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    Advice

    The most significant step to shooting better photography is switching your camera settings off automatic and start to...

    Training

    A lot of us believe that bigger is better, however, as the saying goes, it's not what you've got it's what you do with...

    News

    We're excited to announce that due to demand and the expansion of the ICARUS course we are now hosting our drone...

    News

    On 1st - 2nd December 2018 the Fly ICARUS Team headed off to the NEC in Birmingham to exhibit and promote our PfCO...

    Insider

    Flock have partnered with ICARUS, a leading commercial flight school in the UK, to provide free drone insurance to...

    How to write an Operating Safety Case

    How much does it cost to get an OSC? Matt Williams takes a high-level look at the costs associated with creating your...

    News

    Our best Black Friday Sale on Drone PfCO Courses has now started and runs until Cyber Monday on 26th November 2018....

    Advice

    The Drone Code is an abbreviated summary of the rules and regulations of flying SUAS and UAVs in the UK. It is compiled...

    Start-up business

    Find out everything you need to know about how to get a Drone license from the CAA. We take you through the Theory...

    News

    New firmware updates are now available for users of DJI TB50 and TB55 batteries to enhance the battery management...

    Safety Notice

    The CAA have issued a safety notice on DJI TB50 and TB55 batteries which affects Inspire 2 & Matrice 200 Series...

    Insider

    The ICARUS E-Learning Resource Library is designed to support students along their PfCO journey. A great resource to...

    DJI

    The CAA has released a safety notice to all users of the DJI Matrice 200 to warn people of in-flight power failures.

    Insider

    Are modern drones taking the skill away people used to have to gain when building remote-controlled aircraft? Drone...

    Matt Williams

    What are the main elements the CAA look for in an OSC Application? There are three main themes which you will need to...

    Matt Williams

    In very basic terms, an operating safety case is a document, created by a commercial drone operator which allows them...

    Matt Williams

    As more and more commercial drone operators enter the industry in the UK, how do you make yourself stand out from all...

    DJI

    Learn how to charge the DJI Mavic 2 Flight Controller and the Intelligent Battery. With some unusal connectors and...

    News

    ICARUS™ 1 is our short drone course designed for hobbyists and enthusiasts who want to learn about the rule and...

    Whitepapers

    Matt Williams, the International Authority on Drones and Founder of the ICARUS Drone Training Course takes an in-depth...

    Advice

    How many flight hours need to be logged with my drone for my Operational Authorisation renewal?

    When you are re-applying for your Operational Authorisation from the CAA you need to have logged a minimum 2 hours of...

    News

    Aerial Motion Pictures - Fly ICARUS have re-launched their online shop selling DJI Drones and accessories with more...

    Reviews

    The DJI Mavic 2 Pro and DJI Mavic 2 Zoom has arrived. Check out all it's amazing features as the Mavic 2 becomes the...

    Advice

    We take a look at how long does it take to get your Drone License (or PfCO) from the CAA and what steps are required....

    Insider

    Drones under 20 kg can now fly within 50 metres of a congested area if you hold a valid PfCO. Read the blog to find out...

    Insider

    As of the 30th July 2018 the CAA enforced new legislation through an amendment to the Air Navigation Order (ANO) for...

    Advice

    The Lithium Polymer (LiPo) battery, provides a large amount of power for drones in a low pack weight and can be made in...

    Advice

    Vortex Ring affects all rotary based aircraft, including Drones. It can cause total loss of control and, ultimately,...

    Advice

    DJI have some 'Zones' that maintain safe airspace for all users and the general public when flying their aircraft. They...

    Advice

    Struggling to find your Cover Note with Flock Cover to fly your drone? We've done you a step by step guide on how to...

    Insider

    The Air Navigation Order (ANO) is due to receive an amendment that affects the operation of small unmanned aircraft...

    Start-up business

    Do you own or work for a media & design business? Check our guide on how you can easily add drone services to your...

    Advice

    11 Items every drone pilot should have in their flight safety box

    Items that every UAV pilot needs in their flight safety box, as advised by Aerial Motion Pictures

    Advice

    How do you handle the public when flying a drone? We give you some top tips on how to deal with the situation

    News

    Do our even faster fast track ICARUS Pro 2 Day drone course with Aerial Motion Pictures with courses run up and down...

