If you have been following me for a while, you may know that at the beginning of the year I crashed my phantom. I say crashed, but what I mean is it literally switched off while 20m in the air. Crazy, I know! It was my fault though because I didn’t take my own advice … More This was not my brightest idea…
That strange, loud buzzing you hear above may not, in fact, be a bee or a wasp it’s probably a drone. But what is a drone you ask? Well here’s the dictionary.com definition: But that doesn’t quite make drones sound half as exciting as they actually are. The term ‘Drone’ that we’ve all become accustomed … More What is a drone?
This is going to sound like I’m hating on this particular shop in Belfast, but I promise you I’m not. Think of it as story time……. Just story time with a very clear gender bias. OK OK, I know you’re probably thinking ‘that’s all we need another woman complaining about the gender bias in the … More It’s actually for me. Yes. Me. I’m a drone pilot.
OK so I know it’s been awhile since I properly posted anything on here…but I’m back to let you know I can really shake em down that I’ll be resuming regular programming from here on in. Life and work got in the way of this blog for a little while, but I’ve been working hard … More I Can Explain
I’ve been working with Flyte for a year! A full year. 365 days. That is a long time 😮 And it’s amazing to look back and see how far I’ve come since graduating a year and a half ago. On Monday 12th September 2016, I started my first proper big girl job here at Flyte … More Happy Work Birthday to Me!
The answer to this short simple question depends entirely on where you are and if you are flying as a hobby or professionally. I’ll break down some of the rules from the CAA, IAA and the FAA into easy to understand chunks to keep you informed and on the right side of the law. As … More Can I fly here?
*This post initially appeared on blog.flyte.ie * With all the rules and regulations surrounding drone flight, we thought we’d help you find some places to fly your drones, both recreationally and commercially with as little hassle as possible surrounding those rules and regulations. It’s a little-known fact that the National Trust strictly prohibits drone flights … More Top 5 places to fly in Northern Ireland
*This post initially appeared on blog.flyte.ie * With the numbers of commercial drone pilots sky-rocketing, and the airspace between zero and 400ft becoming increasingly crowded, it is becoming more important than ever to ensure you are carrying out your drone flights safely, within aviation authority rules and regulations. There are expected to be an estimated 7 million … More 5 Questions to ask yourself before take-off
With the popularity of drone footage growing and growing in both the U.K and the U.S on social and video platforms such as youtube, how do we establish a clear line between hobby and commercial flights? In the U.K the laws surrounding commercial flights are very clear, should you want to carry out commercial work … More Can I monetise my drone flight footage on video sharing platforms?
*This post initially appeared on blog.flyte.ie * It will come as no surprise that a lot of drone enthusiasts will want to take their drones with them on holidays. As well as ensuring you follow all the rules and regulations surrounding safe flying when you arrive at your destination, there are a few issues to … More Travelling with Lithium Polymer Batteries