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Includes drone news, tech support, regulation updates, industry news and much more to keep you at the heart of the drone industry! 

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

      With the pandemic in full swing, we decided that we would produce an OSC E-Learning course to help people kickstart...

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      Is the Parrot ANAFI range the perfect drone to combine with an A2 CofC?

      Whilst we wait for a C1 or C2 class drone to hit the market to take advantage of the A2 CofC, is the overlooked Parrot...

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

      We take a look at the new C2 certified drones and the 1:1 rule that you have to use as part of operating drones with an...

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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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      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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      Mastering DJI drone flying skills

      We explain the DJI control system in an understandable explanation which will help improve your flying skills and make...

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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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      UAVHUB starts to deliver the A2 CofC Drone Course

      Now that UAVHUB is officially a CAA Recognised Assessment Entity (RAE), we can now start to deliver the A2...

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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 my DJI Mavic 2 Pro after 31st December 2020 - EU Drone Regulation

      What can you do with the DJI Mavic 2 Pro or any aircraft of a similar weight when the new EU Drone Regulations arrive...

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      What is the A2 CofC (Certificate of Competency) and how can I fly my drones from 1st July 2020? We break it all down...

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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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      We take you through the new Open Category and associated aircraft and qualifications (A2 CofC) which come into force on...

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      From 1 July 2020 the CAA is adopting the new EU regulations regarding drones. PfCO Standard Permissions will sit as...

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      The UK CAA Drone and Model Aircraft Registration Service (DMARES) officially goes live at midnight tonight.

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      Mr MPW and Fly ICARUS hosted their first FREE Operating Safety Case (OSC) Seminar to a packed out audience at Keele...

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      Fly ICARUS announces that we have formally launched our eBee fixed-wing training course that will enable you to get...

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      The CAA has announced the the The UK’s new Drone and Model Aircraft Registration and Education Service will go live on...

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      To fly under Standard Permissions you must do all of the required pre-requisite planning and paperwork as required in...

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      On the 1st October 2019 the CAA is due to start accepting applications for the UK drone registration scheme for drones...

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      How do you fly closer to people and buildings with your drone and how do you define control? We take a look at the CAP...

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      A rejection/assessment fee of £124.00 for PfCO applications which do not meet a 'certain level of standard' will be...

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      You do not have to pay to fly your drone within an airports FRZ you only have to get permission, however, some airports...

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      CAP 722 now defines that the 50m rule is a bubble, not a cylinder. You can also directly overfly people and structures...

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      Fly ICARUS, the UK's Highest Rated Drone Training Course on Trustpilot have released the Industry's FIRST Sales &...

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      We take you through how to find the contact number for Air Traffic Control (ATC), provided that it's a civil licensed...

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      On 20th February, the UK CAA formally announced that the United Kingdom Government published an amendment to the UK Air...

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      The UK CAA has announced an update to the Drone Code for 2019 to reflect the changes in legislation. We take you...

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      From 13 March it will be illegal to fly a drone within three miles (5 kilometres) of an airport, rather than the...

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      A showreel is an integral part of any Drone business. It is a chance to show prospective customers what you can do and...

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      Aerial Motion Pictures - ICARUS announced that they have released an online PfCO Drone Training Course for less than...

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      Calibrating your aircraft is a very important part of flying safely. Not only does it help to ensure that your aircraft...

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      We take a look at the ISO setting in your camera, how you should correctly use it to expose your images and how when...

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      The most significant step to shooting better photography is switching your camera settings off automatic and start to...

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      Have you already started your PfCO Drone Training Course with another NQE but you are finding that you are struggling...

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      The most significant step to shooting better photography is switching your camera settings off automatic and start to...

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      A lot of us believe that bigger is better, however, as the saying goes, it's not what you've got it's what you do with...

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      We're excited to announce that due to demand and the expansion of the ICARUS course we are now hosting our drone...

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      Our best Black Friday Sale on Drone PfCO Courses has now started and runs until Cyber Monday on 26th November 2018....

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      The Drone Code is an abbreviated summary of the rules and regulations of flying SUAS and UAVs in the UK. It is compiled...

      Start-up business

      Find out everything you need to know about how to get a Drone license from the CAA. We take you through the Theory...

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      Are modern drones taking the skill away people used to have to gain when building remote-controlled aircraft? Drone...

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      ICARUS™ 1 is our short drone course designed for hobbyists and enthusiasts who want to learn about the rule and...

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      When you are re-applying for your Permission for Commercial Operation (PfCO) from the CAA you need to have logged a...

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      We take a look at how long does it take to get your Drone License (or PfCO) from the CAA and what steps are required....

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      London, like most major cities, is classed as a congested area by the CAA and as such there are various permissions and...

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      Drones under 20 kg can now fly within 50 metres of a congested area if you hold a valid PfCO. Read the blog to find out...

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      NOTAMs are a Notice to Airmen – they are notices that are made to Airmen (and women!), which contain pertinent...

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      Vortex Ring affects all rotary based aircraft, including Drones. It can cause total loss of control and, ultimately,...

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      DJI have some 'Zones' that maintain safe airspace for all users and the general public when flying their aircraft. They...

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      The Air Navigation Order (ANO) is due to receive an amendment that affects the operation of small unmanned aircraft...

      Start-up business

      Do you own or work for a media & design business? Check our guide on how you can easily add drone services to your...

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      Items that every UAV pilot needs in their flight safety box, as advised by Aerial Motion Pictures

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      How do you handle the public when flying a drone? We give you some top tips on how to deal with the situation

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      Do our even faster fast track ICARUS Pro 2 Day drone course with Aerial Motion Pictures with courses run up and down...

      Start-up business

      Fly ICARUS breaks down the route to PfCO and how much getting the 'drone license' costs. From theory through to the...

      Start-up business

      As the drone industry continues to evolve, we take a look at what it takes to become a heavy lift drone pilot so you...

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      The CAA have just switched to a new Drone Permissions Application Process. Want to know more? Fly ICARUS founder and...

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      The CAA have just announced an update to the Drone Permissions Application Process and we're adjusting our training...

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      The CAA have just announced an update to the Drone Permissions Application Process. Want to know more? Fly ICARUS...

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      If you want to get your drone night rating permissions but don't have the time to do classroom training, ICARUS have...

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      As of 1st April 2018 the CAA increased the costs for all drone application submissions. We give you the break down on...

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      Do you need practical drone training or are you looking to get your Permission for Commercial Operation? Read on to...