Tag: Mapping and Surveying

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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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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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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DroneDeploy prove DJI Phantom 4 RTK delivers survey-grade mapping accuracy

In recent years, unmanned aerial systems (UAS) – widely referred to as drones – have been increasingly used to conduct aerial surveys and generate 3D maps that measure a timeline of site changes across industries such as Construction, Mining and Agriculture. With a constant need to reduce the time and resources used for traditional methods …

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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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DJI release latest Enterprise drone, the Phantom 4 RTK

DJI release latest Enterprise drone, the Phantom 4 RTK Today, in an unexpected turn of events, DJI has revealed the arrival of the much-anticipated Phantom 4 RTK – a platform that is set to change the game for construction and building surveyors across multiple commercial applications. With a brand-new RTK module fitted into the top …

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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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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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Best Camera Drones for Photography in 2018

Best Camera Drones for Photography in 2018 Camera drones have opened up whole new avenues to aerial photography and in video, television and social media – but which one is best for you? What is a camera drone? Camera drones are exactly what it says on the tin – drones – or Unmanned Air Systems …

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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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The DJI Phantom 4 Pro V 2.0 – What’s New?

The DJI Phantom 4 Pro V 2.0 – What’s New? Back in May, DJI announced that they were unveiling a brand-new drone. The Chinese giants didn’t make a huge song and dance about the release of their new release; as we later found out that it was not a completely new aircraft, but an update …

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Best Drones of 2018 – So Far!

Best Drones of 2018 – So Far! It’s hard to believe that half the year is already gone – but what a year it has been for the drone industry. From the January release of the DJI Mavic Air to the eagerly anticipated Mavic Pro 2, drone releases in 2018 will continue to go from …

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