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Do you need a CAA Drone License or PfCO after July 1st 2020?

March 3, 2020

In the UK, there has always been a requirement to have permission from the Civil Aviation Authority, to operate a drone commercially.

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What are the latest references required in my Operations Manual for 2020?

March 2, 2020

Keeping on top of when the CAA update their CAP documents can be a full-time job sometimes! But being a professional drone operator it comes as part of the job. There are only a few documents that...

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How to survive a CAA Drone PfCO / Operational Authorisation Audit!

March 1, 2020

The CAA is now beginning to audit at least 5% of all PfCO (soon to be GVC / Operational Authorisation) permission holders and being prepared is key! An audit can be quite a daunting prospect and...

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Mastering DJI drone flying skills

February 29, 2020

DJI have spent years developing their control systems to produce multi-rotor drones which are incredibly easy to fly and ultra-reliable. Generally, consumers tend to be critical when voicing their...

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The CAA's new A2 CofC Drone Training Course and the DJI Mavic Mini - Is it the ULTIMATE Combo?

February 28, 2020

When the CAA Announced the changes to the new Drone Regulations in December 2019, there was a lot of negativity from the drone community; particularly those who have paid for their Drone 'license'...

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Five Top Tips to help you confidently pass your CAA Drone Flight Test

February 27, 2020

As an experienced UAVHUB flight instructor/examiner, I’m often surprised at some students inability to complete the Operational Evaluation confidently after doing the theoretical part of their...

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The UK Drone Licenses - What are they and do you Need One?

February 26, 2020

Until the 1st July 2020, to operate a drone 'commercially' in the UK, you MUST have a Permission for Commercial Operation ( PfCO ) from the UK Civil Aviation Authority ( UK CAA ).

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How long is the CAA GVC ( General VLOS Certificate) Drone Training valid for?

February 25, 2020

On the 1st July 2020, the CAA's current drone training and qualification system changes significantly. For the last 5 years, drone pilots have needed to get a Permission for Commercial Operation (...

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Which Drone Course should you choose in 2020?

February 24, 2020

After 1st July 2020, the only two courses that you will be able to do are a GVC drone course and an A2 CofC drone course.

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UAVHUB starts to deliver the A2 CofC Drone Course

February 11, 2020

Now that UAVHUB is officially a CAA Recognised Assessment Entity (RAE) and the first to achieve this, we can now start to deliver the A2 CofC (Certificate of Competency) drone course.

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