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22nd Oct

Drone Registration Update


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Registration The UK’s new Drone and Model Aircraft Registration and Education Scheme will go live on 5 November 2019 (please note that you cannot register before this date). There will be two elements to the online system. Anyone responsible for a drone or unmanned aircraft (including model aircraft) weighing between 250g and 20kg will need […]

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22nd Oct

Action to detect, deter and disrupt the misuse of drones


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The government will develop a new mobile counter-drone unit to be deployed to drone-related incidents and major events across the UK, as part of the government’s “Counter-Drone” Strategy launched by Security Minister Brandon Lewis today. The world-leading strategy will ensure individuals, businesses and emergency services in the UK can continue to harness the economic and social benefits […]

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21st Oct

Police to get new powers to combat illegal drone use


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The government will issue police with new detention and disruption equipment as part of its strategy regarding the criminal use of UAVs, The Times has reported. The strategy also includes the development of an international set of standards for manufacturers, which aims to ensure that all drones are fitted with safety features. The news follows […]

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16th Oct

NATS New Free Drone Training Online


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NATS has today launched its new free online drone training course, aimed at new drone owners and hobbyists. Steve Graham, head of business engagement at NATS, said: “We hope new and existing drone users will find our new online hobbyist course useful as a fun-to-use tool with a serious message. NATS strongly supports fair and […]

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9th Oct

The Times They Are a Changing


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Over the last 5 years Iprosurv have been droning on about drones to various industries, insurance companies, loss adjusters and facilities management to name but a few. We can honestly say it has been a long hard road, there have been ups and downs, good times and bad times but we kept on going and […]

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30th Sep

New Drone Registration Laws


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New drone laws being introduced on 30 November 2019 will require owners of drones weighing 250 grams or more to register with the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) and for drone pilots to take an online safety test to ensure the UK’s skies are safe from irresponsible flyers. The changes are part of the future of […]

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18th Sep

How 250 years on Captain James Cook Can Still Shape Tomorrow’s Insurance


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My boyhood, and manhood, hero is Captain James Cook – explorer, pioneer, adventurer, leader and role model. How brave He and his crew must have been to head off into unknown places to see unknown things, with a limited prospect of coming back to see loved ones again. With no postal system at sea, no […]

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