How will the new EASA drone rules impact drone flying in the UK?

With the release of CAP 1789 by the CAA on 21st June 2019, we are starting to get a lot of questions about how the new EASA drone rules will impact the use of drones in the UK. As a result, we have tried to put this guide together. Please be aware that we are still in...

What to expect from a CAA PfCO Audit

As the UK aviation regulator, the CAA is required to audit operators who have a CAA Permission for Commercial Operations. As a result they have asked us to pass on a few details of what to expect from a PfCO audit and some issues that have been raised to far. The...

The Aerial Academy is rebranding

We have traded as “The Aerial Academy” since 2014, but the time has come to move on! This email was really the last straw after some ongoing discussions about our brand… “I came across your company and thought you may like to attend our event...

UK’s first PfCO course for women only

Course details As dronetraining.co.uk (formerly The Aerial Academy), we haven’t formally introduced Carys! Carys is our newest instructor and will base her courses in Glossop on the edge of the beautiful Peak District. Carys blogs regularly as The Drone Lass and...

A free month of Flock drone insurance. Get in quick, ends soon!

Limited offer: Get one month free drone insurance with Flock Hello! Our insurance partners Flock have launched a monthly commercial drone insurance policy, Fly Unlimited, as a new alternative to annual insurance. Right now, all The Aerial Academy alumni can take...

Which Mavic 2 is best for my needs?

The DJI Mavic 2 series is rapidly replacing DJI Phantoms and other larger drones in some areas of the drone industry; but are they right for you and, if so, which one should you buy? There are a couple of obvious areas where none of the Mavic 2 drones are really...