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CAA registration open for second batch

CAA registration is once again open on our website. New members, or existing members who haven’t yet registered with the CAA, can have us register them with the CAA with a click of a single button (and an ‘Are you sure?’ popup). Here is a video showing the super-easy process: These registrations will be processed […]

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Plastic FPV UK Membership Cards now available for pre-order

In addition to your PDF membership certificate and electronic membership card, FPV UK will now begin to produce an optional plastic membership card. The card will include your Name, FPV UK membership number, expiry date, FPV UK achievements (Certificate of Competency: Drone Law and Certificate of Competency: Practical) and your CAA Operator ID*. The price […]

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You can now register with the CAA from your FPV UK account.

You can now register with the CAA through your FPV UK account! It takes 30 seconds – here’s a video to prove it. (We still don’t support registration. But since it’s now law we thought we’d better make it easy for our members). Deadline 31st January 2020. If you opt-in in this way your details […]

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FPV UK's Simon Dale on ITN National News

Simon Dale speaking about the drone and model aircraft registration system

ITN National News interviewed FPV UK’s Simon Dale about registration and what it means to Drone and Model Aircraft Pilots in the UK. Play video of Simon Dale speaking to ITN                        

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FPV UK Drone and Model Aircraft Registration Scheme (DMARES) Information

CAA Drone and Model Aircraft Registration Scheme DMARES Are FPV UK members exempt from the Drone Competency Test & Flyer ID? Under the CAA’s General Exemption 1328 (http://publicapps.caa.co.uk/docs/33/1328.pdf) FPV UK members who have achieved the FPV UK ‘A’ certificate are exempt from taking the CAA’s competency test or carrying a Flyer ID. If you haven’t […]

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FPV UK quoted on BBC News this morning

We were quoted on BBC News today on the topic of drone registration: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-50293106

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Drone & Model Aircraft Registration Scheme

Late yesterday afternoon the CAA announced that the Drone and Model Aircraft Registration and Education Scheme will go live on 5 November 2019.  The fee to register with the CAA will be £9. Registration for FPV UK members FPV UK members will not need to register directly with the government scheme.  Our members will be […]

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FPV UK response to House of Commons Science and Technology Committee Drone Report

NEWS RELEASE IMMEDIATE RELEASE [email protected] 11/10/2019 The Science and Technology Committee’s report states ‘It is vital that the Government respects recreational drone user and model flying communities and ensures that any further regulation or legislation does not dissuade people from joining such communities.’ This is absolutely crucial and we completely agree. Apart from being a […]

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Avonvale Model Flying Club open to new members (including FPV UK members)

“. Formed in 1962, Avonvale Model Flying Club has an enthusiastic membership of over 80 members. Based on the Ragley Estate near Alcester, they have a dedicated field from which to operate, ideal for all types of models. We’re very pleased to have recently given Avonvale access to the FPV UK membership number check tool […]

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The One Show is looking for a drone racing pilot

The One Show is looking for a charismatic drone racing pilot for a film they want to make with a drone racing a trained Sparrowhawk. The pilot would be female ideally (apparently they have had a lot of men on the show recently) and comfortable on camera. Anyone keen and available? See our Facebook post […]

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