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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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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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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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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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Important CAA Safety Notice for SUA Operators – DJI Matrice 200 Series In-Flight Power Failures

Important CAA Safety Notice for SUA Operators – DJI Matrice 200 Series In-Flight Power Failures On Friday, the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) announced an important Safety Notice (SN–2018/008) to all Small Unmanned Aircraft (SUA) Operators regarding operational safety of the DJI Matrice 200 Series. As a leading NQE, it is our responsibility to notify all …

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How much does a “Drone License” (CAA PfCO) cost?

How much does a “Drone License” (CAA PfCO) cost? So, you’re looking to get your “drone licence” or, to use the correct and official term, Permission for Commercial Operations (PfCO) granted by the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA). The first question you might find yourself asking is ‘what actually is a PfCO and how much will …

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Texo DSI Receives Expanded CAA Flight Permissions in UK Industry-First

Texo DSI Receives Expanded CAA Flight Permissions in UK Industry-First This month, Texo Drone Survey and Inspection Ltd (Texo DSI) announced the Civil Aviation Authority’s (CAA) approval of their Operational Safety Case Vol 3 (OSC) – awarding them the most comprehensive set of congested area commercial flight permissions ever granted in the UK. As owners …

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Uplift Drones introduces ‘Online PfCO’ CAA drone training course

Uplift Drones introduces ‘Online PfCO’ CAA drone training course Last week, we launched the newest addition to our distinguished drone training portfolio, the Online PfCO course. The Online PfCO is an all-inclusive, CAA approved drone training course that leads to the student’s NQE recommendation for the Permission for Commercial Operations (PfCO). Created by our expert …

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5 Reasons Why You Should Buy a Drone

5 Reasons Why You Should Buy a Drone So, you’re thinking about buying a drone? Of course you are – smart move. And why wouldn’t you? They’re fantastic in every way (we’re totally not biased). With the drone market continuing to go from strength to strength, there is now a drone for everyone and every …

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The CAA Air Navigation (Amendment) Order 2018 comes into effect TODAY

The CAA Air Navigation (Amendment) Order 2018 comes into effect TODAY Here’s everything you need to know about the regulation amendments: A new set of laws regarding drones have come into force today – affecting a number of areas of the Air Navigation Order (ANO 2016) that can now be cited as the Air Navigation …

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The Challenges for UK Drone Operators and NQEs with the Implementation of EASA Regulations

The Challenges for UK Drone Operators and NQEs with the Implementation of EASA Regulations Background On the 28th of June the European Council adopted new aviation safety rules – The “basic regulation” as it is known will bring all UAS under 150kg under the EASA regulations, rather than member states or National Aviation Authorities. The …

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