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Tag: Drone Careers

Uplift Drones launch ‘DroneMAP’ Online Drone Mapping Course

Uplift Drones, the UK’s leading commercial drone training provider, has expanded its training portfolio with the launch of the ‘DroneMAP’ Drone Mapping and Photogrammetry eLearning course. This online drone mapping course is for drone pilots and those involved in surveying who want to know how to collect accurate data and produce accurate data outputs using …

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Guide to EU UAS Regulations and CAP1789

On 21 June, the CAA released CAP1789 to provide an outline of the newly published EU unmanned aircraft regulations. Due to be implemented by July 2020, the ‘EU UAS Regulation Package’ aims to provide harmonisation across Europe, simplifying the overall process for UAS operations and removing the need to refer to separate regulations within each …

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Why All Entry-Level Commercial Drone Pilots Should Invest in DJI Mavic 2 Enterprise Dual

“All entry-level commercial drone pilots should invest in the DJI Mavic 2 Enterprise Dual aircraft.” – A bold statement, we know, but one we stand by. So, let’s look at why we’re certain the Mavic 2 Enterprise Dual is the best aircraft in the Mavic 2 Series for most entry-level professional drone pilots. 2018 was …

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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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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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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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How much does a Drone License cost?

How much does a Drone License cost? Updated 13 August 2019 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 …

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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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5 Reasons to Train with Uplift Drones

Thinking of Commercial Drone Training? Here’s 5 Reasons to Train with Uplift Drones That’s it, you’ve made the decision to get your CAA Permission of Commercial Operations (PfCO). You’re one step closer to becoming a commercial drone pilot. But with the drone industry continuing to grow at an astonishing rate, more and more companies are …

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Final Cut Pro or Adobe Premiere Pro – The Great Debate

Final Cut Pro or Adobe Premiere Pro – The Great Debate It’s a question often asked by many filmmakers and editors – which is the best video editor, Final Cut or Adobe Premiere? Well, there is no real definitive answer. Both undoubtedly have their strong points and their weaknesses as well, but the question should …

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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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