Electrical Safety First launches drone buying, charging and storage safety resource for UK drone pilots

Electrical Safety First launches drone buying, charging and storage safety resource for UK drone pilots Fire prevention and electrical safety charity Electrical Safety First has put together a guide for safely charging, storing and purchasing a drone. This comes in the wake of numerous reports about dangerous counterfeit or fake …

old Seal UAV Ground School Expands Curriculum

  Providing the Industry’s First Night Flight Operations and Waiver Lessons   Today, UAVGroundSchool.com announced the addition of two new modules to their acclaimed FAA Part 107 online training program. The new Night Flight Operations and Waivers modules are the industries first detailed lessons in any Part 107 curriculum. These …

5 Ways to Prevent Flyaways

Everyone fears their drone may unexpectedly fly away and never be seen again. DJI drones are designed to automatically Return to Home (RTH) if you lose RC signal. However, some pilots have experienced what is often called a “flyway.” According to users’ flight data, the vast majority of flyaways are …

ConsortiQ, UK becomes Approved Training Centre

ConsortiQ, have announced it is now an Approved Training Centre, able to award the ProQual Level 3 Certificate and Level 4 Diploma in The Remote Piloting of Unmanned Aircraft Systems for Commercial Operation. It is now the first Training Centre of it’s kind to offer an Aviation Regulator approved and …

Filming with drones: a legal guide

Sarah Lazarides from law firm Harbottle & Lewis on what you need to know before using a drone on a film shoot. The evolution of drone technology has been ground-breaking for the film and television industry. For the first time, it is possible to get high quality and dramatic aerial …

Poynter Announces Groundbreaking Training Initiative on Drone Journalism

The innovative program, in partnership with Google News Lab, features workshops with The Drone Journalism Lab at the University of Nebraska, the National Press Photographers Association and DJI. The Poynter Institute, Google News Lab, Drone Journalism Lab, National Press Photographers Association and DJI have unveiled an innovative program to train …

How to Fly a Drone – The Ultimate Guide

Whether it’s amateur racing or professional photography, drones can now do plenty of stuff. They can even move things from place to place. If you’ve got one and you don’t know how to fly it yet, don’t despair – flying a drone isn’t rocket science. It’s not exactly a walk …