Category: Knowledge Hub

Everything to Know About Registering Your UK Drone with the CAA

Last Updated February 13th, 2020
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When it comes to drones, the rules of the game are constantly changing. It can be challenge just to keep up with all the new innovations coming forth from the factories and enthusiasts, and the many regulations rolled out to regulate them.  And that’s why we are creating this guide. Regulations change, and this extends […]

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All You Need to Know About FAA Registration

Last Updated February 13th, 2020
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Consumer drones have become a staple in our skies today, and interest continues to rise with each passing day. While a rise in the number of drone users in the world is good news for manufacturers, retailers, and enthusiasts, it does pose some problems for those tasked with keeping our skies safe. Aviation authorities like […]

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All You Need to Know About Drones and GDPR

Last Updated July 20th, 2020
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The General Data Protection Regulation, or GDPR, changed the game for many industries — including the drone industry — when it was rolled out in the EU. It affects the way that pilots are able to capture data with their UAVs, in addition to regular drone laws in the UK and the rest of Europe. […]

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What Drones Do the BBC Use?

Last Updated February 13th, 2020
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The BBC has long positioned itself as a pioneer in journalism, willing to try out the latest and greatest innovations in a bid to better present news and entertainment. This has not always gone well. For example, they were the first media organization to broadcast a royal wedding (that of Princess Margaret) in 1960. It […]

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What Are Brushless Motors?

Last Updated July 20th, 2020
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Brushless motors are one of many electrical staples that are found in higher-level drones. But what are they? How do they work? And why are they so important to these devices that have taken over our skies? What Are Brushless Motors? Brushless motors are motors that are powered by direct current through a switching power […]

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Will Drones Replace Commercial Pilots?

Last Updated January 21st, 2020
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So, you show up at the airport and you learn that the plane you are about to board is going to be piloted by a robot or artificial intelligence. What do you do in this situation? Get on board? Or walk away? In 2017, half of air travellers surveyed said they would walk away, even […]

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How to Get a Drone Out of a Tree (& How Not To!)

Last Updated January 21st, 2020
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It can befall even the best of pilots. One day you are piloting the drone you just bought, maybe in a public park or in your backyard. The wind picks up, or you accidentally press the wrong button, and crash, your drone runs smack into a tree and gets stuck. Your expensive drone is now […]

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What is Geofencing & How Does it Affect Drones?

Last Updated January 7th, 2020
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With the advancement of GPS technology over the years, many high-tech solutions and systems have been created that rely on it heavily. One of these solutions is geofencing. Geofencing is a nifty tool that allows animate and inanimate objects to have a virtual relationship with their physical surroundings or offline surroundings. Let’s simplify that a […]

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Roll, Pitch & Yaw Explained for Beginners

Last Updated July 20th, 2020
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There are a number of different types of movements that take place when a drone are in flight. The majority of these movements are defined as roll, pitch, and yaw. But what exactly are they, anyway? And how are drones able to do them? We wanted to put together the biggest guide on roll, pitch […]

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