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DJI Releases New Firmware Updates for TB50 & TB55 Batteries

Improved Firmware Addresses Early Return-To-Home or Automatic Landing of M200 Series Drones Without Compromising Measures Implemented to Maintain Flight Safety  Background DJI released a firmware update on 16 November 2018 following reports of a small number of TB50 and TB55 batteries showing incorrect power levels which led to the loss of power mid-flight. The firmware …

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Getting Started with the DJI Osmo Pocket

Getting Started with the DJI Osmo Pocket For those of you who’ve managed to get your hands on the DJI Osmo Pocket in time for Christmas, the anticipation of unboxing and getting to know your new tool can be a tad overwhelming as well as exciting. If this sounds like you, we’ve got a solution …

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DJI Osmo Pocket vs. GoPro Hero 7 Black

DJI Osmo Pocket vs. GoPro Hero 7 Black Ever since the Hero 7 Black was released at the back-end of September 2018, we’ve been wondering how and when DJI would look to challenge GoPro’s newest action-cam. Well, our questions have been answered (kind of) with the launch of DJI’s brand-new Osmo Pocket gimbal in New …

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Best Drones for Christmas 2018

Best Drones for Christmas 2018 Whether you’re looking to buy your first drone, upgrade your current drone or find the perfect gift for a special someone, Uplift Drones are here to help. Last Christmas, drones came in as one of the most popular gifts for kids, partners and family – and it will be no …

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News Alert: CAA Issues New Safety Notice for SUA Operators

News Alert: CAA Issues New Safety Notice for SUA Operators The CAA have released the latest Safety Notice (SN–2018/11) to all Small Unmanned Aircraft (SUA) Operators regarding operational safety of the DJI TB50 and TB55 Intelligent Flight Batteries. This Safety Notice provides updated information regarding the points detailed in Safety Notice SN–2018/10, which is now …

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News Alert: DJI issues Firmware Updates for problematic TB50/TB55 Batteries

News Alert: DJI issues Firmware Updates for problematic TB50/TB55 Batteries Following the recent concerns surrounding the operational safety of the TB50 and TB55 intelligent flight batteries for DJI Inspire 2 and DJI Matrice 200 Series, the manufacturer has now released Firmware Updates for their customers. DJI took immediate action following the small number of reported …

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Uplift Drones launch Black Friday Sale

Uplift Drones launch Black Friday Sale This week, Uplift Drones launched their exclusive Black Friday sale featuring the latest DJI drones and accessories, plus industry-leading CAA drone training courses like the Uplift Online PfCO. With the sale set to run from 20-30 November 2018, there’s plenty of time to secure these fantastic drone deals in …

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Uplift Drones showcase industrial UAV platforms to UK Emergency Services

Uplift Drones showcase industrial UAV platforms to UK Emergency Services Last week, we travelled south to host an exclusive live demo day for numerous branches of the UK’s emergency services. The idea was to showcase various high-spec aerial platforms from some of the UK and Europe’s leading UAV manufacturers, so our emergency services can equip …

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CAA Issues Third Revision of Safety Notice for SUA Operators

CAA Issues Third Revision of Safety Notice for SUA Operators Today, the CAA released a third Safety Notice (SN–2018/10) to all Small Unmanned Aircraft (SUA) Operators regarding operational safety of the DJI TB50 and TB55 Intelligent Flight Batteries. This Safety Notice provides updated information regarding the points detailed in Safety Notice SN–2018/009, which is now …

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ECITB launch specialist qualification – Industrial Drone Operations Training Standard

ECITB launch Industrial Drone Operations Training Standard The Engineering Construction Industry Training Board (ECITB) is a non-departmental public body (NDPB) accountable to the Department for Education (DfE). Established in 1991, the ECITB is the skills, standards and qualifications body with statutory responsibility for the development of the engineering construction workforce of Great Britain. In late …

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Brett Currie: The Interview

Brett Currie: The Interview Just over 12 months ago, Brett Currie embarked on a year-long campervan adventure around the UK & Europe with his drone*, girlfriend Lisa and cheeky Jack Russell ‘Freddie’ in tow. 6 months prior, Brett and Lisa had suddenly quit their 9 to 5 desk jobs, sold their home and spent the …

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Important CAA Safety Notice for SUA Operators – DJI Battery TB50 and TB55 In-Flight Power Failures

Important CAA Safety Notice for SUA Operators – DJI Battery TB50 and TB55 In-Flight Power Failures Last week, we reported the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) announced an important Safety Notice (SN–2018/008) for the DJI Matrice 200 Series aircraft, following reports of in-flight loss of power. Yesterday, the CAA released a second Safety Notice (SN–2018/009) to …

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