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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: 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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Matrice 300 RTK: Smart Inspection Set Waypoints and Live Mission Recording
Learn how to use the sophisticated DJI M300 RTK Smart Inspection mode now. It's been built to maximise efficiency and provide accurate data capture.
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FLIR Distribution Agreement With Heliguy
HELIGUY.com™ announces FLIR distribution agreement to equip commercial UAS programmes with thermal cameras for drones, such as the Vue TZ20.
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Revised CAP 722: Updates To The New UK Drone Laws
New guidance issued by the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) highlights key updates to UK drone rules which are set to start at the end of 2020.
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DJI Launches Mini 2 4K Camera Drone
The DJI Mini 2 is a follow up to the Mavic Mini. It can shoot 4K video, has OcuSync 2.0, a superior transmission distance, and a range of intelligent modes
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DJI Mini 2 Drone v Mavic Mini
DJI has launched the Mini 2 drone. But how does it compare to its predecessor, the Mavic Mini? Find out in this in-depth comparison blog.
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