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30% off your first FPV Training Session with Airtech Images

Airtech Images FPV Training Partnership

We’re delighted to announce our new partnership with Airtech Images and here’s why it could really help your flying by providing FPV Training sessions! About Airtech Images – Welcome to your gateway into the thrilling world of FPV drone flying! Our expert-led training sessions cater for beginners and enthusiasts, prioritising safety and fun. No equipment […]

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20% off your first subscription payment with Dronedesk

Dronedesk Partnership

Unlock Efficiency and Safety with Dronedesk!  We’re thrilled to unveil our exciting new partnership with Dronedesk. Here’s why Dronedesk is a game-changer: Supercharge Your Flight Planning: Dronedesk slashes your flight planning time by an impressive 63%. Say goodbye to tedious spreadsheets and hello to efficiency! Operational Risk Reduction: Dronedesk helps you lower operational risk while ensuring compliance with […]

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DJI | Hasselblad Flagship Store and FPV UK form dream partnership

DJI | Hasselblad Flagship Store and FPV UK form dream partnership to give drone customers the ultimate package

This partnership will give customers DJI | Hasselblad’s world-renowned technology, excellent service – in store and online – along with the benefits of public liability insurance, comprehensive support, exclusive flight authorisation and the community of FPV UK membership. Partnership offers                                […]

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Get social with DroneHub & link your FPV UK & DroneHub accounts

Link your accounts and show your badges

DroneHub is the official FPV UK community space. Share your photos and videos, discuss the latest drones, or the rules. Get technical, organise meet-ups, trade your kit or anything else! If you don’t already have one, you can create a DroneHub account from your FPV UK dashboard. If you’re already on DroneHub you can now […]

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Recreational & commercial ops are
cleared for take off

Enjoy new features and freedoms with your membership including Commercial Insurance (EC) 785/2004

FPV UK is delighted to bring you a drone load of new features and flying freedoms including commercial insurance (EC) 785/2004 Commercial operations insurance – (EC) 785/2004 Been asked to photograph your local golf course? Does your mate want their roof inspected? Has a friend of a friend requested an aerial house photo for their […]

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Drone Insurance Comparison UK

What's the best drone insurance package in the UK?

Below we’ve compared three of the drone public liability insurance offerings on the market. FPV UK GADC BMFA Public Liability Insurance Y Y Y International Cover Y N Y Commercial Cover Y N N Authorised and regulated by the CAA Y N Y Article 16 Operational Authorisation Y N Y CAA Operator ID Registration and […]

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Drone photography/layout/writing help wanted!

Do you have photos/articles/layout skills to help with a new welcome guide for new members?

We have an idea to put together an easy to digest, magazine style ‘Welcome Guide’ for new FPV UK members. Who are very often new drone pilots too. This will be consistent with the FPV UK handbook, but much more ‘glossy’ and attractive to read for a newbie. We’d like to include details about registering […]

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FPV UK stickers, CAA Operator ID stickers and high-vis armbands now available

Stickers, Labels and Armbands in the FPV UK store

Customised 6mm transparent CAA Operator ID stickers These 6mm tall transparent sticky labels are ideal for labelling your drones with your CAA Operator ID. Labelling the main body of your drone or model aircraft with your Operator ID ensures you comply with the regulations. These stickers fit nicely on the side of a DJI Mini, […]

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20% CAA drone registration price increase. Reply now!

CAA to charge the drone/model community £379,174 more next year.

Drone/model aircraft operator registration alone earns the CAA almost £1.9m per annum. But, apparently that’s not enough. From the 1st of April 2023, the UK regulator intends to increase its price for registration by 13.5%. And with its rounding-up policy, that takes the price from £10 to £12 – actually making it a 20% increase. […]

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Moonrock accidental damage, fly-away, and theft insurance for FPV UK members

As an FPV UK member, you can fly safe in the knowledge that you are covered by our £5m drone insurance. You’re covered in case your drone damages someone else’s property or injures someone. But what about insurance for the drone itself in case you were to accidentally damage it, or in case you experienced […]

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