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

March 26, 2020

 

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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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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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Mastering DJI drone flying skills

February 29, 2020

DJI have spent years developing their control systems to produce multi-rotor drones which are incredibly easy to fly and ultra-reliable. Generally, consumers tend to be critical when voicing their...

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

February 27, 2020

As an experienced UAVHUB flight instructor/examiner, I’m often surprised at some students inability to complete the Operational Evaluation confidently after doing the theoretical part of their...

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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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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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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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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 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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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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