If you have a DJI Air 2S and you want to know what the BEST and MOST RELEVANT drone qualification is in the UK, you need to look no further than the CAA approved A2 C of C with UAVHUB.
The A2 Certificate of Competency allows operators to fly in locations not previously possible without doing an expensive course and paying yearly fees to the CAA!
When you have your A2 C of C, you can operate current drones which weigh 2kg or less in places you simply can't, without it!
With some smaller drones however, you can fly virtually anywhere you like! -you just need to avoid flying over people.
So what can I do with an A2 C of C and my DJI Air 2S?
The DJI Air 2S weighs 595g, the latest UK regulations state that if you are flying drones that are between 500g-2kg, drone operators will need to do the Drone and Model Aircraft Registration and Education Service (DMARES) to get your Flyer ID (this is free).
Once you have your Flyer ID you will then benefit from getting an A2 Certificate of Competency (A2 C of C) because you will be able to fly the DJI Air 2S in areas used for recreational, industrial, residential and commercial purposes (what we commonly refer to as congested areas).
Please note: You must always maintain unaided visual line of sight with the drone and you must stay at least 50 metres away from uninvolved people (people who aren't involved with your flight!) and you cannot overfly uninvolved people.
If you choose not to get an A2 CofC, you will need to:
- Do the Drone and Model Aircraft Registration and Education Service and get your Flyer ID
- Stay 150 metres away from congested areas
- Stay a minimum of 50 metres away from uninvolved people
Examples of other drones that you can fly with an A2 C of C in congested areas are:
- DJI Mavic 2 Pro
- DJI Mavic 2 Zoom
- DJI Mavic (1st generation)
- DJI Mavic Air 2
- Autel EVO II
- DJI Phantom 4
How do I get an A2 C of C?
With UAVHUB you can do all of the learning from the comfort of your own home for FREE!!
You can Start, Pause and Stop your Video E-learning whenever you want. Learn at your own pace, from the comfort and safety of your own home and there's no 'death-by-powerpoint' or self-study reading from the regulations here.
-All our training is done via broadcast quality, short and concise videos. You get taught the things you need to know!
When you've finished your E-learning and you're feeling confident, you can use our simple online booking system to book in for your online Theory Exam... At a time and date which works for you. Once you've completed the Theory Exam, you're good to go!