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The drone incident at Gatwick Airport

FPV UK strongly condemns illegal activity

Regarding the alleged drone incident at Gatwick airport. The media are alleging the following: One, or possibly several, small unmanned aircraft allegedly flew over Gatwick airfield, several times, between the evening of Wednesday 19th of December and the evening of Thursday 20th December. No aircraft has been captured. No operator has been found. No specific […]


FPV UK members can now enjoy discounts on outdoor equipment

10% off at Cotswold Outdoor, Cycle Surgery, Snow+Rock and Runners Need

We are pleased to announce that FPV UK members can now benefit from 10% discount at ​Cotswold Outdoor, Cycle Surgery, Snow+Rock and Runners Need, both in store and online. Take advantage of this great offer from the largest outdoor retailer in the UK and pick up some high quality outdoor equipment from the experts. Keep […]


CAA Permission for flight above 400ft

The recent 2018 amendments to the Air Navigation Order will come into effect on the 30th July 2018, making it illegal to operate any unmanned aircraft (including model aircraft) above 400ft. The UK model flying associations (BMFA, SAA, LMA & FPVUK) have been working in close collaboration in ongoing negotiations with the Department for Transport (DfT) and […]


Update on changes to UK regulations

UK Regulation Update

The latest meeting between the Department for Transport (DfT), Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) and representatives from the UK Model Flying Associations took place this afternoon (Friday 15th June) at the DfT offices in London. The most urgent matter to address was the recent change to the Air Navigation Order (ANO) which introduced (in Article 94A) a 400ft […]


Amendment to the Air Navigation Order 2016 – 30th May 2018

On 30th May we will be laying an amendment to the Air Navigation Order 2016 in Parliament. Following the government’s consultation last year, this will put into law the requirements for: 1. operators of drones of 250g and above to be registered 2. pilots flying these drones (known as ‘remote pilots’) to obtain an acknowledgement […]


FPV UK launches new features. Raises price below inflation rate

On 5th April 2024 FPV UK announced several new features. These include commercial (EC) 785/2004 compliant insurance cover as standard, DroneHub – our new community hub – now linked to your FPV UK account. And My Hangar & My Log Book, two tools to let you log and manage your drones and your flying hours. […]


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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