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Drones being used in search and rescue trial
Drones, supplied by UAV expert Heliguy, are being used in a new trial to support vital search and rescue missions around the Essex coast.
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Flyability launches new Elios 2 caged drone
Flyability has unveiled the Elios 2 - a new caged drone which is ideal for indoor inspection and helps you access dangerous areas safely and quickly.
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Drones a vital tool in climate change research
Drones are playing a crucial role in vital work to better understand the effects of climate change in the Arctic, as part of the Microsoft AI for Earth project.
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DJI Smart Controller compatible with more drones
New firmware update released for DJI Smart Controller, making it compatible with more drones and adding extra features to take your aerial adventures further.
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Were drones really to blame for near-miss with plane?
Reports say that drones almost hit a Virgin Atlantic jet at 14,000ft - but could UAVs really fly that high?
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VIDEO: Watch parachute save falling drone
Heliguy has successfully tested a drone safety parachute for DJI's Matrice Series - which dramatically slowed the aircraft's fall during a simulated crash.
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Drone helps tackle spate of wildfires
Fire crews use drone to help fight Lancashire wildfires. The drone provided vital situational awareness and increased the safety and speed of the operations.
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Heliguy and Terra Drone Europe reveal accuracy of the DJI Phantom 4 RTK
Terra Drone Europe, with support from Heliguy, has tested the accuracy of the DJI Phantom 4 RTK. The verdict: "It is a high accuracy survey tool."
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Firmware update for DJI Osmo Pocket
A new firmware update has been issued for the DJI Osmo Pocket, providing a range of enhanced features, including optimised face detection.
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Heliguy unveils bespoke police dog camera
Heliguy has tested a prototype of a specialist dog camera, designed by our expert R&D team and is ideal for the police, especially for firearms deployments.
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Tello Iron Man Edition launched
The Iron Man Edition of the Ryze Tello toy drone has been launched, meaning you can fly like a Marvel superhero.
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Balfour Beatty benefiting from drones on M6 Smart Motorway development
Increased safety, faster data collection and accurate results - Balfour Beatty benefiting from drones, including DJI Phantom 4 RTK, with support from Heliguy.
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DJI Phantom 4 RTK used for international breakwater survey
Terra Drone Europe (formerly Skeye) used the DJI Phantom 4 RTK for an important international survey of breakwaters - with support from drone specialist Heliguy.
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Fire crews use drone to help fight Beckenham warehouse blaze
London Fire Brigade has used a DJI M210 drone and XT2 thermal camera to help fight a major blaze at a warehouse in Beckenham.
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Fund-raising campaign to develop crop-management drone app
A fund-raising campaign has been launched to further develop an agricultural app which automates crop scouting with just your phone and a drone.
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Heliguy helps South Yorkshire Police expand drone provision
Heliguy delivered specialist drone training (ES-DOT) to South Yorkshire Police to help it expand its UAV fleet. Officers said the course was engaging and interesting.
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Six times drones have helped with disaster response
How drones have helped following major disasters, such as the California Camp Fire, Hurricane Irma, Genoa Bridge Collapse and Liverpool Echo Arena car park fire.
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UPDATE: DJI unveils beta phase of Qualified Entities Programme
DJI has added more drones to its Qualified Entities Programme, allowing public-safety personnel to conduct drone operations without restriction.
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New features for DJI Ronin-S
Firmware update issued for DJI Ronin-S, offering increased capability and enhanced settings for Nikon, Canon and Panasonic cameras.
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15 drone apps to help you
Check out some of the best drone apps for mapping, photography, weather forecasts, regulations and safe flights.
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Seven reasons why DJI FlightHub Enterprise is better than DJI FlightHub Basic and Advanced
An in-depth look at the differences between the new DJI FlightHub Enterprise and the older Basic and Advanced versions.
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