    Insider

    DJI is about to announce a new drone. Will it be the much anticipated DJI Mavic Pro II (2)? We take a look at some of...

    Start-up business

    Fly ICARUS breaks down the route to PfCO and how much getting the 'drone license' costs. From theory through to the...

    Advice

    Aerial Motion Pictures realised on site that their DJI Inspire 2 drone wouldn't fly due to compass issues, with a...

    News

    The latest Parrot drone has been released, the ANAFI. Is the ANAFI drone the aircraft that will take DJI's crown off...

    Insider

    On 30th May 2018 the government announced a number of new rules and future proposals as part of their wider Drone Bill....

    Start-up business

    As the drone industry continues to evolve, we take a look at what it takes to become a heavy lift drone pilot so you...

    Insider

    Drone pilot Tom recently spent over a week out at sea flying a UAV inspecting offshore wind turbines. As the renewable...

    DJI has released an upgraded version of the Phantom 4 Pro. Should you upgrade to V2.0? We take a look and see what's...

    News

    Fly ICARUS is excited to announce that we can now offer interest-free finance on all our PfCO Drone Courses. We have...

    News

    The CAA have just switched to a new Drone Permissions Application Process. Want to know more? Fly ICARUS founder and...

    News

    The CAA have just announced an update to the Drone Permissions Application Process and we're adjusting our training...

    News

    The CAA have just announced an update to the Drone Permissions Application Process. Want to know more? Fly ICARUS...

    Advice

    Find out which MFT lenses work with DJI's Zenmuse X5S camera

    Start-up business

    Camera Operator Adam Georgiou takes you through which DJI Drone is best suited for filming, whether it's for...

    News

    If you want to get your drone night rating permissions but don't have the time to do classroom training, ICARUS have...

    Insider

    As of 1st April 2018 the CAA increased the costs for all drone application submissions. We give you the break down on...

    Insider

    Tom Pattison, Aerial Motion Pictures' deputy chief pilot, gives his honest and impartial first impressions on his DJI...

    Advice

    Do you want to find out who are the best drone flight schools in the UK? We take you through all the key aspects you...

    News

    The CAA have just released a new version of the CAP 393 - The Air Navigation Order, for 2018... Want to know what the...

    Advice

    Learn about how to fly your drone in a town or city from professional uav operators and learn about what is deemed a...

    Training

    Do you need practical drone training or are you looking to get your Permission for Commercial Operation? Read on to...

    Advice

    The CAA have announced the increases in the PfCO costs for the 2018/19 Financial Year... Want to know what they have...

    News

    After such a fantastic experience last year during our debut at The Photography Show, we decided to make a return for...

    Advice

    7 Tips to help your Drone Business stand out from the crowd!

    Find out how to use a few simple strategies to create an effective website for your drone services! Here we have...

    Advice

    Do you need a PfCO to fly for your own Company around your own buildings or site? Fly ICARUS founder and Chief...

    Insider

    We take you through how to convert your pilot license to a drone license and if you require any more training.

    Start-up business

    How much does it cost to set up a drone business?

    UAVHUB CEO Matt Williams guides us through what is required to set up a drone business & how to get a jump start on...

    Insider

    We break down what similarities the drone courses and UAV training have in the UK and what makes Fly ICARUS different.

    Insider

    Find out what the drone laws are in the UK for aircraft under 7 kg for people without a Permission for Commercial...

    Insider

    What Drone Insurance Do I Need To Start A Business

    Find out what drone insurance you need when starting a Drone Business or adding UAV aircraft to your existing business.

    Insider

    How Much Does a CAA Drone License Cost?

    We break down the process of attaining your PfCO to find out how much a CAA Drone License costs, from the course itself...

    Insider

    How Do I Get the Landowners Permission to Fly My Drone

    Are you struggling to find out how to get the landowners permission to fly your drone? This article will help to steer...

    How to Fly Your Drone in a City Without an OSC

    Learn how to fly your drone commercially in a congested area without an Operating Safety Case (OSC) by using effective...

    Case Studies

    Why do you need a drone license and is it a legal requirement for what I want to do? We look at a few scenarios and ask...

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