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FPV UK welcomes Jamie Allen as examiner and mentor in Glasgow

FPV UK is very pleased to welcome Jamie Allen as our 31st national mentor and examiner for the FPV UK Certificate of Competency: Practical course. Jamie has been teaching people to fly drones for five years. He delivered PfCO courses for UAVHUB (when it was called ICARUS), and Consortiq and carried out their flight training […]

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UAVHUB interview about FPV UK Drone Article 16 Operational Authorisation

Recently FPV UK’s Chief Executive Simon Dale and the UAVHUB Blueskies Dronecast guys got together for a chat for their Podcast.  The main subject of discussion was the FPV UK Drone Article 16 Operational Authorisation. The UAVHUB team quizzed Simon on how the Article 16 operational authorisation came about, what exactly it allows our members […]

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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

These two infographics show the 2021 UK drone regulations in an easy to understand graphical format. They serve as a quick guide to explain both the Open Category Drone and Model Aircraft rules, and the FPV UK Article 16: Operational Authorisation rules. Open Category drone rules in a nutshell This infographic explains where you can […]

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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

Following several years of negotiations, the CAA issued UAS implementing regulation article 16 operational authorisation.  The FPV UK Article 16 Operational Authorisation 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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