Category: Tips + Tutorials

How much does a “Drone License” (CAA PfCO) cost?

How much does a “Drone License” (CAA PfCO) cost? So, you’re looking to get your “drone licence” or, to use the correct and official term, Permission for Commercial Operations (PfCO) granted by the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA). The first question you might find yourself asking is ‘what actually is a PfCO and how much will …

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How to Fly a Drone: Hovering and Moving Around

How to Fly a Drone: Hovering and Moving Around Just bought your new drone? Well congratulations! Your new drone comes with a whole host of exciting features and capabilities but there are several questions you may have before your first recreational flight – and with our new How to Fly a Drone Series for novice …

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5 Camera Drone Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

Five Easy Camera Drone Mistakes & How to Avoid Making Them When you’ve just bought your first camera drone it can be difficult to instantly get the perfect picture. With so many camera settings and other things going on with your brand-new drone, it’s easy to get confused and make mistakes. Well don’t worry, it …

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How to Fly a Drone: Take-off and Landing

How to Fly a Drone: Take-off and Landing Just bought your new drone? Well congratulations! Your new drone comes with a whole host of exciting features and capabilities but there are several questions you may have before your first recreational flight – and with our new How to Fly a Drone Series for novice drone …

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DJI Mavic 2 Firmware Update

How to Update your DJI Mavic 2 Firmware Here at Uplift, we know we drone on (punny) about how we want to help – but we really do mean it, so we’re all about giving a helping hand where we can. We know that Firmware updates can be frustrating – so we’ve broken them down …

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How to Fly a Drone: Learning the Controls

How to Fly a Drone: Learning the Controls Just bought your new drone? Well congratulations! Your new drone comes with a whole host of exciting features and capabilities but there are several questions you may have before your first flight – and with our new How to Fly a Drone Series for novice drone pilots, …

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DJI Spark Firmware Update with DJI GO 4

How to update your DJI Spark firmware Here at Uplift, we know we drone on (punny) about how we want to help – but we really do mean it, we’re all about giving a helping hand when we can. We know that Firmware updates can be frustrating– so we’ve broken them down for you into …

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Best Drones to take on Holiday

Best Drones to take on Holiday We all love taking holiday snaps when we’re away, and what better camera to take away with you than a brand-new drone! But which drone is best to buy for your travels? Well that depends on what you specifically want it for. But fear not there is a drone …

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5 Reasons Why You Should Buy a Drone

5 Reasons Why You Should Buy a Drone So, you’re thinking about buying a drone? Of course you are – smart move. And why wouldn’t you? They’re fantastic in every way (we’re totally not biased). With the drone market continuing to go from strength to strength, there is now a drone for everyone and every …

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Best Camera Drones for Photography in 2018

Best Camera Drones for Photography in 2018 Camera drones have opened up whole new avenues to aerial photography and in video, television and social media – but which one is best for you? What is a camera drone? Camera drones are exactly what it says on the tin – drones – or Unmanned Air Systems …

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DJI Ronin-S Firmware Update with PC

DJI Ronin-S Firmware Update with PC In the final part of our four-part Ronin-S’ Spotlight series; here’s our step-by-step guide how to update the stabiliser’s firmware. Before using the Ronin-S make sure to assemble and balance the stabiliser. You can find our guide on how to balance the Ronin-S here. Also ensure that it has …

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Ronin-S: Operations

Ronin-S Operations Ahead of the much-anticipated Ronin S release, we’re breaking down the ins and outs of DJI’s first ever single-handed stabiliser for DSLR’s. Next up is the final part of our Ronin-S In The Spotlight series; a step-by-step guide on the stabiliser’s Basic Operations. Before using the Ronin-s make sure to assemble and balance …

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Ronin-S: Balancing

Ronin-S Balancing Ahead of the much-anticipated Ronin S release, we’re breaking down the in’s and outs of DJI’s first ever single-handed stabiliser for DSLR’s. Second up in the Ronin-S ‘In the Spotlight’ series is our step-by-step guide on balancing the Ronin-S before you use it. Preparation 1. Mount the grip to the gimbal and toggle …

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Ronin-S: Setup

Ronin-S Setup: What to Expect when you Open the Box The time is almost here! When DJI first announced the Ronin-S at CES 2018 in January, it got us all very excited. And ahead of its much-anticipated release, we’re breaking down the ins and outs of DJI’s first ever single-handed stabiliser for DSLR’s. First up …

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DJI Phantom 4 Pro V2.0 Firmware Update with DJI GO 4 and PC

How to Update your DJI Phantom 4 Pro V2.0 Firmware Here at Uplift, we know we drone on (punny) about how we want to help – but we really do mean it, we’re all about giving a helping hand when we can. We know that Firmware updates can be frustrating– so we’ve broken them down …

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Taking Your Drone Footage to the Next Level

Taking Your Drone Footage to the Next Level Drones can capture some pretty amazing shots – but to get them, you’ve got to know how. Whether you’re a beginner or seasoned professional at shooting your drone footage, you can always improve and move your shots up a gear; whether that be focusing on the right …

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DJI Mavic Air Firmware Update with DJI GO 4

How to Update your DJI Mavic Air Firmware Here at Uplift, we know we drone on (punny) about how we’re all about customer satisfaction– but we really do mean it, we’re all about giving a helping hand when we can. We know that Firmware updates can be frustrating and annoying – so we’ve broken them …

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A Beginner’s Guide to Drone Geofencing

A Beginner’s Guide to Drone Geofencing Drones come with all types of smart features nowadays, but one of the most important features that you might not know drones have is called ‘geofencing’. Geofencing can be used in a number of different ways and as you know, here at Uplift Drones, we’re all about helping you, …

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