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Call to action! Please write to your MP, the Minister for Aviation and the Chief Executive of the CAA.

It is time to call on our members to take action about registration by letting your MP, the minister for aviation and the chief executive of the CAA know what you think (politely!). The DfT and CAA have let us down and broken every part of the regulator’s code. And despite public promises to work […]

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Government consultation on the £16.50 cost of registration. Be sure to reply!

All drone operators will be forced to register with the Government by November 2019. The Government has just opened a consultation on the £16.50 per annum proposed price. We think this is absolutely outrageous (it’s almost as much as the FPV UK membership fee, and you get absolutely nothing to show for it!). Please be […]

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Simon Dale (Chief Exec) on BBC Radio Sussex this morning talking about drone defences

Simon Dale (FPV UK chief executive) on BBC Radio Sussex this morning:

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Simon Dale (Chief Exec) on BBC Radio Surrey this morning talking about drone defences

Simon Dale (FPV UK Chief Executive) was interviewed this morning by BBC Radio Surrey on the subject of airport drone defences. You can listen here:

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New Member Deal: 10% off ARPAS Membership

ARPAS-UK is the professional body and trade association for the fast evolving commercial RPAS industry, working on behalf of its members to influence regulation and promote safe operational best practice for commercial operators. On its website ARPAS also provides a database of approved operators bringing in potential customers for your commercial drone business. We’re pleased […]

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New Member Deal: 10% off at Barcelona Drone Center

We are very pleased to announce that FPV UK members now qualify for 10% discount off Drone Training and Drone Remote Sensing Applications Training at Barcelona Drone Center. Barcelona Drone Center has segregated airspace, a hangar, runway, lab, meeting room, ground control stations, office and all of this, in a beautiful solar powered bio-climatic building surrounded […]

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New exemptions and permissions issued

The Air Navigation Order 2016 (ANO) 2019 amendments announced previously are now in force. A summary of these changes can be found in CAP 1763. The following General Exemptions have been issued, which reflect these changes. ORS4- 1294: Small Unmanned Aircraft – First Person View (FPV) Flying ORS4- 1295: Small Unmanned Aircraft with a Mass Greater […]

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Simon Dale (Chief Exec) on BBC Radio Sussex this morning talking about the new Flight Restriction Zones which come into force today.

Simon Dale (Chief Exec) on BBC Radio Sussex this morning talking about the new Flight Restriction Zones which come into force today.

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FPV UK flyers available

We now have a stock of FPV UK flyers which we are making available to organisations whose clients might be interested to know about FPV UK. A number of NQEs have asked for these over recent months to provide their PfCO training clients with insurance whilst they are training for, and taking, their practical flight […]

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Membership website back online

On Friday evening 8/03/2019 after 19.35 the software on our members.fpvuk.org web server was updated. Unfortunately a problem with that update resulted in the members.fpvuk.org part of our website (the part where new members join) being unavailable until approximately 23.45 on Saturday 09/03/2019. After this time, until approximately 11.45 on Sunday 10/03/2019 new members were […]

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