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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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UAVHUB Starts to deliver Operating Safety Case (OSC) E-Learning

April 24, 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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2020 Drone industry developments - what lies ahead?

April 8, 2020

 

We live in a time of accelerated technology development and 2020 looks set to deliver more exciting products to drone enthusiasts and professional operators alike. There are a number of tech...

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

March 26, 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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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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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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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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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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What is the General Visual Line of Sight Certificate (GVC)?

December 16, 2019

The General Visual Line of Sight Certificate is a remote pilot competency certificate which provides a single qualification that is suitable for most VLOS operations within the Specific category....

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What can you do with current 'Legacy' aircraft in the Open Category

December 13, 2019

By 1st July 2022, all Unmanned aircraft on the market in the EU will have to be compliant with the Delegated Regulations which form the new aircraft categories C0 to C4.

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The Open Category and A2 CofC explained

December 12, 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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Mr MPW's FREE Drone OSC Seminar

November 28, 2019

On 27th November 2020, Mr MPW and Fly ICARUS hosted their first FREE Operating Safety Case (OSC) Seminar to a packed out audience at Keele Hall in Staffordshire.

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New Fixed Wing Course with Fly ICARUS! Learn to fly an eBee and get your Fixed Wing Permissions

October 31, 2019

Fly ICARUS is proud to announce that we have formally launched our eBee fixed-wing training course that will enable you to get Fixed-Wing permissions on your PfCO!

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