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      PfCO vs GVC vs OA - What's the difference? JARGON BUSTER

      What's the difference between the PfCO, GVC and an OE. Check out this jargon buster to find out which drone permissions...

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

      Official notification that the UK CAA is pushing back the implementation of the EU UAS regulation package from the 1...

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      Flight Tests for PfCO and GVC to resume

      Based on the government guidance, we have decided to recommence Flight Examinations for both the PfCO and GVC drone...

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

      The CAA will delay adopting the EU UAS regulations until the 1st November 2020.

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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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      Proving your drone pilot competency & responding to public questioning

      How to deal with a situation when challenged about the legality of a drone flight and what we recommend you keep with...

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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 UK is leaving EASA, what does this mean for the Drone Industry?

      The UAS Department at the UK CAA has confirmed the UK is continuing with its plan to transition to the EASA UAS...

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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...

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      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...

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      Have you missed the Drone Gold Rush?

      Was there such a thing as a drone gold rush? Does it still exist or have you missed the boat? is still worth using a...

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

      We take a look at how the PfCO differs from the GVC and the A2 CofC when the new EU drone regulations come into effect...

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      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...

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

      We take a look at what references are required in your Drone Operations Manual when you hold a PfCO or an Operational...

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

      The CAA is now beginning to audit at least 5% of all PfCO (soon to be GVC / Operational Authorisation) permission...

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

      Deputy Instructor Matthew Hirst shares guidance aimed at outlining the skills to prove your ability to operate drones...

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

      On the 1st July 2020, the CAA's current drone training and qualification system changes significantly. We look into the...

      EU regulations

      Find out which drone course is best suited for you in 2020. Check out the GVC Drone Course and A2 CofC Drone course.

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      When does my NQE Recommendation Certificate expire?

      On 1st July 2020, you will no longer be able to apply for a new PfCO / Standard Permissions from the CAA with an NQE...

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      UAVHUB becomes the UK's FIRST Drone Recognised Assessment Entity (RAE)

      UAVHUB becomes the UK's FIRST CAA Recognised Assessment Entity (RAE), now 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?

      Find out what the regulations are surrounding FPV Drone flying after 1st July 2020 when the EU UAS Regulations become...

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      The GVC is a remote pilot competency certificate which provides a qualification that is suitable for most VLOS...

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