idea of how to turn their hobby into a commercial venture. Yesterday’s session was held at Lumley Castle, in County Durham, and attracted people with a mix of experience, from those who had never flown a drone through to PfCO (Permission for Commercial Operation) holders. “I thought the event was very good. There was a lot of information and the course was filled properly with relevant and... Read More

03/06/2019
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How To Maintain Your DJI M200 Drone

DJI has released guidance on how best to care for and maintain your DJI Matrice 200 Series V1 drones. The information relates to all M200, M210 and M210 RTK V1 aircraft and includes safety resources and best practices. It comes following a small number of incidents relating to this industry-leading drone series, which DJI suspects may have been caused by water infiltration. At this point, it is important to state that there have been no incidents with the recently-released M200 Series V2, which can be purchased through Heliguy. The V2... 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, priority support and courtesy drone hire. The Heliguy Fullstack SPE (Special Purpose Entity) offers an extensive and... Read More