Posts Tagged: Aerial Imagery

Ignorance Is Not An Excuse – Check

We Assist Hobby And Commercial Drone Operators To Fly Safe And Legally. A local group page on social media that we have on our feed recently added a post form a drone pilot, proud of their imagery captured of the USS George HW Bush. When you see footage like this it makes you start to… Read more »

Summer 2016 – Our Flying @ Manor Farm

What a great Summer 2016 Flying @ Manor Farm!  This Summer we have been flying at some great locations, including at our office at Manor Farm in Somerset. Loving the office and flexibility for development flying. We have put together a 60 sec video of clips from our flights at the farm this Summer. We hope that… Read more »

A Summer’s Day Filming at a Vineyard in Wiltshire

We recently had an opportunity to provide support to a small business at a vineyard in Wiltshire. a’Beckett’s is the Langham family vineyard and was celebrating 1.5 decades in the business. We have had the pleasure of flying the site a few times in all seasons, so with a little bit of planning and the… Read more »

Support To ASG & SeaDog

We had an enjoyable time supporting our customers Aviation Systems Group. On their behalf we delivered a bespoke DJI Inspire 1 Pro safe operation and lessons learnt brief to Seadog Productions. This was based on our DJI Inspire systems analysis and our own practical operational experience. A big thank you to ASG for the opportunity and to the… Read more »

A Knowledge & Skills Investment

Al’s thoughts for the day on investing time in continuous training Understandably, as commercial drone operators we are focused on the initial capital cost and wanting to rapidly see the return on that investment. This investment includes the equipment, insurance, professional memberships, the training and of course, the approval outlay. The temptation is to select the cheapest route to… Read more »

Another Day In The Office

I suppose if you have to work on a sunny Sunday ….. there are worse places than this. ‪#‎sunnysomerset‬ ‪#‎drone‬ ‪#‎RPAS‬ ‪#‎aerialcropscouting‬ ‪#‎uav‬ ‪#‎precisionag We even had some company way up there. with some Crow wingmen.

RPAS Flying Responsibly, Safely and Legally

Drones, RPAS, UAV, UAS …. it does not matter what you call them or what they look like (rotary wing, fixed wing, multi rotor, Lighter Than Air) or even what you are using them for (recreation or commercial); all are subject to UK CAA policy and rules when flying. When these systems are operated with onboard sensors… Read more »

IN-2014/184: Small Unmanned Aircraft: Congested Areas Operating Safety Case (CAOSC)

IN-2014/184: Small Unmanned Aircraft: Congested Areas Operating Safety Case (CAOSC) _ was Superseded on 12 November 2014 by IN-2014/184. “The purpose of this Information Notice is to inform operators of civil Unmanned Aircraft Systems, wishing to operate in congested areas, of the requirement to submit a safety case for assessment by the CAA. The assessment… Read more »

For Interest – RPAS Used For News in 1990

Researching the use of RPAS in UK we came across an interesting video from 1990. Built by Gifford Hooper, and piloted by Geoffrey Bell the twin engine RPAS helicopter was used by ITN for aerial filming of Strangeways Prison Riots in 1990. This shows the use of a traditional design helicopter before the recent fascination with multi-rotor platforms. We… Read more »

All Party Parliamentary Group on Drones

The Government are contacting businesses operating unmanned aerial systems in UK as part of an All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Drones. The purpose of the APPG is to examine the use of drones (unmanned aerial vehicles) by governments, for domestic and international, military and civilian purposes. There is a website covering the group –… Read more »