3689670556?profile=originalHiring drones for private and commercial events is becoming increasingly popular due to the unique aerial perspectives that drones can bring to video and photography.

However, hiring a drone operator can be a risky business.

You want to be sure that the operator is a qualified and licensed drone pilot, who also has comprehensive liability insurance.

A brand-new UK organisation aims to help with this.

Drone Safe Register is compiling a first-of-its-kind public directory listing skilled, professional drone operators. The organisation plans to match legal drone pilots with those parties seeking aerial photography services. A worthy goal for sure.

Take a look now at their introductory video:

For further information DroneSafeRegister.org.uk

Let us know what you think - the Good, the Bad and the Ugly :)


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  • @Nigel - thanks for taking the time to review and all good feedback...yes DSR needs to get the model right maybe a freemium type model and then detail out any costs for vetting pilot(s). 



  • You forgot to mention the £150/year fee...

    By ensuring that your drone pilot has their DSR pilot card, you can rest assured that you are employing the services of an approved drone pilot who operates in accordance to UK drone law.

    The danger is that if you haven't got a 'DSR Pilot Card' some people will think you can't be legal.

    It's a nice idea, but the business model is wrong.

    It should be free to go on the list, but chargeable for other services.

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