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Arsenal FC's Top-Flight Phantom Footballers

Arsenal Football Club's Academy use DJI Phantom drones to record footballer training sessions from the air to help tactical analysis.

The DJI Ronin-M: the Lighter Stabiliser

The DJI Ronin-M is a lightweight version of the DJI Ronin gimbal handheld camera stabiliser and is ideal for DSLRs and smaller video cameras.

Drone Zones Safe Flying Site App

Drone Zones safe flying site app shows pilots the best and safest flying locations around the world. Developed by Simon Newton and Newcastle University.

Thermal camera for DJI Inspire 1

Thermal camera for DJI Inspire 1 is now available in resolution of 336 X 256 from Heliguy. Call 0191 296 1024 to discuss the new upgrade.

Freefly Alta Pro filming drone arriving in August

The hotly anticipated professional hexacopter, the Freefly ALTA, is due to be released in August. Place your deposit for £700 with Heliguy.

Cold Batteries Hit Drone Flight Times

Effects of cold temperatures on lithium polymer (lipo) drone batteries research by Heliguy and Northumbria University.

Royal Television Society Drone Event

Heliguy attended the Royal Television Society drone event in Newcastle which was presented by Mark Batey and Horizon AP's Paddy and Jack.

Fastest Trained UAV Pilot in the UK

Heliguy run a joint commercial drone pilot course and think we have the fastest trained UAV pilot in the UK on our course in Newcastle.

DJI Phantom 3 Crashes: How to Avoid

Want to avoid DJI Phantom 3 crashes? We explain the basics to see your drone crash free, and if you do crash then our DJI Phantom 3 repair centre is here.

DJI Inspire 1 FPV Upgrade

DJI Inspire 1 FPV upgrade is now available from Heliguy. We can fit this as a retrofit for £325 with 7" monitor, 20mw transmitter and a new nose cone.

DJI Matrice 100 & DJI Guidance Announced

DJI Matrice 100 (M100) announced for SDK developers. Check our all of the specs and images of the quadcopter and the DJI Guidance which was also announced.

UK DJI Inspire 1 Repair Centre Available Now

DJI Inspire 1 repair service will launch at Heliguy. Get your crash damage repaired by DJI experts and within the UK for a fast turnaround.

DJI Matrix 100 Rumour Mill (DJI Matrice 100)

    The rumour mill is working overtime with news of a new quadcopter from DJI –the Matrix 100. Read more about the possible DJI Matrix 100 quadcopter.

Live Broadcast Using Unmanned Aerial Systems

So what are we up to at present? Heliguy are working with Live Broadcast companies including RaceTech, the company behind the footage for Channel 4 Racing.

Professional UAV Redundancy

In any other professional environment, having a redundancy is key. The bulk of our clients are photographers who know all too well about having backup kit.

Finding Somewhere To Fly

Now that the weather is improving I have enjoyed finding new places to fly. Here are a few tips I use to fly safe and find good filming locations.

Heliguy Proud to be Presenting at Maker Faire, Newcastle

Heliguy will be supporting Maker Faire at Centre for Life in Newcastle at the end of April. Learn how to fly your DJI Phantom 3 responsibly.

DJI Phantom 3 Professional VS Phantom 3 Advanced

What are the differences between DJI Phantom 3 Professional and Phantom 3 Advanced. We look at the camera and the battery charger.

Freefly ALTA RTF Multirotor Released at NAB, Las Vegas

Freefly ALTA is announced by Freefly at NAB, Las Vegas. The Freefly ALTA is a Ready-To-Fly multi-copter which can carry cinema cameras such as Red Epic.

DJI Phantom 3 Announced at 'Experience Wonder' show

DJI release a new DJI Phantom 3! Comes with 4K camera and lightbridge. Keep up to date here and we will let you know everything as we attend the live steam.