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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” (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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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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Best Drones for Beginners

Best Drones for Beginners So, you’ve made the decision to invest in a drone? Good call. Not only can it give you endless hours of fun and enjoyment, it can also potentially be the start of your new career! But with the choices seemingly endless it can be difficult to know which specific drone to …

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Uplift Drones Announce New Business Leasing Partnership for Corporate Drone Financing

Uplift Drones Announce New Business Leasing Partnership for Corporate Drone Financing Uplift Drones are proud to announce our brand-new business leasing service – in association with Bluestar Leasing. One of the biggest misconceptions about leasing is that it is only offered to businesses that can afford to pay outright, but that is simply just not …

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SAVE £200 on Drone Equipment when you book a Drone Training Course with Uplift

SAVE £200 on Drone Equipment when you book a Drone Training Course with Uplift Update: This offer ends 10.09.2018. We all love a good bargain, don’t we? Well, here at Uplift we know just how to treat our customers with a drone equipment deal. To celebrate our recent name change from Uplift Drone Training to …

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BSI Issues BS 9122 Draft for Public Comment

BSI Issues BS 9122 Draft for Public Comment The British Standards Institution (BSI) has released a drafted document – named BS 9122 – for public comment outlining a new standard of specifications for drone users in the hope of improving standards across the UK drone industry. The BSI, alongside other organisations such as the Engineering …

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CAA Drone Training: The Ins and Outs, Plus our 2018 Calendar

CAA Drone Training: The Ins and Outs, Plus our 2018 Calendar So, you’re thinking of flying a drone commercially? Great! But before you get started, there are a few things that you must do first; book a CAA drone training course, pass a few tests, and write an Operations Manual – you know, the usual. …

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