Questions by New Drone Pilots
Insights into the latest drone regulations and best practices for legal and responsible flying
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This is the number one question as people can feel overwhelmed. We give you guidance on choosing your drone depending on your budget, skill level and factors like camera quality, ease of use and flight time.
Drone rules and regulations are set by the aviation authorities of the CAA in the UK and the FAA in the USA. We detail the rules and regulations and show you how to find locations where you can fly legally and safely.
You will need to to register your drones with aviation authorities. We show you the registration process in the UK with the CAA and in the USA with the FAA. We show you the necessary steps to ensure compliance with regulations based on the weight of the drone.
I have developed a face to face and Online course that gives the students the skills to fly DJI drones safely, legally with confidence in three hours.
Beginner students fly drones for fun, in small groups of 4 people, using the DJI Simulator, Tello drone and a selection of the latest DJI drones.
I have an Operational Authorisation from the CAA, An A2 CofC (A2 Certificate of Competency) GVC and does a wide range of aerial TV, Film and Survey work with drones in the UK.
No skill level required, just give us your first name and email and start to watch the full video training workshop.
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You may be able to find parts of this information on Youtube, but you will need to search many different channels and areas. The answers are unlikely to be all in one place with any clear flow of information from one video to another.