Are You Prepared For Drone Ownership?

Are You Prepared For Drone Ownership?

Choose a Drone That Fits You

Before you buy a drone, make sure you choose one that fits your needs. There are many reasons why you may want to buy a drone. You may be a Hobbyist drone operator that just wants to have fun with a drone or you may be a Commercial Operator who uses a drone as a work tool. Choosing a drone that fits your needs is essential as you ultimately want a drone that you’re happy with.

If you’re a hobbyist drone operator you might be a sub 250g drone. The best sub 250g drone at the moment is the DJI Mini 3 Pro which is capable of 4k/60fps video and 48mp photos.  The selling point of sub-250-gram drones is that they are less restricted compared to heavier drones. 

If you are unsure about what drone will suit your needs you can contact us on live chat between 9 am and 9 pm or call us on 01243 882440 on weekdays between 9 am and 5:30 pm.

Learn About Safety First

Drones are becoming more popular every day, so it’s important that you learn how to safely operate one. Make sure you follow these safety tips before taking off:

1. Always keep your drone within sight.

2. Never fly near people or animals.

3. Keep your drone away from power lines.

4. Never Fly More than 500m away from yourself.

5. Never Fly More than 120m (400ft) above the earth's surface.

6. Always Check No Fly Zones before you take off

If you are operating a sub 250g drone you can fly it in residential, recreational, commercial and industrial areas. You can also fly closer than 50 meters to people and even overfly them.

Know Where You Can Fly

If you’re new to drones, you might not know where you can fly them. It’s essential to understand the rules and regulations governing drone use before you take off. Check No Fly Zones before you fly to make sure you are flying in the correct places. Here you can check your No Fly Zones.

Practice Safe Flying Techniques.

Drones are fun, but they also come with some risks. Make sure you practice safe flying techniques so you don’t end up crashing into something or hurting yourself.