Level 5 Drone Operations Manager Course 'Sets Foundations For Effective UAS Operations'

Drone lead for West Midlands Ambulance Service Hazardous Area Response Team praises TQUK Level 5 Award for UAS Operations Managers, delivered by Heliguy, saying it provides accountable leaders with the knowledge and best practice principles to run an effective and safe drone programme.

Consultation On UK Drone Training

UK CAA second-phase consultation proposes an extension to the UK remote pilot competence scheme, to develop a training framework which includes complex operations, such as BVLOS.

DJI FlyCart: UK Permissions and Drone OSCs

In-depth guide to permissions to operate the DJI FlyCart delivery and heavy-lift drone in the UK. Find out why an Operating Safety Case would be required and how the heliguy™ OSC consultancy can support submissions to the UK CAA.

UK CAA Proposes Changes To Drone Pilot Training In Specific Category

UK CAA releases consultation on proposals to restructure remote pilot competency training for drone operations in the Specific Category. The CAA says it will enable more complex and scalable UAS operations. The drone community is encouraged to have its say, as part of the consultation.

UK CAA Publishes Roadmap For BVLOS Drone Operations

UK CAA publishes roadmap to transition BVLOS drone operations from segregated to non-segregated airspace. It is designed to provide a means by which the industry and the CAA can trial BVLOS drone flights to prove the concept and move towards policy adoption.

Drones, GDPR And Privacy

In-depth guide on drones, GDPR and privacy. Find out how you can implement a robust data protection strategy, allowing you to collect aerial data while adhering to GDPR and respecting people's privacy.

Environment Agency Raises Drone Safety Standards With Ofqual Level 5 Award

Environment Agency drone pilot says TQUK Ofqual-regulated Level 5 UAS Operations Manager course is invaluable, as part of organisation's commitment to enhanced operating standards and flight safety. The course, delivered by heliguy™, helps UAS programmes with safety management systems, risk mitigation, and governance.

Drones For Education: heliguy™ Helping UK Colleges Adopt Drone Technology

    UK colleges are increasingly incorporating drones into their curriculums –and are turning to heliguy™ for consultancy, supply, and training. Find out how Oldham College and Scotland's Rural College (SRUC) are introducing drones to help students working towards qualifications such as T Levels and HTQs.

Flying A Drone From A Boat: 10 Top Tips

10 top tips for flying a drone from a boat and over the water. Tips include calibrating all sensors (compass and IMU) on land, elevating the take-off platform if the deck has high metal content, and be aware of the risk of GNSS multipathing. Read the full list.

DJI Dock: Building Your Safety Case And UK BVLOS Pathway

How to build a safety case to operate the DJI Dock drone in a box, from VLOS through to BVLOS drone deployment. heliguy™ can support each organisation's pathway, including OSC consultancy, BVLOS experience and EVLOS training modules.

Heliguy Wins Armed Forces Talent Award

heliguy™ wins the Excellence In Supporting Armed Forces Talent award. The honour was presented at the CIPD North East of England HR&D Awards, recognising the work heliguy™ does to support the Armed Forces community, including being an employer of ex-military personnel.

Heliguy to deliver Ofqual Level 5 Award for drone training

heliguy™ will deliver the new TQUK Level 5 Award for UAS Operations Managers. The course provides candidates with the skills and knowledge to lead an enterprise drone programme and includes an optional EVLOS module. heliguy™ will also deliver the TQUK Level 4 Award, which is an advanced version of the GVC. Both courses are Ofqual-regulated.

UK Drone Laws 2024: Where can I fly?

UK drone laws explained. In-depth guide to where you can fly, A2 CofC and GVC drone training, FPV drone laws, UK drone registration, when you need an Operating Safety Case (OSC), drone privacy and best drone apps.

heliguy™ Shortlisted For Training Award at Airwards

heliguy™ is in the running to win a prize at Airwards after being shortlisted in the Training and Certification category. This category recognises companies and organisations who are delivering world-class training and certification. Airwards is a global awards programme championing the drone industry.

heliguy™ Drone Operations Manual Meets Highest Industry Standards

    heliguy™ Operations Manual framework judged to meet the highest drone industry standards. IQ Verify has endorsed it against the requirements of BS ISO 21384-3: 2019 –a robust UAS safety and quality standard. This will benefit heliguy™ GVC and PfCO to GVC candidates, and Operations Manual renewals.

heliguy™ Expands Drone Training Team With Former Royal Navy Pilot

    heliguy™ has further expanded its drone training team with the addition of Martin Young –a former Royal Navy helicopter pilot and commercial drone operator who has logged in excess of 500 flight hours with rotary and fixed-wing aircraft.

The heliguy™ Drone Assistive Programme

The heliguy™ Drone Assistive Programme empowers in-house commercial drone programmes and bridges capability gaps to ensure pilots have the confidence and competency to conduct complex, industry-specific missions.

Interview with heliguy™ Fixed-Wing Drone Pilot and Training Instructor

Meet heliguy™ instructor Mark Blaney, who has 13 years of experience in the drone industry. A fixed-wing drone specialist and instructor, Mark has deployed UAS in Afghanistan for the British Army, utilised drones for mine clearance in Kosovo, and has 1,500+ flight hours.

Heliguy's Drone Operations Manual Renewal Service Helps Mountain Rescue Team

    heliguy™'s Operations Manual renewal service has enhanced the life-saving capabilities of Buxton Mountain Rescue Team –helping to upgrade the document to enable nighttime drone flights.