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One page guide to the CAA Open Category for drones

On 31st December 2020, new UK drone regulations came into force Over the last few years, the UK CAA has been heavily involved in contributing to the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) EU Drone Regulation Package that was due to come into force in July 2020 but was...

GVC and A2 CofC Courses now live

Global Drone Training are now running GVC and A2 CofC Courses As you probably know if you have found this post, drone regulations in the UK are changing on the 31st December 2020. The UK CAA will be mirroring the new EASA regulations. This means most drone operations,...

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...
One page guide to the CAA Open Category for drones

One page guide to the CAA Open Category for drones

On 31st December 2020, new UK drone regulations came into force Over the last few years, the UK CAA has been heavily involved in contributing to the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) EU Drone Regulation Package that was due to come into force in July 2020 but was...

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Our website just got smarter!

Our website just got smarter!

We have been improving the Global Drone Training website behind the scenes We know that renewing your PfCO or Operational Authorisation can be a bit of a hassle at times, so we have put a lot of work into improving our website so that the process becomes as seamless...

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GVC and A2 CofC Courses now live

GVC and A2 CofC Courses now live

Global Drone Training are now running GVC and A2 CofC Courses As you probably know if you have found this post, drone regulations in the UK are changing on the 31st December 2020. The UK CAA will be mirroring the new EASA regulations. This means most drone operations,...

read more
Drone and RC aircraft simulator videos

Drone and RC aircraft simulator videos

Drone simulator videos for School of Drones Free and Pro members It's been a very strange few weeks. With a lot of our face-to-face training impacted we have decided to produce some materials that you can access to continue to develop your skills. We decided to put...

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UK CAA PfCO renewal dates pushed back

UK CAA PfCO renewal dates pushed back

Permission for Commerial Operations (PfCO) renewals extended by the CAA. On Friday 27th March 2020, the UK CAA released the snappily titled:  "ORS4 No.1360: Unmanned Aircraft – COVID19 Pandemic – Extension of Validity Period for all UAS Operating Permissions or...

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Our response to the Covid-19 Coronavirus outbreak

Our response to the Covid-19 Coronavirus outbreak

COVID-19 Social Isolation during training Updated 07/07/2020 Staffing we now have improved staffing levels again so course administration is back to normal. The office phone is still on voicemail only at present, so please leave a message or send an email and we'll...

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