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FREE CAA Drone Operations Manual Template to Download

September 13, 2019

For years, the Operations Manual has been this mystical item that has worried people about getting into the drone industry. There is generally little information freely available online regarding...

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Do you HAVE to PAY to fly your drone in an airports FRZ?

September 5, 2019

The answer to do you have to pay to fly your drone in an airports FRZ, or even to pay to fly your drone in ANY airspace is simply NO, however, some airports including London Oxford Airport (at the...

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CAP 722 clarifies the age-old Bubble or Cylinder argument

August 12, 2019

For a long time, ourselves teaching this included, that you must treat the space around your Drone as a Cylinder rather than a bubble around your aircraft, however, as the regulations and wording...

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How do you find a contact number for Air Traffic Control (ATC)?

April 12, 2019

One of the questions that we get asked quite regularly, is how do you find a contact number  for Air Traffic Control (ATC) at an Airport?

 

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How to update your Drone Operations Manual for 13th March 2019 CAA Regulation changes

March 1, 2019

On 20th February, the UK CAA formally announced that the United Kingdom Government published an amendment to the UK Air Navigation Order 2016 (ANO) which contains its changes to the legislation...

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The UK CAA releases the new Drone Code for 2019

February 20, 2019

Today the CAA has released a copy of the new Drone Code to reflect the ongoing changes in legislation, with a major update the airport boundaries. 

 

The new Drone Code comes into effect on 13th...

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No-fly zone for drones around airports to be extended from March 2019

February 20, 2019

Today the CAA have formally announced from 13 March it will be illegal to fly a drone within three miles (5 kilometres) of an airport, rather than the current 0.6-mile (1km) exclusion zone.

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ICARUS launches an Online PfCO Drone Course for less than £500

January 23, 2019

The ICARUS team at Aerial Motion Pictures are super excited to announce that we have now released our ICARUS Online course with a launch price of only £499 inc. VAT if you attend 1 of three set...

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Best Black Friday Drone Course Sale now on

November 23, 2018

We've opened up our exclusive Black Friday Drone course deals to everyone now and we have what we believe, the best Drone course deal for you to get your PfCO from the CAA.

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What is the Drone Code in the UK

November 23, 2018

You may or may not have heard of something called the drone code. The drone code is a simplified, easy to digest booklet, designed for hobbyist drone users to fly safely and legally.

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