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Update DJI Inspire 1 Firmware – Tutorials and Advice
Step by step guide on how to update the DJI Inspire 1 Firmware using DJI Go or an SD Card.
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DJI Mavic 2 Enterprise Advanced Vs Parrot ANAFI USA
The DJI Mavic 2 Enterprise Advanced and Parrot ANAFI USA are 4K camera drones for public safety and inspection. But how do they compare? Find out in this comparison.
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New UK Drone Laws: Can I Use My PfCO?
Valid PfCO holders will be able to operate under a special authorisation from December 31, 2020; This authorisation aligns the PfCO with the new Operational Authorisation, as part of new drone rules; The aim is to ensure that the relevant UAS operators will all hold the same privileges; The special authorisation amends aspects of the PfCO. Valid PfCOs will be amended to bring them into line with the Operational Authorisation – as part of new drone laws. The regulations are set to start in the UK and throughout Europe on Thursday, December 31, 2020. As part of the new rules,...
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New CSM Radar Collision Avoidance System For DJI M300 RTK
CSM Radar for M300 RTK can detect thin obstacles, such as wires and branches; System can detect objects up to 30 metres away and has 360° coverage; Radar functions at night and has IP45 rating, providing safer flights across a larger range of missions; Augments the drone's built-in sensors to enhance situational awareness; The drone will brake if it gets too close to obstacles. The M300 RTK is DJI's safest enterprise drone to date - and it is just about to get even safer, thanks to the imminent release of the CSM Radar. This sophisticated object detection system can identify...
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DJI Mavic 2 Enterprise Advanced vs Dual vs Zoom
Drastically upgraded thermal and visual sensors, new RTK capabilities, and optimised flight performance - the DJI Mavic 2 Enterprise Advanced is a huge step up from previous generations. Take a look at how it compares to the Enterprise Dual and Zoom models.
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DJI Launch Mavic 2 Enterprise Advanced Drone
DJI has unveiled the Mavic 2 Enterprise Advanced - which features powerful thermal and visual sensors, RTK capabilities, and up to 32x zoom. This new drone is the latest addition to the Mavic 2 Enterprise Series and features some key upgrades to set it apart. These crucial enhancements make the Mavic 2 Enterprise Advanced a powerful tool for complex missions throughout public safety, search and rescue, and industrial inspections. Key features include: HD 640 x 512 px radiometric thermal resolution camera 48MP visual camera 1/2" CMOS sensor Capture HD and 4K video 32x digital zoom and 16x thermal zoom Equip...
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FPV Drone Laws In The UK
FPV drone flying, and the use of goggles, is legal in the UK - but certain rules need to be followed; Having a competent observer beside the remote pilot is currently an integral part of the permission; Under new drone laws - starting on December 31, 2020 - FPV flights can be conducted in the Open and Specific categories; Association members of drone and model aircraft clubs will be afforded greater flexibilities for FPV flights and drone racing, under the Article 16 Operational Authorisation. Exhilarating, exciting, and immersive – the popularity of FPV (first-person view) drones has soared in recent...
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Drone Crash Cover: Heliguy Repair Refresh vs DJI Care Refresh
Heliguy Repair Refresh and DJI Care Refresh are drone crash cover policies; Heliguy Repair Refresh is a one-off payment (policy and repair/replacement); DJI Care Refresh has a policy fee, plus additional replacement fees; Depending on the plan, DJI Care Refresh can cover multiple replacements over two years; Heliguy Repair Refresh offers one repair over a 12-month period. Buying a drone, gimbal or camera is a big and important investment. The last thing you want is that equipment getting damaged or broken. But sometimes, accidents happen. To give you peace of mind and to ensure you can receive a repair or...
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UK Drone Laws 2021: Where can I fly?
So, you’ve bought a drone, or you’re thinking of purchasing one. Among the key considerations is how to fly legally and safely in the UK. This guide to UK drone regulations and registration will help. The article reflects the changes to drone rules which came into force in the UK and throughout Europe on December 31, 2020. UK Drone Laws: At A Glance Here are some key points to know, before reading about the rules in more depth. Three new operational categories: Open (geared to hobbyists/some commercial users), Specific (mainly enterprise drone pilots), Certified (very high-risk operations). Open Category divided...
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EU Drone Regulations, Licences And Training
New drone laws have started throughout Europe to help define the safe operation of UAS in European skies (EU and EASA Member States). One of the key changes is that they adopt a risk-based approach. Therefore, they do not distinguish between recreational or commercial flights. Instead, the weight and specifications of the drone, as well as the operation, are factors which shape which drone licence you need and where you can fly. This blog offers an overview of the new EU drone rules. Click the link for a more specific article on UK drone laws which have also changed to...
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UK Drone Registration Theory Test Guide
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...
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Best DJI Drones For Surveying
Drone mapping collects accurate data - quickly and safely. But what is the best surveying drone? Find out in our guide to DJI mapping drones.
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Asset Management With DJI Drones
City of Henderson Engineering Department, USA, says the DJI Phantom 4 RTK mapping drone is a 'valuable tool' for asset management and city planning.
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Brexit Impacts New Drone Laws
New A2 CofC and GVC drone qualifications obtained in the UK will not be able to be used in EU member countries, the CAA has said.
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WingtraOne Fixed-wing Drone Available At Heliguy
The WingtraOne fixed-wing drone has been added to the HELIGUY.com™ product portfolio - offering a BVLOS-ready, VTOL solution to aerial mapping clients.
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OSC Consultancy Launched By Heliguy
An Operating Safety Case (OSC) consultancy is available at Heliguy, to help commercial drone pilots obtain special permissions from the UK CAA.
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Convert Your PfCO To A GVC
Heliguy is running a PfCO to GVC Conversion Course, enabling commercial drone pilots to benefit from updated provisions as part of the new UK drone laws.
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How to Prepare for DJI Mini 2 Flight
Learn how to take flight with your new DJI Mini 2 with this fast Heliguy™ tutorial. Plan, prepare and organise a safe flight with ease.
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How to Prepare for DJI Inspire 2 Flight: Inspire 2 Flight Preparation Tutorial
Learn how to prepare for an Inspire 2 flight with this fast Heliguy™ tutorial. You'll learn everything you need to know to get your started professionally.
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Can DJI Drones Be Retrospectively CE Class Marked?
Current DJI drones could receive retrospective CE class markings to enable pilots to enjoy greater freedoms under new European drone laws.
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DJI Mini 2: How to Wake and Charge the Battery
Charging the DJI Mini 2 has never been easier with the Intelligent Flight Battery and Battery Charging Hub.
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