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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

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DJI Phantom 4 Pro V2.0 v DJI Mavic 2 Pro

DJI began 2020 with a surprising announcement. The Phantom 4 Pro V2.0 was being re-released. This came less than a year after the popular aircraft was pulled from the shelves, with DJI citing a shortage of parts from a supplier. The Phantom’s return caught many off-guard, but regardless of the reasoning behind this u-turn, the Phantom 4 Pro V2.0 is back and can pre-ordered now from Heliguy. This is good news for operators wanting to capture some seriously good content. Described by DJI as a ‘complete aerial imaging solution, designed... Read More

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Heliguy Unveils DJI Mavic 2 Drone Cage

UPDATE (January 24, 2020): The Heliguy Mavic 2 Flight Cage is now available for pre-order. Watch videos of the caged drone in action; Heliguy builds lightweight and robust cage for the DJI Mavic 2 drone series; The collision-proof cage is ideal for internal inspections and enhanced flight safety; Priced at £499, the cage is an affordable solution, especially compared to existing alternatives; Heliguy cage has advantages over Flyability’s Elios solutions, including longer flight time, versatility, cheaper, lighter than the Elios 2, and utilises sophisticated DJI technology. Heliguy’s DJI Mavic 2... Read More

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DJI Osmo Mobile 3 v DJI Osmo Mobile 2

DJI has unveiled the Osmo Mobile 3 – a lightweight and easily transportable mobile phone stabiliser which is now available to pre-order from Heliguy. But what is the difference between this and its predecessor, the Osmo Mobile 2, and why should you upgrade or add this new release to your equipment list? In a nutshell, the DJI Osmo Mobile 3 trumps its older sibling in appearance, features and price! So let’s delve in and take a look at the differences between the two. DJI Osmo Mobile 3 v DJI Osmo... Read More

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DJI Osmo Action v DJI Osmo Pocket

Think of DJI and quite often drones come to mind. But recently, two of the company’s most anticipated new releases have been hand-held cameras – namely the Osmo Pocket and the Osmo Action. The Pocket was a big hit when it was unveiled just before Christmas last year, with this teeny-tiny device boasting three-axis stabilisation technology. But last month, DJI introduced an Osmo Pocket alternative; this time entering the action-camera market with the Osmo Action – a rival to the GoPro HERO7 Black. Both the Pocket and the Action are... Read More

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DJI Osmo Action v GoPro HERO7 Black v GoPro HERO7 Silver

DJI has today unveiled the Osmo Action camera – and it has already been touted as a GoPro killer. With this in mind, how does this new release compare to GoPro’s flagship HERO7 Black, and to a lesser extent, the GoPro HERO7 Silver? In this blog post, Heliguy Insider takes a look at the specifications of the three products and explores how they stack up against each another. DJI Osmo Action v GOPro HERO7 Black – The Specifications First off, let’s take a look at the tale of the tape... Read More

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Seven reasons why DJI FlightHub Enterprise is better than DJI FlightHub Basic and Advanced

DJI has launched DJI FlightHub Enterprise and there are some key differences between this and older versions – including private cloud access. DJI FlightHub software – compatible with a range of DJI drones – enables organisations to efficiently manage all aspects of their commercial drone operations from a single platform. FlightHub Enterprise is valuable to a wide range of commercial and industrial customers using drone technology As a web-based service, FlightHub Basic and Advanced have provided the capability to oversee live operations, manage flight data, manage fleets and pilots, and... Read More

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DJI launches Ronin-S Essentials Kit

DJI has today revealed the Ronin-S Essentials Kit, to help even more photographers and filmmakers capture smooth, sharp footage. The new-launch combo includes a range of accessories, such as the Ronin-S Gimbal, a BG37 Grip, Camera Mounting Plate and a Camera Riser, among other things. But with the Ronin-S Standard Kit already out there, what is the difference between this and the Essentials package?  What Is The Difference In Price? The first thing to note is the difference in cost between the two products. The Essentials Kit is £459, while... Read More

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DJI M200 Series V2 versus DJI M200 Series

DJI has today unveiled the new M200 Series V2 – a powerful and reliable drone platform designed for industrial applications. But what is the difference between these rebooted UAVs and their popular predecessors in the original M200 Series? In a nutshell, DJI says that enhancements include better reliability, safety, and security features, which ‘lay the technical foundations for Beyond Visual Line of Sight (BVLOS) and nighttime operations’. Our updated Matrice 200 Series drones are now better equipped for complex life-saving missions, flights over sensitive locations, and flights at night, while enhancements... Read More

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VIDEO: Thermal comparison – DJI Mavic 2 Enterprise Dual v Zenmuse XT2

From headline-grabbing police missions involving infrared technology to the recent release of the DJI Mavic 2 Enterprise Dual – drones and thermal imaging is a hot topic right now. When DJI unveiled the aforementioned UAV at the end of last year, the Chinese-based technology giant essentially offered an all-in-one solution for thermographers. But where does it rank among other options out there? Take DJI’s very own Zenmuse XT2 for example – a thermal camera which is compatible with DJI’s Matrice Series and was launched amid much fanfare in the spring of... Read More