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DJI Air 2S vs Mavic Air 2 vs DJI Mavic 2 Pro
How does the new DJI Air 2S drone compare to the Mavic Air 2 and Mavic 2 Pro? Find out in this in-depth comparison, looking at key specs, the cameras and other features.
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DJI Drone Rescues Missing People
Watch footage showing the moment a DJI drone and thermal camera helped rescue six missing people from treacherous duneland - finding them in less than five minutes.
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UK Drone Laws: An In-depth Guide
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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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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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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End-to-End Drone Workflow With Esri UK And Heliguy
HELIGUY.com™ partners with Esri UK to offer an end-to-end drone solution for the AEC industry, based on drone supply, training and Site Scan software.
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Best Counter-UAV Methods
Guide to the best anti-drone technology. Drone defence and drone detection methods include DJI AeroScope, anti-drone guns, and jamming.
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Heliguy Selling GeoSLAM Drone LiDAR Sensor
Drone specialist HELIGUY.com™ has partnered with geospatial technology expert GeoSLAM to provide a drone LiDAR solution.
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Tactical BVLOS Waivers For First Responders
The FAA has issued guidance to help U.S. first responders apply for Tactical BVLOS drone waivers to enable beyond visual line of sight flights.
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UK Drone Fees 2020/21: Commercial Pilot Price Guide
Charges to apply for, or renew, Standard Permissions will stay the same; There is a fee for Standard Scenario (STS) applications, but CAA has said that it will not be implementing STS for the foreseeable future; CAA announces further delay to the start of the 2020/21 Scheme of Charges. Commercial drone pilots are reminded that...
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Global Drone Market Will Grow To $42 billion By 2025
Global drone market to climb to almost $43 billion by 2025, according to a new report; Asia is leading the way, with large growth forecast; A rise in drone deliveries is expected, especially with the likes of Amazon aiming to maximise this opportunity; Commercial drone sales are predicted to more than double by 2025. The...
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Heliguy Partners with Excelerate Technology
Drone specialist Heliguy partners with Excelerate - a leader in resilient communications technology - to provide solutions for real-time incident response.
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Is US Drone-grounding A Classic Case of Smoke And Mirrors?
US Department of Interior grounds drone programme for 'security concerns', but DJI says this masks politically-motivated agenda to reduce market competition.
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Call For Drone Inspections In New York After Architect Death
DJI shows New York City officials how M210 RTK drone can improve safety - amid calls to legalise drone use for building inspections after Erica Tishman death.
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A Year In Drones: Heliguy Review Of 2019
Installing drone defence at Gatwick Airport, winning a place on a £2.6million Network Rail framework, and launching in the USA - Heliguy has had a busy 2019.
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WATCH: Incredible Drone Footage Of Seal Pup Count
DJI Mavic 2 Pro and DJI Phantom 4 Pro drones, supplied by DJI Gold Partner Heliguy, used to help count seal pups in a safer, quicker and less disruptive way.
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DJI Phantom Drone Series Among Gadgets Of The Decade
Heliguy has sold the DJI Phantom series since the start in 2013. Now, TIME and The Verge have named the DJI Phantom as one of the best bits of tech in the 2010s.
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Heliguy Black Friday 2019 Deals
Prices slashed on DJI Osmo Pocket, Mavic 2 Pro, Osmo Action, Tello drone, Ronin-S, and Osmo Mobile 3. Also save £200 on Heliguy PfCO drone training course.
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Heliguy Hires GIS And Drone Mapping Expert
Ben Sangster is a DJI Phantom 4 RTK expert, will provide support on drone software DroneDeploy, Pix4D and 3DR, and focus on photogrammetry, surveying and LiDAR.
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Controversial UK Drone Registration Fee Reduced
The annual fee to register your drone has been reduced after industry pressure. Read our guide to find out about the new UK drone laws and how they apply to you.
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