Posts Categorized: Drone Pilot

UK CAA – Notifications

The UK CAA sent out a number of notifications regarding the imminent changes. See summaries and links listed below: ORS4 No.1328: Small Unmanned Aircraft – Remote Pilot Competency Requirements for Remote Pilots in Possession of the FPV UK ‘A’ Certificate General Exemption which removes the requirement for holders of the FPV-UK ‘A’ Certificate from the… Read more »

DSA – Watchkeeper Reports

Defence Safety Authority (DSA) – Service Inquiry reports into the Loss of Watchkeeper Unmanned Air Vehicles over Cardigan Bay. As Commercial operators of Remotely Piloted Aircraft System (RPAS) we are always interested in learning from experience. That is both our experience and other operators experience. We are by no means operating Watchkeeper scaled systems, but… Read more »

UK Airprox Drone & Airports

With the recent increased media interest in drones causing nuisance around airports, I was interested to see what the current UK Airprox Board data indicated in terms of : Incident frequency, the current trend, the UK airports most affected. The following chart is extracted from the UK Airprox Board information. The UK Airprox Board chart… Read more »

UK CAA PFCO List Trend

Whether you are a potential or current sUSA operator or customer, AJSSL would like to take this opportunity to wish our reader a Happy and Prosperous New Year. All the very best for 2019 from us. This post is prompted by the latest UK CAA PFCO List published 11 Jan 2019 and our observation that… Read more »

UK CAA – SN-2018/010 – DJI Battery TB50 and TB55

Notice To DJI Drone Operators SN-2018/010: Small Unmanned Aircraft – DJI Battery TB50 and TB55 In-Flight Power Failures For ease the original Safety Notice is extracted below but should be confirmed on the latest document available on the UK CAA website 1 Introduction 1.1 This Safety Notice provides updated information regarding the points detailed in… Read more »

UK CAA – SN-2018/009 – DJI Battery TB50 and TB55

Notice To DJI Drone Operators SN-2018/009: Small Unmanned Aircraft – DJI Battery TB50 and TB55 In-Flight Power Failures For ease the original Safety Notice is extracted below but should be confirmed on the latest document available on the UK CAA website 1 Introduction 1.1 This Safety Notice supersedes and revokes Safety Notice SN–2018/008. 1.2 This… Read more »

UK CAA – SN-2018/008 – DJI Matrice 200 Series

Notice To DJI Drone Operators SN-2018/008: Small Unmanned Aircraft – DJI Matrice 200 Series In-Flight Power Failures For ease the original Safety Notice is extracted below but should be confirmed on the latest document available on the UK CAA website 1 Introduction 1.1 This Safety Notice applies to operators of the DJI Matrice 200 series… Read more »

UK CAA – ANO Update

CAP1687: Air Navigation (Amendment) Order 2018 – Guidance for small unmanned aircraft users Extract: “This document has been written with the aim of providing readers, particularly those who are less familiar with the layout and structure of ANO amendments, with an outline of the revised regulations as they now appear in law; to provide guidance… Read more »

Royal Bath & West Show 2018

We were asked to support the Royal Bath & West Show’s ‘Safety Zone’ this year – providing a spotlight on drone safety. It proved to be very timely, as while we were there, the Department for Transport announced the new rules coming into law for recreational drone use (see our recent Facebook post here). We… Read more »

Royal Bath & West – Safety Zone

The Royal Bath & West Show 2018 We are privileged to be supporting the Royal Bath & West Show 2018, providing a drone safety focused stand within the shows Safety Zone. We are passionate about supporting recreational and commercial drone fliers to fly Safely, Legally and considerately; so come and say hi to Al, Helen… Read more »