Tag: Health + Safety

The Challenges for UK Drone Operators and NQEs with the Implementation of EASA Regulations

The Challenges for UK Drone Operators and NQEs with the Implementation of EASA Regulations Background On the 28th of June the European Council adopted new aviation safety rules – The “basic regulation” as it is known will bring all UAS under 150kg under the EASA regulations, rather than member states or National Aviation Authorities. The …

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Drone Users Advised to Stop Flying their Drones over Moorland Fire

Drone Users Advised to Stop Flying their Drones over Moorland Fire Lancashire Fire Service have told drone users in the county to stop flying their drones over the enormous moorland fire to avoid a potential collision with helicopters trying to tackle the blaze. According to the service, three drones have been sighted over the blaze …

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PwC Reports Drone Industry Set to Increase UK GDP by £42bn

PwC Reports Drone Industry Set to Increase UK GDP by £42bn Last week, PwC released a report outlining their latest research and predictions for the future of the UK drone market. This marks one of the first major studies into the impact of UAV technology on the UK economy and the opportunities it could create …

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Emergency Procedures for Commercial Drone Pilots

What Would You Do in an Emergency? The drone industry has a strong safety-first culture that plays a vital role in keeping aircraft and equipment, pilots and uninvolved people & property free from harm, whilst improving levels of safety across the industry. Having pre-planned emergency procedures is mandatory for all commercial pilots and is self-documented …

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