Coptrz TV EP 1 – DJI Inspire 2

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Hello, I’m David Johnson and welcome to Coptrz TV. Today, we’re taking a look at the new drone from DJI, the eagerly awaited Inspire 2.

It’s been two years since DJI launched the Inspire 1, and flying the Inspire 1 on an almost daily basis, and appreciating what an amazing craft it is, makes the release of the Inspire 2 feel like all your Christmases have come at once. Remember, it’s been two years, and in technology terms, that’s like a lifetime.

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The Coldest Flight – Athens to Nordkapp

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It’s not every day you get asked to drive from the southern-most point in Europe, Athens in Greece, to the most northern point, Nordkapp in Norway (some 6,500km) – and then get asked to film the adventure as you go! However, we were asked that very question and we took to the challenge.

The drone world has moved on so quickly in the last couple of years and the more we travel with our craft the more we ask of them. There is so much footage online showing the stunning scenery of Iceland, the Alps, snow-covered peaks in Scotland, glaciers and cars drifting on frozen lakes in Norway; they all make for beautiful and dynamic shots, but just how much work has to be done beforehand by the operators?

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What’s the best way to train as a commercial drone pilot?

There are lucrative, exciting opportunities out there for anyone who wants to train as a commercial drone pilot. Drones, or UAVs (unmanned aerial vehicles) are the technology of the future. Anyone can train to fly them and the demand for skilled drone pilots is constantly growing.

If you want to work as a professional drone pilot, you’ll need to obtain a drone licence from the CAA, called the Permission for Commercial Operations (PfCO). Just like learning to drive, you’ll need professional training to help you pass a theory test and practical tests, but there are a lot of drone courses in the UK and the different options can be confusing.

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DJI Inspire 2: The Review

Although DJI’s next-generation craft may have one eye on Hollywood, the Inspire 2 is set to become a major player in many commercial field…

Written by Ian Collen of DRONE magazine.

It has barely been a couple of years since the original Inspire was launched in November 2014, but that already seems like an age ago. Of course, in drone terms, two years is positively ancient, but that hasn’t stopped the Inspire from remaining a very popular choice for pilots in the commercial sector – or consumers simply wanting the best they can get, for that matter.

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Coptrz sign distributor agreement with ECA Group

UK’s leading drone retailer and educator agrees pact with cutting edge manufacturer to give customers the benefit of the latest drone technology.

December 27, 2016 – Coptrz, the industry leading retailer and trainer for drone technology, has inked an agreement with ECA Group for the distribution of their units throughout the UK.

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DJI drones: 7 amazing facts you didn’t know about them

Here at COPTRZ, we offer a wide range of DJI drones that differ in both features and price points – and we would, without hesitation, recommend that you carefully peruse the selection of these drones listed on our website. Before that, though, you can read several awesome facts about DJI drones – facts that you might never have known about these products. Continue reading “DJI drones: 7 amazing facts you didn’t know about them”

Mandatory Registration Proposal For New Drones

The announcement that a new safety test is likely to be imposed for all types of drone users has sent shockwaves across the industry. With those companies who cater mainly to the consumer market beating the war drums that this is bad for the future of the industry.

Here at COPTRZ, however, we have the view that this is a good thing for the industry and it will raise standards and protect the jobs of commercial UAV pilots.

We take hundreds of pilots through their CAA courses, for which they pay a significant amount of hard earned money to achieve.

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20 Fun Facts About the Drones Industry in The UK

In the UK, the drones industry appears to be in good health – and its future looks promising, too. Here are some interesting facts about the industry.

Sales of consumer drones have been increasing

There was a 24% rise in sales of consumer drones in 2014, The Guardian has reported. Continue reading “20 Fun Facts About the Drones Industry in The UK”

Massive Black Friday Sale at Coptrz

Black Friday is coming and so we wanted to update you with what big offers we have for you running until Sunday midnight! 0% finance is available on all of the below deals. Call 01709 599 458 if you have any questions.

DJI Phantom 4 & CAA Drone Training Course for £1,549.20+VAT

Save £519.80+VAT – 26%

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