Commercial Drones

How a drone with a thermal camera can help you. 06/10/2020

Five Ways A Thermal Camera Drone Can Help You

Drones with a thermal camera are helping to increase efficiency, improve safety, and maximise return on investment; Professionals are benefiting from drones and thermal cameras across a range of sectors, such as public safety and industrial inspection; Key tools include the M300 RTK drone, integrated with a H20T camera; Read success stories which highlight the benefits of this technology; Find out how DJI Gold Partner HELIGUY.com™ can support your enterprise drone program. From finding missing people to helping firefighters tackle a blaze, a drone equipped with a thermal camera has... Read More

Drones for accident reconstruction. 05/10/2020

Drones For Accident Reconstruction

Drones are an important tool for crash-scene investigation; Unmanned aircraft collect accurate data quickly and easily, helping to clear the crash site quicker and improve safety; Drones gather evidence in less than 30 minutes, compared to multiple hours using traditional methods; Learn how to drone map an accident site, including how to create point clouds and 3D models; Use DJI drones for accident reconstruction, including the mapping drone, the Phantom 4 RTK. Drones have become a key tool for crash-scene investigation, helping to collect accurate data quicker and easier than... Read More

Drones for solar panel inspections. 28/09/2020

Drones For Solar Panel Inspections

Drones are a powerful tool for solar panel inspections, collecting data more than 50x faster than manual methods. Solar panel installations have grown massively – up by 81% in 2019, compared to 2018. More installations mean more inspections. Harnessing the DJI ecosystem, the M300 RTK and H20T payload is a great solution, offering expanded flight time and thermal, zoom and wide-angle capabilities. “Drones increase data quantity and quality and reduce costs and hazardous man-hours,” says DJI. Drones have become a vital tool for solar panel inspections, collecting data more than... Read More


M300 RTK In Commercial Drone Programmes

User-success stories: Find out how the DJI M300 RTK is transforming commercial drone programmes; The drone saved global oil giant Shell $100,000 on a single job; Valmont Utility has seen 30% efficiency savings since using the M300 RTK; The thermal capabilities of the H20T camera ‘are amazing’, superior to the XT2 – says HazMat personnel; Power-line inspection company describes M300 RTK and H20 Series as powerful tools; Police officer says department has ‘fallen in love’ with the laser rangefinder on H20 Series, and the M300 RTK is ‘outstanding’; Buy M300... Read More

First responders can apply for Tactical BVLOS waivers. 21/08/2020

Tactical BVLOS Waivers For First Responders

FAA publishes guidance to enable first responders to apply for a Tactical BVLOS waiver; Tactical BVLOS drone flights will enable public safety crews to better protect the public and enhance crew safety; Read this blog to find out how to apply for an FAA waiver and what guidelines need to be followed; Drones in the DJI ecosystem, supplied by HELIGUY.com™, offer reliable solutions for BVLOS flights. The FAA (Federal Aviation Administration) has released a guide to help public safety agencies apply for First Responder Tactical Beyond Visual Line of Sight... Read More


UK Drone Fees 2020/21: Commercial Pilot Price Guide

Charges to apply for, or renew, Standard Permissions will stay the same; There is a fee for Standard Scenario (STS) applications, but CAA has said that it will not be implementing STS for the foreseeable future; CAA announces further delay to the start of the 2020/21 Scheme of Charges. Commercial drone pilots are reminded that there will be no price hike for Standard Permission applications or renewals – as the CAA announces a further delay to its new Scheme of Charges. In a SkyWise alert issued earlier this week, the... Read More


Global Drone Market Will Grow To $42 billion By 2025

Global drone market to climb to almost $43 billion by 2025, according to a new report; Asia is leading the way, with large growth forecast; A rise in drone deliveries is expected, especially with the likes of Amazon aiming to maximise this opportunity; Commercial drone sales are predicted to more than double by 2025. The global drone market will grow from $22.5 billion in 2020 to more than $42.8 billion by 2025, a new report suggests. The findings, compiled by Drone Industry Insights (DII), show that this will be at... Read More


No Evidence Of Drone Data Going To DJI Or China

No evidence to suggest that data collected by DJI drones is being transmitted to China, DJI, or any other unexpected party – a new independent report confirms; DJI welcomes results, especially as the company has had to strenuously deny data-security concerns in the past; The audit was carried out on the Government Edition Mavic Pro, Government Edition Matrice 600 Pro, and the Mavic 2 Enterprise. There is no evidence that data or information collected by DJI drones is being transmitted to China, DJI, or any other unexpected party – a... Read More


DJI Activates U.S. Disaster Relief Drone Program Amid Coronavirus Crisis

DJI has activated its Disaster Relief Program to equip public safety agencies across the United States with drones to help combat the spread of COVID-19. Drones have quickly emerged as a vital technology for public safety agencies during the coronavirus crisis as they can safely monitor public spaces, broadcast messages over loudspeakers, spot unsafe activities, create 2D and 3D maps of future testing sites or problematic locations, and provide live video from critical areas – all from a safe distance. As a result, and to support first responders on the... Read More


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