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The UK’s New Drone Registration & Education Scheme: Everythi…

The registration deadline has now passed for drone pilots in the UK. As of November 30th, the CAA’s registration and education scheme is mandatory. The new rules apply to drones and model aircraft that weigh between 250g and 20kg and are used outdoors. Drone owners must visit Register-drones.caa.co.uk to register their …

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UK CAA Launches ‘Innovation Sandbox’ With 6 Drone Industry P…

Back in 2017 the FAA’s drone integration pilot program was announced, paving the way for a number of interesting and innovative explorations of drone technology. The UK’s Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has this week launched a similar program, although the scale and practical outcomes are still unclear. The CAA says …

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Update: Progress on DJI Inspire 2, Matrice 200 Safety Notice…

If you fly a DJI Matrice 200 or Inspire 2, it’s probably come to your attention during the past two weeks that both drones’ batteries have been compromised. DJI and the UK’s Civil Aviation Authority have issued safety warnings, indicating that in some cases the commercial models have been falling …

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DJI and CAA Issue Battery Warning for Pilots Flying Matrice …

Earlier this week we reported that the UK’s Civil Aviation Authority had issued a safety warning for DJI Matrice 200 pilots, following a small number of incidents in which power failures had caused the aircraft to fall out of the sky. It now appears as though the problem has been …

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UK Civil Aviation Authority Issues DJI Matrice 200 Safety Wa…

The UK’s Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has issued a safety warning to UK drone pilots using the DJI Matrice 200. The adaptable platform is used for industrial inspections, search and rescue missions, mapping and more. It has a maximum take-off weight of 6.14KG and can be used with a variety of …

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DJI Urges UK Pilots to Familiarize Themselves With New Drone…

New drone laws have come into effect in the UK today, restricting drones from flying above 400 feet or within one kilometer of airport boundaries. More laws are due to come into place later this year. The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) will at the end of November require UK drone owners whose …

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Flock Launches Pay-as-you-fly Drone Insurance for Hobbyists

Flock, a UK drone insurance coverage startup, has unlocked its ‘pay-as-you-fly’ insurance coverage and security smartphone app, Flock Cover, to leisure pilots. Before now the Flock Cover app may solely be utilized by skilled pilots and people in coaching. The transfer opens up the platform to hobbyists, who can use …

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