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A1 and A2 Transitional Provision end dates for Legacy Aircraft delayed

June 9, 2020

Due to the current global Covid-19 pandemic, the EU Commission has agreed to postpone the introduction of the new EU Regulation package until 31st December 2020 (originally scheduled for 1st July...

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Delay to the applicability date of EU UAS Regulation to 31 December 2020

June 5, 2020

We have just had official notification that the UK CAA is pushing back the implementation of the EU UAS regulation package from the 1st November 2020 to the 31st December 2020.

 

 

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CAA to delay adoption of the EU UAS regulations until (at least) 1st November 2020

April 27, 2020
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Is the Parrot ANAFI range the perfect drone to combine with an A2 CofC?

April 10, 2020
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UK CAA to delay introduction of new EASA drone regulations

April 9, 2020
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The UK is leaving EASA, what does this mean for the Drone Industry?

March 11, 2020

 

On 06 March 2020, UK State Secretary for Transportation Grant Shapps told the Aviation Week Network that the UK was leaving EASA, the European Union Aviation Safety Agency.

 

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

March 7, 2020

DMARES - Drone and Model Aircraft Registration and Education Service. It's a mouth full and you have to wonder if the UK Civil Aviation Authority who presented this scheme to the aeromodelling...

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Have you missed the Drone Gold Rush?

March 6, 2020

 

Was there such a thing as a drone gold rush? Does it still exist or have you missed the boat? In this blog, we will discuss the importance of this subject and break down each stage to try and...

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A2 CofC drone regulations - C2 Certified Aircraft and the 1:1 Rule

March 5, 2020

There is a lot of interest in the incoming new EASA drone regulations. More specifically, in the brand new A2 CofC permission which promises to open the skies to drone operators in ways never...

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PfCO vs. GVC vs. A2 CofC - Which is best for you?

March 4, 2020

 

As most people are now aware, the regulations controlling commercial drone operations in the United Kingdom are changing on 31st December 2020. UAVHUB have made every effort to keep the...

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

February 26, 2020

Until the 1st November 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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UAVHUB becomes the UK's FIRST Drone Recognised Assessment Entity (RAE)

February 7, 2020

On the 6th February 2020, we at UAVHUB received an email containing our Recognised Assessment Entity (RAE) Certificate, officially allowing us to start delivering GVC drone courses and A2 CofC...

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Can I fly FPV Drones after the EU UAS Regulations come in July 2020?

January 23, 2020

We've been asked a number of times whether the provision to allow Remote Pilots to fly FPV will be available after 1st July 2020. The answer to this is yes and it will be very similar to the...

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Can I fly my DJI Mavic 2 Pro after 1st July 2020 - EU Drone Regulation

December 20, 2019

After the 1st July 2020, you will still be able to fly your DJI Mavic 2 Pro (or any aircraft under 25kg MTOM) under the same conditions that are currently in place today.

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What is the A2 CofC (A2 Certificate of Competency)?

December 16, 2019

As part of the new EU Drone Regulations coming in on 1st July 2020, we will be introduced to 3 new Categories. The Open Category, the Specific Category and the Certified Category.

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