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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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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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Proving your drone pilot competency & responding to public questioning

April 9, 2020

One of the questions which we get asked quite a lot by relatively new commercial drone operators is how to deal with a situation when challenged about the legality of a flight they are busy with....

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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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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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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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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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When does my NQE Recommendation Certificate expire?

February 8, 2020

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

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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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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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PfCO lives on under an Operational Authorisation from 1 July 2020

December 12, 2019

From 1st July 2020, the CAA is adopting the new EU regulations regarding unmanned aircraft.

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