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Why gender diversity is essential to the drone industry’s growth

It’s no secret that the drone industry has always been an (unintentionally) male-dominated environment. But things are changing and with more women gaining their commercial drone pilot permission (PfCO) each year in the UK, this shift in balance can only spell good things for the industry on both a national and global scale. Even though …

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How Airwave, a Motorola Solutions Company, use drones to inspect their telecommunications structures

Background Airwave delivers the world-class mission-critical communication service used by the emergency services, along with a dynamic product portfolio of Networks, Control Rooms, Devices, Applications and Analytics. With every emergency service in every region of Great Britain relying on Airwave’s Network and Services, their dedicated service continues to evolve to meet their customer’s changing needs. …

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DJI announce ‘DJI Terra’ 3D Modelling and Mapping Software

Global drone giant DJI has introduced their new easy-to-use mapping software, DJI Terra. Built for individuals and organisations, DJI Terra offers a comprehensive platform for mission planning, data acquisition, area mapping and data analysis. It enables you to transform critical drone data into digital 3D models and maps for quick and accurate analysis to aid …

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Why you need Flight Data Management Software for Commercial Drone Operations

With more commercial drone operators taking to the skies than ever before, it’s never been more important for unmanned aerial system (UAS) remote pilots to log their flight data because as we all know, data is valuable, and keeping a record of your flight logs, understanding the health of your drone and analysing your flight …

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Is the DJI Phantom 5 coming soon?

With the DJI Mavic 2 Series firmly in our grasp and a regular wave of DJI product releases featuring OcuSync 2.0 like the Smart Controller and M200 Series V2, the next piece of the puzzle has got to be the long-awaited DJI Phantom 5 drone. Internet sources are awash with speculation about a possible Spring …

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How Drones are used in Mining and Aggregates

It’s no secret that unmanned aerial systems (UAS) aka drones, are fast-becoming one of the most valuable tools for commercial mapping, surveying and inspections. An industry set to benefit from drone technology on a colossal scale is mining and aggregates, with its everlasting requirement for consistent aerial surveys of mines and quarries. With the world’s …

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CAA publish Air Navigation Order 2018 and 2019 Amendments in CAP 1763

Background On 20 February 2019, the UK Government published an amendment to the UK Air Navigation Order 2016 (ANO) titled ‘The Air Navigation (Amendment) Order 2019’ that is detailed by the CAA in CAP 1763. This new ANO publication comes into force on 13th March 2019 and will affect the operation of small unmanned aircraft …

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How UK Police are using drones to catch criminals and locate missing persons

Today in the UK, most police forces obtain air support using unmanned aerial systems (UAS), more commonly known as drones, in addition to traditional air support services like helicopters from the National Police Air Service (NPAS). Drones can provide visual and/or thermal aerial imagery to aid in the real-time surveillance of suspect pursuit, the search …

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DJI Phantom 4 Pro V2.0: How to Activate

In this tutorial, we’ll show you how to activate the DJI Phantom 4 Pro V2.0 aircraft. Before you start, you’ll need to ensure the following: You have download and installed the latest version of DJI GO 4 app (from the App Store or Google Play) on your smartphone or tablet. Your Phantom 4 Pro intelligent flight …

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DJI Phantom 4 Pro V2.0: How to Link the Remote Controller

In this tutorial, we’ll show you how to link the Phantom 4 Pro V2.0 Remote Controller to the DJI Phantom 4 Pro V2.0. Before you start, you’ll need to ensure the following: You have download and installed the latest version of DJI GO 4 app in the App Store or Google Play on your smartphone …

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DJI Phantom 4 Pro V2.0: How to Calibrate the IMU

In this tutorial, we’ll show you how to calibrate the IMU of your DJI Phantom 4 Pro V2.0. Before you start, you’ll need to ensure the following: You have download and installed the latest version of DJI GO 4 app in the App Store or Google Play on your smartphone or tablet. Your DJI Phantom …

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DJI Phantom 4 Pro V2.0: How to Mount the Battery

In this tutorial, we’ll show you how to mount the DJI Phantom 4 Pro V2.0 intelligent flight battery. Before you start, you’ll need to ensure the following: Your Phantom 4 Pro V2.0 aircraft is turned off. Firstly, place the intelligent flight battery into the battery compartment: To click the battery in securely, hold both sides …

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