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The UK CAA has launched a consultation, proposing to extend the Legacy and Transitional drone provisions in the Open category. An extension would be good news for drone operators, especially those flying Transitional aircraft in the A2 subcategory with an A2 CofC.
The Mavic 3 has been released with no class marking, but DJI insists the issue is of 'the utmost importance' and hopes to 'resolve it as quickly as possible'. Find out what this means and where you can fly in the UK.
UK drone users need to sit a theory test as part of new UK registration scheme; The pass mark is 30 out of 40 multiple choice questions. The test focuses on safety and how to fly legally; You can refer to The Drone and Model Aircraft Code during the test and you sit it... Read More
UPDATE (Friday, June 5, 2020): New European drone laws which were set to start in the UK have been delayed for a second time, the Civil Aviation Authority has announced this afternoon. The regulations are now scheduled to commence on Thursday, December 31, 2020. The laws were originally due to begin in July this year,... Read More
Third in a series about new UK drone laws starting in July. The video looks at the GVC (General Visual Line of Sight Certificate) and what to do with your PfCO.
New drone regulations are to be introduced in the UK next year - ending the PfCO but unlocking more flying opportunities for more people. Read our in-depth guide.
The UK’s new Drone and Model Aircraft Registration and Education Scheme has gone live today. The new regulations apply to drones and model aircraft from 250g to 20kg that are used outdoors. So that means that DJI’s recently-released Mavic Mini does not need to be registered, as it weighs 249g, but you still need to... Read More
DJI launches DJI Mavic Mini drone, weighing 249g, placing it in the lowest and safest weight class of drones; Because it is under the 250g threshold, no need to register the drone under UK and USA laws; Mavic Mini costs £369, while the Combo is priced £459; Highlights include 30 minute flight time, up to... Read More
A guide to the rules and regulations of flying a drone, as well as pre-flight tips and winter-flying advice.