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Simon Dale interviewed about Article 16 Operational Authorisation on UAVHUB Podcast

Simon Dale (FPV UK’s Chief Executive) was interviewed for the Blue Skies Dronecast from UAVHUB recently. You can watch and listen on YouTube here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4o_lECVJdNA

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Moonrock Insurance offer for FPV UK members

Looking for cover against accidental damage, fly-aways and theft? Moonrock Drone Insurance is now offering hobby insurance and FPV UK members get 10% off! All of their policies include: – UK & EU coverage – Unintentional fly-away cover – Accidental damage and theft cover – Legal defence costs and expenses If your drone is beyond […]

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New FPV UK Handbook 2021 - v1.1 released

A new updated and expanded version of the FPV UK handbook is now available to download.  This accompanies the new FPV UK Article 16 Operational Authorisation UAS13529 which is now in force (and supersedes the previous joint Article 16 Operational Authorisation). Open the FPV UK Handbook 2021 v1.1 here

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New Article 16 Operational Authorisation issued

New Article 16 Operational Authorisation issued

The CAA has today issued FPV UK with its new Article 16 Operational Authorisation. This supersedes the previous joint Article 16 Operational Authorisation. UAS13529 Article 16 Authorisation Issue 2 The new version of the FPV UK handbook (v1.1) to accompany this operational authorisation is also now available:  FPV UK Handbook 2021 v1.1  In this version […]

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Open Category and FPV UK Article 16 Operational Authorisation Infographics

Two new infographics explain the Open Category Drone and Model Aircraft rules, and the Article 16 Operational Authorisation rules. See our two knowledgebase articles about them here: Open Category Infographic Article 16 Operational Authorisation Infographic  

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FPV UK Welcomes Matthew McKay as mentor and examiner near Warrington

FPV UK is very pleased to welcome Matthew McKay to the growing team of FPV UK Certificate of Competency: Practical mentors and examiners around the country. The FPV UK CofC: Practical is FPV UK’s practical skills certificate, which members take to improve their practical skills, confidence and for their own pleasure and sense of achievement. […]

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New FPV UK Handbook

FPV UK Handbook The FPV UK handbook is available for download here.  Some of the topics covered in the FPV UK handbook are: Information about how FPV UK membership works (details of each of the different types of subscription – how often they renew, when reminders are sent, how you can cancel them, etc) Guidance […]

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CAA issues Article 16 Operational Authorisation - UAS 7068

Following several years of negotiations, the CAA issued ‘UAS 7068’ – UAS implementing regulation article 16 operational authorisation.  Operational Authorisation UAS 7806 is available here. When the rules changed on 31st December 2020 this authorisation came into effect and allows association members to enjoy privileges beyond the new UAS rules.  Such as: Flying FPV without […]

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FPV UK Certificate of Competency: Practical

FPV UK's achievement scheme now has twenty examiners around the country

FPV UK is pleased to announce that we now have twenty examiners spread across the nation from Southampton in the South to Lybster in the very North of Scotland. This means you can now do your FPV UK Certificate of Competency: Practical in more places than ever.  Read more about the achievement scheme and find […]

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RC Model and Drone flying Covid-19 Update

If any further guidance was needed regarding the recommencement of RC model and drone flying in England, this letter from the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport is surely it. ‘It is vital that people continue to be active during the Covid-19 outbreak to support their physical and mental health.’ ‘All outdoor sports and […]

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