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Why Use A CAA Approved Drone Pilot

Posted by Tim Harris on Aug 6, 2019 9:40:49 AM

The importance of a professional CAA approved drone pilot

There is an undeniable value in the use of drones for all kinds of construction, development, mapping and surveying purposes. The main thing to remember is that this is an aircraft and it needs to be treated as such. It doesn’t matter how large or how small a drone might be, it can still cause serious damage if it hits structures, other vehicles, aircrafts or people.

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Topics: Drone Law, CAA Approved Drone Pilot

Drone Surveying with DJI Phantom 4 RTK in the UK

Posted by Tim Harris on Aug 6, 2019 9:20:22 AM

Working with the DJI Phantom 4 RTK in the UK

We are stepping into the drone era and there is an undeniable need to upgrade the accuracy of these aerial vehicles. There are many uses for drones and today, we are talking about their implementation in the surveying and house building markets in the United Kingdom.

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Topics: Drone Surveying

How much do drone operators charge?

Posted by Tim Harris on Aug 6, 2019 9:19:10 AM

The costs of operating a drone

Apart from the initial outlay of purchasing the drone itself there are other financial implications which need to be considered, some of which are unrelated to the drone equipment.

Whether you envisage hiring an operator (with or without their own equipment) or training an existing employee as an operator and/or owning your own equipment, the information below is designed to give you a better understanding of the possible costs involved to suit your needs.

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Topics: Drone Roof Inspections, Drone Surveying, Drone operator charges

What is the Top Inspection Drone ?

Posted by Tim Harris on Aug 6, 2019 9:15:01 AM

DJI m210 inspection drone 

There are many different drones available for those looking for reliable options for their inspection projects. Some options are more affordable than others, and some have different features as well as advantages and disadvantages. Today, we are going to look into the DJI m210 Inspection drone and the most important features it offers. This will allow you to make an informed decision when you finally make your purchase.

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Topics: Drone Inspections

Commercial Drone Surveying in the UK

Posted by Tim Harris on Oct 2, 2018 10:13:00 AM

Commercial Drone Surveying in the UK 

For years, drone distribution companies have been using UK drones to complete inspections, construction projects, media projects, and more. Leveraging this newfound power in our world that takes to the sky and mitigates danger as well as human error in the process, drone surveying is only increasing in popularity throughout our country today.

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Topics: Drone Surveying

5 Ways Drones Are Being Used for UK Construction Today

Posted by Tim Harris on Sep 26, 2018 8:43:36 AM

Yes, drones can be used for more than cool aerial footage in social media videos today. UK drones are actually being leveraged at a rapid pace for construction work, data collection, and picture-taking, completely revolutionising the industry as we once knew it. Providing more accurate intel in a fraction of the normal time without endangering any lives, the potential for construction drones knows no limits at this time.

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Topics: Drone Roof Inspections

Drone Roof inspections: 3 Ways They Are Improving Roofing Inspections

Posted by Tim Harris on Sep 5, 2018 10:10:00 AM

For years construction personnel, handymen, and other engineers have scaled to the tops of commercial roofs for inspections, projects and planning. Never quite able to see the scale of the roof and everything on it/in it, these people also risked their lives to go out onto such treacherous pathways.

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Topics: Drone Roof Inspections



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