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CAA Proposes Extension To Drone Provisions In Open Category

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.

DJI Zenmuse H20N Vs H20T

Comparison between the DJI Zenmuse H20N and H20T payloads for the DJI M300 RTK drone. Find out which is best for your drone operations.

Heliguy Partners With Venari To Develop Drone Support Vehicle

heliguy™ partners with industry-leading emergency vehicle manufacturer Venari to develop a dedicated drone support vehicle. The custom modified Ford Ranger is specifically designed for enterprise drone operations with a suite of integrated features and space for a DJI Dock drone in a box solution.

DJI M300 RTK: Still The Go To Drone For Multiple Enterprise Operations

The DJI M300 RTK is a powerful and versatile enterprise drone. It is ideal for high-precision drone surveying, including LiDAR, and can carry a range of payloads, such as thermal, zoom, spotlights, speakers, gas detection units and agricultural sensors.

DJI Dock: An Innovative Drone In A Box Solution

The DJI Dock is a revolutionary drone in a box solution. Learn about its key features which enable drones to fly with greater autonomy.

Key Features Of DJI FlightHub 2 Drone Management Software

In-depth guide to DJI FlightHub 2, including key features, how it improves real-time team-wide communication, why it is good for public safety and inspection drone missions, and how it compares to the original FlightHub.

DJI M30 Series vs M300 RTK vs Mavic 2 Enterprise Advanced

In-depth comparison between the DJI M30 Series, M300 RTK and Mavic 2 Enterprise Advanced, including flight time, IP rating, safety features, controllers and design. Find out which DJI Enterprise drone platform is best for your operations.

DJI Release M30 And Drone In A Box

    DJI releases the DJI Matrice 30 drone and drone in a box solution. The M30 has multi-camera capabilities while the DJI Dock enables autonomous drone deployment and charging. DJI also releases FlightHub 2 –a cloud-based flight planning and fleet management solution.

H20N Night Vision Camera For DJI M300 RTK

    DJI has unveiled the H20N –a new payload with night vision. The sensor, for the M300 RTK drone, also has thermal, zoom and laser rangefinder capabilities. It is ideal for search and rescue, public safety and security missions in low-light environments.

How Drone In A Box Will Transform Autonomous Deployment

How the drone in a box concept will transform autonomous drone deployment. A drone deploying automatically from a docking station has major benefits for the commercial and enterprise drone industry.

Drone Spotlight Comparison: GL60 Plus Vs Z15

In-depth comparison between the CZI GL60 Plus and Wingsland Z15 drone spotlights, with sample footage and imagery. Find out which one is most effective in our in-depth comparison.

Flybotix Launches New Drone Inspection Software

Flybotix launches new inspection software for the ASIO caged drone. ASIO 2.0 features 3D map generation, POI localisation, video and 3D map synchronisation and real temperature monitoring. Use the software to measure distances and locate defects within confined spaces and GPS-denied environments.

Drone Mapping The Angel Of The North

Incredible 3D model of the Angel of the North. The iconic North East landmark was drone mapped using the DJI M300 RTK and P1 photogrammetry camera.

Pioneering Drone Survey Accuracy Project Now Live

UPDATE: The second stage of a ground-breaking drone surveying study is live and practitioners and researchers are encouraged to take part and process the datasets. The EuroSDR project centres on drone accuracy, especially without ground control, and includes DJI drone surveying solutions.

British Transport Police Using Drones For Railway Safety And Security

British Transport Police trials drones to improve safety and security on the UK's railways. The drones are being deployed to combat cable and equipment theft, deter trespassers and tackle graffiti hotspots. BTP says the trial is going well.

DJI Transmission Systems – Wi-Fi, OcuSync & Lightbridge

Heliguy compares the DJI transmission systems including Wi-Fi-, OcuSync and Lightbridge. Find out which one is best and how to get the best range out of your drone

Why Use SLAM For Surveying?

In-depth guide to SLAM, including its advantages for surveying, the difference between visual and LiDAR SLAM, and how it can be used for different applications. heliguy™ has partnered with GeoSLAM to offer the ZEB Horizon, which can be mounted to drones like the DJI M300 RTK.

heliguy™ Becomes UK Supplier Of Flybotix ASIO Confined Space Inspection Drone

heliguy™ has partnered with Swiss technology firm Flybotix to become UK supplier of the ASIO indoor inspection drone. The collision-proof platform is ideal for confined space inspection and reaching hard-to-access locations, collecting accurate data efficiently and safely.

DJI M300 RTK and P1 Camera Now Compatible With Site Scan Flight

The DJI M300 RTK drone and Zenmuse P1 photogrammetry camera are now compatible with Esri Site Scan Flight. New features on the app also include enhanced mission planning. heliguy™ and Esri UK are partners, delivering an end-to-end UAS solution for the AEC industry.

DJI Zenmuse P1 Creates Incredible 3D Heritage Model

DJI Zenmuse P1 photogrammetry camera used to build highly-detailed 3D model of historic monument, as part of repair and maintenance plans. Surveys shows the value of using drones for conservation.