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A Beginner’s Guide to LIDAR Surveying

What is LIDAR? It’s a common question for those new to the more technological side of surveying operations, including the use of drones for aerial mapping and inspections. The short answer is that it’s much like radar and sonar for detecting the location of objects, only it fires out a laser. A slightly longer one … Continued

18th September 2019

5 Great Applications For The Elios 2 Inspection Drone

Although there are many drones that can deliver some great aerial inspections, the Flyability Elios 2 is unique in many ways. For starters, it’s purpose-built for inspection and surveying work, with its eye-catching collision-tolerant frame enabling it to access small and often inhospitable or dangerous places with ease. Where your standard models (and their owners) … Continued

17th September 2019

OFQUAL 5: Chief Pilot Training course

Take your drone training to the next level with OFQUAL 5 Chief Pilot Training As we’ve discussed in the past, if you want to operate drones on a commercial basis in the UK you need a Permission for Commercial Operations (PfCO) – typically delivered via a three or four-day course from a National Qualified Entity … Continued

12th September 2019

Extinction Rebellion Are Using Drones

Extinction Rebellion threatens drone use at Heathrow Airport As Extinction Rebellion reaffirmed its intentions to use drones to disrupt planes at Heathrow Airport, starting on Friday 13th September, as part of its ongoing campaign to increase awareness and demand action on climate change, it also highlights the many questions raised over possible preventative measures to … Continued

11th September 2019

Drones for Surveying – Saving Time & Reducing Costs

Getting a drone surveying solution off the ground can be great for business   The Adoption of Drones for Surveying As the adoption of drones and UAV technology continues to blossom across all corners of the globe, there is still a certain hesitation among businesses of all sizes to embrace the potential and take those … Continued

11th September 2019

Drones for the Utility Sector – Infographic

The greatest sector revolutionised by drones in the last 10 years has to be world Infrastructure such as the Utility sector. Utility companies are saving costs, protecting their workers and collecting high-quality data at speed by using drones. If you are interested in how drones are impacting the utility sector, would like to know which … Continued

9th September 2019

ELIOS 2 – Your Qs Answered LIVE

The Flyability ELIOS 2 is the ultimate drone for industrial inspection applications. Find out about the ELIOS 2 on these blogs: ELIOS 2 contributes to savings of £750,000 at Severn Trent Water ELIOS 2 inspects a Sewer System in Barcelona ELIOS 2 fault-finding in a Pilsner Brewery Recently our UAV strategist George Burne went live … Continued

4th September 2019

Grow your Drone Business with Mastermind

It’s time to take your earning power to the next level! You’ve passed your training, you’ve got your PfCO qualification and you’ve started your drone business. Congratulations! But, now what?! You really want your business to take off and to make big changes in your businesses, but things just seem to get in the way, … Continued

3rd September 2019