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Includes drone news, tech support, regulation updates, industry news and much more to keep you at the heart of the drone industry! 

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      Why the A2 Certificate of Competency (A2 CofC) is the BEST qualification for recreational drone pilots

      Many recreational drone flyers believe that the new regulations will 'ruin' the hobby for them, this is why I'm going...

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      How do I renew my CAA Operator ID?

      If your CAA Drone Operator ID is due for renewal we can point you in the right direction to renew your Operator ID

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      A1 and A2 Transitional Provision end dates for Legacy Aircraft delayed

      The transitional period for legacy aircraft has been extended and will now run until 1st January 2020 instead of...

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      UK CAA to delay introduction of new EASA drone regulations

      The UK CAA is set to delay the applicability of the forthcoming EU UAS Implementing Regulation to beyond the original 1...

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      5 Things you need to know about owning & flying drones in the UK in 2020

      While drones have become more reliable and more capable, they have also created new risks and the need for regulation...

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      The DMARES - What is it and who does it affect?

      The intended purpose of the DMARES is to educate modellers and drone operators of the basic rules and regulations...but...

      Advice

      The Guide to Flight Restriction Zones (FRZ)

      If you plan on flying your drones near airports or any airfields (military included) then you need to be aware of the...

      News

      Do you need a CAA Drone License or PfCO after 31st December 2020

      With the removal of the requirement to hold a PfCO to fly commercially from 31st December 2020, we look at what type of...

      Insider

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

      The A2 CofC drone training course and the DJI Mavic Mini id the best combination to fly in the open category when the...

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

      Until the 1st July 2020, to operate a drone 'commercially' in the UK, you MUST have a PfCO from the UK CAA but what...

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      What is the A2 CofC (Certificate of Competency) and how can I fly my drones from 1st July 2020? We break it all down...

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      What can we do with our Drones and Aircraft which don’t have any class and CE marking after 1st July 2020 in the Open...

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      We take you through the new Open Category and associated aircraft and qualifications (A2 CofC) which come into force on...

      News

      From 1 July 2020 the CAA is adopting the new EU regulations regarding drones. PfCO Standard Permissions will sit as...

      News

      The UK CAA Drone and Model Aircraft Registration Service (DMARES) officially goes live at midnight tonight.

      Insider

      The CAA has announced the the The UK’s new Drone and Model Aircraft Registration and Education Service will go live on...

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      To fly under Standard Permissions you must do all of the required pre-requisite planning and paperwork as required in...

      News

      On the 1st October 2019 the CAA is due to start accepting applications for the UK drone registration scheme for drones...

      Advice

      How do you fly closer to people and buildings with your drone and how do you define control? We take a look at the CAP...

      Insider

      You do not have to pay to fly your drone within an airports FRZ you only have to get permission, however, some airports...

      News

      CAP 722 now defines that the 50m rule is a bubble, not a cylinder. You can also directly overfly people and structures...

      Insider

      On 20th February, the UK CAA formally announced that the United Kingdom Government published an amendment to the UK Air...

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      The UK CAA has announced an update to the Drone Code for 2019 to reflect the changes in legislation. We take you...

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      From 13 March it will be illegal to fly a drone within three miles (5 kilometres) of an airport, rather than the...