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CAA’s 2018 Drone Awareness Study

Drones are seldom far from the front pages but quite often the stories show UAVs as something to be feared from a privacy or safety standpoint or employed by criminals for nefarious purposes. However, the CAA launched their third annual Drone Awareness Study to try to get to the truth of the public's perception of the increasingly common sight of drones in the sky. [...]

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Drones and Low Flying Aircraft – Working Together

As well as running my own business, I also spend time working with National Drone Network - a national group that guarantees all of it's registered pilots are qualified and legal as well as working to promote the drone industry and safe working practices for both professional and hobbyist pilots. Part of this work brings me into contact with other organisations that work with or alongside drones [...]

2019-09-11T18:42:04+00:00Categories: General, Public Notices|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on Drones and Low Flying Aircraft – Working Together

Drones – What’s the Law about where they Fly?

When you get in touch with us or any other professional drone pilot, we always have lots of questions about exactly where you flight is going to be taking place.  This isn't because we are just very nosey! We need to understand the location really well before we can advise you of how things might work because we are governed by strict laws about where we can fly in relation [...]

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How does Airspace affect your Drone Flight?

You might think that air traffic control and airspace only applies to commercial airliners but actually, drones are governed by the same set of laws and so the airspace that your flight is taking place in is really important. That's why it is so vital that we have all the relevant information about where your flight is taking place before we can provide you with an [...]

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Drones – Indoor Flights

The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) have traditionally been the authority to refer to regarding all drone activity whether this be indoors or outdoors.  However, recent law changes have meant that they are now putting UAV indoor flights outside of their remit. In the recent Air Navigation Order Amendment, the following statement was made... "The applicability of the regulations with regard to flights within buildings has been [...]

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Drones are Discovering Hidden Treasure in the Heatwave

There can't be anyone in the UK who hasn't noticed our heatwave unless you're living in a super air conditioned basement but it's not just making us all buy barbecue food, the hot dry conditions are actually revealing some secrets that have been hidden and undiscovered in our landscapes.  I'm sure they've been visible during similar periods of weather before but we've never had the chance to so easily [...]

2019-01-29T15:32:04+00:00Categories: Aerial Photography|Tags: , |Comments Off on Drones are Discovering Hidden Treasure in the Heatwave

Drone Law – Where You Stand When You’re Booking a Drone Commercially

With drones being so new to the market, especially in many commercial areas, it's worth knowing the basic laws.  That way, if you're looking at hiring a drone operator to carry out work for your business, you'll have an idea of where you might need to lay some groundwork.   Of course, we're always happy to talk over your requirements and provide advice and all [...]

2019-01-29T15:34:10+00:00Categories: Drone UAV News, General|Tags: , |Comments Off on Drone Law – Where You Stand When You’re Booking a Drone Commercially

National Bring your Dog to Work Day June 23rd 2017

June 23rd is National Bring your Dog to Work Day so we thought we would try out an apprentice for the day.  He doesn't have opposable thumbs so flying is definitely going to be a problem for him but on the other hand, he does love a biscuit so he fits right in with the team. Fancy sharing your workspace with that special pooch - use the button [...]

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Drone Flights – Frequently Asked Questions

What Equipment do you have in your Fleet? We fly equipment from the industry leaders DJI. DJI Inspire 1 Pro in the sub 7kg category DJI Matrice M600 in the over 7kg category ZenMuse X5 16mp cameras ZenMuse XTR radiometric camera Are you Licensed and Insured? Absolutely.  We are licensed by the Civil Aviation Authority and hold all the necessary insurances in order [...]

2019-01-29T15:35:55+00:00Categories: General|Tags: |Comments Off on Drone Flights – Frequently Asked Questions

Who is Drone Media Imaging?

Drone Media Imaging are a licensed and accredited aerial photography company.  We are based in Sussex but we can travel anywhere in the UK to provide a wide range of aerial still and video services. Started by Steve Fisher, a professional photographer, Drone Media Imaging prides itself on offer a full range of services, including thermal imaging.  We also hold night flight permission to give us total flexibility in [...]

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