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Coverdrone exhibiting at Skytech 2015

It’s been another busy week in the office, lots of new UAV insurance policies issued and this afternoon confirmation that we’ll be exhibiting at the SkyTech 2015 UAV Conference and Exhibition on 24th April 2015. SkyTech 2015 UAV Conference and Exhibition is a one-day event serving as a… Read More

Twitter Adds Video Sharing

You might have missed it over the last couple of weeks but Twitter have updated their app to allow users to record, edit and share video directly from your phone. This can be video that you record direct from the app or that your have on your iPhone (coming soon… Read More

We’re Exhibiting At The UK Drone Show

Hot off the press – we’ve just confirmed our booking and are very excited to announce that we’re exhibiting at the UK Drone Show. This new event for both recreational users and professionals promises to be an exciting climax to the year with everything for Drone, UAV or sUAV (choose… Read More

The UK’s First Drone Show Venue Announced

The UK’s First Drone Show Venue Announced The UK’s very first drone show has revealed the location for the event on the 5th December 2015 will be hall 17 at the Birmingham NEC. Anyone interested in finding out more about the show can follow… Read More

RUSTA approved to train for Permission For Aerial Work PFAW

We heard that the team at RUSTA had some exciting news for the UAV industry and so we asked Sion Roberts to write a guest post for us. As head of the Rheinmetall Unmanned Systems Training Academy (RUSTA) I felt a great sense of satisfaction this week that our academy… Read More

NATS and ARPAS-UK form Drone safety partnership

NATS and ARPAS-UK form Drone safety partnership Air traffic services company, NATS has signed a safety partnership agreement with ARPAS UK, the trade association that represents the operators and stakeholders within the community of small Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS),… Read More

Safety is key in the use of Small Unmanned Aircraft

From environmental monitoring to geospatial mapping and crop spraying to aerial photography, the range of potential uses for Small Unmanned Aircraft (SUA), also known as Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS) and Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS), is vast and growing. Demand for these aircraft systems is increasing at a rapid rate… Read More

Cameras on drone aircraft trigger calls for legislation

An interesting video on the BBC News website regarding the potential privacy issues raised by the increasing use of UAV’s (or ‘drones’). The video features one of our clients, Horizon Aerial Photography, who build and operate remote aerial systems for aerial photography, cinematography and data-capture. Their camera operator and pilot,… Read More

Google cash buys drones to watch endangered species

Further projects using the unique funtionality of UAV’s (unmanned aerial vehicles or ‘drones’) has emerged as the World Wildlife Fund announces that $5m in funding will be provided to photograph poachers and track animals via smart radio tags. The near silent operation of UAV’s will certainly help to enable close… Read More