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...

What is my legal entity?

During your application for your CAA PfCO, you will be asked for your Legal Entity. It is really important to get this right, otherwise it could delay your application with the CAA. Who will hold the PfCO? When it comes down to it, the legal entity is the holder of...

UK CAA PfCO Fee Changes 2019

The cost for a CAA Permission for Commercial Operations is increasing Each year on the 1st April the UK CAA adjusts their fee structure. In recent years there has been a marked increase in CAA fees each year. This is partly in response to the growth of the drone...

13th March 2019 UK drone regulation changes

The flying of drones near active aerodromes has become an increasing issue over the last couple of years. As a result, the regulations for flying around active aerodromes were changed in July 2018. However, following incidents at Gatwick and Heathrow around Christmas...