PfCO Renewed for 2020 – Skylark Aerial Photography – Aerial Photography Article

PfCO Renewed for 2020 – Skylark Aerial Photography How to apply Anyone who wants to fly a drone for commercial work (often also referred to as aerial work) needs a Permission from the CAA (take careful note that this is not a licence). To get this Permission, you will need to: Remote Pilot Competence Demonstrate a sufficient understanding of aviation theory (airmanship, airspace, aviation law and good flying practice). Pass a practical flight assessment (flight test). Develop basic procedures for…

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Filming for Lakeside Travel Services – Aerial Photography Article

Filming for Lakeside Travel Services Filming for Lakeside Travel Services. Over the past few week we have been filming for Lakeside Travel Services based in Bowness – Upon – Windermere, Cumbria UK. The brief was to capture their private sightseeing tours using the limo’s at a number of key venues and locations. A 30 second and 2 minute edit were both produced. FULL & HALF DAY SET TOURS SCENIC Discover the Lake District Central, Lakes Spectacular, The Western Wilderness, Lake…

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The Drone Filming Shot List – Aerial Photography Article

The Drone Filming Shot List Aide Memoir or The Drone Filming Shot List. If you’re going to provide a professional service. Then not only do you need to look professional, have the correct equipment, know the techniques. You also need to know what you are going to shoot film wise. Having agreed with the client, researched the subject matter. Now you can list in order how the film material will be provided. Heights, angles, sunlight, subject matter, location, permissions all…

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The Game Changer – Skylark Aerial Photography – Aerial Photography Article

The Game Changer The Mavic Pro 2 changed all this. Along comes a drone with an excellent camera and the airframe is bustling with obstacle avoidance technology. We all know how good the Mavic Pro 2 is for external filming. But there is little written out there which goes into a little detail about its capability for internal shoots. Well we are about to change that. Within 6 months here at Skylark we have already carried out over 15hrs of…

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CAP1789 EU UAS Regulations – Skylark Aerial Photography – Aerial Photography Article

Updated regulations for implementation within the UK next year which will be a huge change to all drone operators.The first (Open Category) is roughly what we work to at the present.The last (Certified Category) will be in line with a commercial operation of an aircraft and require full pilot licence, pilot licence for radio, medical for pilot and drone registration/service record for drone. At Skylark we will look to hold this category and add a drone rating to our current…

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SUA – CAA Airspace Access Report Form – Aerial Photography Article

SUA:- Following the 2019 amendment of the Air Navigation Order (ANO). CAA have launched an online form to report instances where access to airspace has been denied to UAS, and where the request may not have been considered in line with the guidance set out in CAP1788 and with consideration of the interests described below. Users are reminded that the ANO, as amended, gives provision for aerodromes to grant or deny access to Flight Restriction Zones on the grounds of…

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UK Drone laws and the changes coming in Spring 2018 – Aerial Photography Article

Changes are Coming In Spring 2018 following an extensive government consuiltaion the UK with introduce new drone laws which will mean that users will need to take an online safety test and register their drone.A few years ago I thought this was not needed as surely people who own drones know the risks and will operate sensibly. Sadly I was wrong and I really welcome these new laws. Maybe driven by the click bait culture of facebook there are videos…

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