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WEBINAR – Drones, Part 1 Introduction to the safe use of drones and their benefits

July 9, 2021, 16:00 - 17:00

£20.00 – £30.00

Drones  – Part 1 – Introduction to the safe use of drones and their benefits

                   Part 2 – Best practice guidance

This event is being run in association with the Residential Property Surveyors Association

Date: Part 1 – Friday 9th July  Part 2 Thursday 15th July

Time: 1600 – 1700

Book both sessions and save £10

Price: £20 plus VAT (£24) or both webinars for £30 plus VAT (£36)

Online via zoom

A talk from Andy Sproson, Pigs Can Fly

Andy has a Professional background in the Emergency Services, involving Critical Incident Planning, Search and Rescue Operations and Resource Management. He formed Pigs Can Fly with Scott Dowell and undertook Commercial Remote Pilot Training. In this capacity he was involved with Critical Incident Investigations and pioneered the use of Unmanned Technology to conduct surveys of dangerous environments and confined spaces. From there, he worked alongside Scott Dowell to develop Pigs Can Fly into a U.K. Civil Aviation Authority Recognised Assessment Entity. Andy has created Unmanned Aircraft departments in over 100 Organisations and instilled a very high standard of safety. Andy continues to fly and his expertise includes Extended Line of Sight and BVLOS flights having completed several in EVLOS/BVLOS flights during SAR incidents. At the beginning of 2019 he began to conduct research into the benefits utilising Unmanned Aerial Vehicles conducting Autonomous spraying of water, feed, seeds and pesticides.

Who should attend?

These will be an invaluable sessions to anyone involved with surveying or selling property or those who work in construction and for those who are considering an investment of a drone

What will be covered?

Part 1 – Introduction, uses and benefits

  1. Overview and types of drone
  2. Uses for drones and an introduction to drones with images e.g., surveyor vs film maker.
  3. Introduction to drone regulations, Drone Code, Do’s and Do not’s, legal rights and responsibilities
  4. Understanding your aviation responsibilities
  5. Data output: Basic applications with off-the-shelf UAS.

Part 2 – Best practice guidelines

  1. Points for safe operations: including location, time of day, aircraft, weather, etc considerations.
  2. Product range: Top 3 drones and useful software to manage your flights
  3. Using a drone for property surveys
  4. Drone Insurance
  5. Best Practice, training and/or session on how to hire an external drone service.
  6. What next? Other Training options available.

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