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Drone Acronyms Explained

The aviation industry in general is awash with acronyms that can be baffling to uninitiated and drone pilots have certainly cornered their share. You can quite often see these terms bandied about by pilots on their websites and if you don't know what they mean, they can make understanding what they are saying a little tricky.  So this handy tool will explain some of the most common ones, [...]

2020-01-16T12:05:08+00:00Categories: General|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Drone Acronyms Explained

What you Need to Know about Drones and Flying Distances

When hiring a drone operator, what do you need to know about the CAA regulated flying distances This  post is designed to explain some of the basic principles about hiring a drone operator and the standards they have to meet in order to fly safely and legally.  In particular, we’ll be looking at the distances that a drone pilot must keep to as this is [...]

2019-06-15T17:46:16+00:00Categories: General, Public Notices|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on What you Need to Know about Drones and Flying Distances

Old GlaxoSmithKline Crawley Site Development

Old GlaxoSmithKline site re-development We were hired by Digital Realty to provide aerial photography of the development site that used to owned by GlaxoSmithKline on the Manor Royal Industrial Estate in Crawley. Flying only a 1.5 miles from Gatwick Airport requires significant planning and risk assessment, as well as appropriate permissions from NATS air traffic control. We ensure that our drone fleet is highly specified, maintained [...]

2019-01-29T15:33:38+00:00Categories: Aerial Photography|Tags: , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Old GlaxoSmithKline Crawley Site Development

Ebbsfleet Garden City Development – BBC One Show

Ebbsfleet Garden City is an exciting new development that's currently taking shape in Kent.  We were delighted to be invited to work again with the BBC One Show to provide aerial footage of the development for an upcoming piece that they are producing to be aired in September. The vision for the new city is expansive incorporating both business and residential areas with improved [...]

2019-01-29T15:34:22+00:00Categories: Aerial Cinematography, Aerial Videos|Tags: , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Ebbsfleet Garden City Development – BBC One Show

Defibrillator Drones Trialled in Sweden

It seems as though new uses are found for drones almost on a weekly basis.  Their speed, maneuverability and their ability to access hard to reach areas is fast being appreciated as a real asset in many areas with the latest being potentially life saving. The Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, Sweden, has been conducting a series of trials where a drone is rigged to carry an automated external defibrillator [...]

2019-01-29T15:34:24+00:00Categories: General|Tags: , |Comments Off on Defibrillator Drones Trialled in Sweden

Selfie Drones – Hover Camera Passport

The future of the Selfie has just landed in UK Apple Stores..... I have been following this products development for over a year now, and am very excited that they have now released over here... This has just taken mobile photography and video to the next level. Hover Camera Passport is the world’s first truly consumer-friendly self-flying camera that’s safe, portable, and easy-to-use on-the-go. [...]

2019-01-29T15:37:20+00:00Categories: Drone UAV News|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Selfie Drones – Hover Camera Passport

Drone Media Imaging and Solid Waste Landfill Sites

The potential of drones as a tool in the solid waste industry is still being realised but one of the most common uses is to conduct aerial surveys featuring both still images and videography.  The ability of an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) to access areas that would be difficult or impossible for foot traffic offers a massive advantage at a fraction of the cost of a traditional piloted aerial [...]

2020-01-27T17:59:56+00:00Categories: Aerial Inspection and Survey|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on Drone Media Imaging and Solid Waste Landfill Sites

Drone Environmental Thermal Imaging for Solid Waste Landfill Sites

The Solid Waste Landfilling (SWL) holds a high risk of fire emergencies and represents hazards to people and to the environment mainly due to sub-products, odours and volatile and non-volatile compounds from the immense heat caused by decaying solid matter. Using Drones fitted with new technology Thermal Imaging sensors to detect thermal emissions (looking for fire upfront and localised ignition points), chemical [...]

2020-01-17T15:31:23+00:00Categories: Aerial Inspection and Survey, Aerial Thermal Imaging|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Drone Environmental Thermal Imaging for Solid Waste Landfill Sites

Flame-throwing drone helps remove net on UHV power line

XIANGYANG, CHINA — China power companies are using drones that emit flames to burn down the trash stuck on power lines. When faced with certain objects twining round an ultra high voltage (UHV) power line, workers no longer need to climb a high ladder to remove it any longer, drones can now be used to do the dangerous deed. Maintenance workers in Xianniang City in [...]

2019-01-29T15:39:11+00:00Categories: Drone UAV News|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Flame-throwing drone helps remove net on UHV power line

Christmas Gift Certificate Options

Fantastic Christmas Present Option If you are struggling for a unique Christmas present for your Mum and Dad this year, how about an Aerial House Portrait? Our Gift Certificate vouchers are a set price and offer the recipient 5 Digital Images (including Roof Thermal Images) and a nice and simple 'Flyby' video film of the chosen property. Flights are usually 30 to 60 minutes in duration which is enough [...]

2019-01-29T15:39:36+00:00Categories: Aerial Photography, Aerial Thermal Imaging, Special Offers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Christmas Gift Certificate Options