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Drone Operations During Lockdown, What Has Changed?

COVID-19, a pandemic - has infected at least 2 million people all over the world and has caused almost approximately 170,000 deaths so far... In order to control and maintain the safety of populations, governments all over the world have implemented lockdowns. People have been restricted to their homes for more than a month (May […]

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How Drones Can Help with Property Maintenance

Property managers usually juggle with many different projects at once. They always look for ways to improve efficiency between their new as well as existing projects to save time and money. Amidst all the latest advancements happening in the construction industry, drone technology is redefining the development, construction, and any construction process' for project managers. […]

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How Can Drones Add Value to Projects

Drones, also known as unnamed aerial vehicles (UAVs), are being used for military defence purposes and in tech-savvy equipment for quite some time. However, one of the main adopters of this exciting technology is the construction and surveying industry. Drones have transformed the entire construction industry and redefined the way buildings are projected, designed, and […]

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Drone Surveys for the Hospitality Industry - Pros & Cons

The hospitality industry continues is always looking for innovation to improve customer services and increase the operations of its business. Considering the growing popularity and advantages of drones, this industry is now beginning to use drones to perform different tasks with a higher level of accuracy and efficiency. The versatility of drones has enabled hotels […]

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CAA National Drone Registration: How to Register Drone in the UK

What is the CAA National Drone Registration Scheme? The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA), on November 5, 2019, has introduced a new National Drone Registration Scheme for drone users in the UK. Children and adults who want to fly a drone will now have to take the test to prove that they can do it legally […]

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What Does a Dilapidation Survey Involve? How Can Drones Help?

What is the Dilapidation Survey? The dilapidation survey records the current condition of a property before starting any kind of construction or development work. It identifies all the structural defects that are present in the property prior to starting any major work. Who Conducts Dilapidation Surveys? Registered Building Inspectors who also do independent property inspections […]

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Drone vs Traditional Survey Methods: A Guide for Surveyors

Drone Survey and  Traditional Survey Surveying has always been an essential component of sectors like agriculture, mining, urban planning, irrigation, and infrastructure development. When commercial drones were first introduced, the geospatial industry immediately accepted them. These drones had advanced technology, different types of sensors, as well as high-resolution cameras. Surveyors and GIS Professionals saw great […]

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3D Point Clouds and Drone Photogrammetry

We were ask a local history group to document and map an area of a Brockley and Ladywell cemetery in Brockley South East London .  See about 3D Point Clouds and Drone Photogrammetry from here. As this is a conservation and nature reserve area as well as being a historical site. We needed permission from […]

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10 Tips For Hiring a Survey Drone Pilot You Can Trust

There are a number of reasons why you might require the use of a drone. Whatever your requirements, if you choose for hiring a survey drone pilot then you will need to make several considerations in order to determine whether they are reputable and trustworthy.  10 Tips For Hiring a Survey Drone Pilot So take […]

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Drones and Photo Mapping

In a relatively short period of time, drones have become a disruptive technology in many commercial sectors including surveying and agriculture. One key area where these flexible and affordable machines are used today is photo mapping.  Drones and Photo Mapping With high-resolution cameras and accurate geotagging from GPS data. Once you have the appropriate software […]

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How do Drones help Surveyors ?

See How do Drones help Surveyors from here. Surveyors find themselves operating in a whole range of different sectors including property purchases, land surveys, agriculture and construction. While it’s a profession that has normally remained quite static in how technology is used. Developments in drone technology have made a big difference.  How do Drones help […]

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UK Drone Laws Since March 2019: What’s Changed?

The UK Drone Laws surrounding drones has always been a little challenging to understand for beginners. Particularly when it comes to what is allowed and what isn’t. Flying below 400 feet and not going within 50 metres of people and private property are just the beginning. When it comes to drone laws... UK Drone Laws […]

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Case study 2 - Kingston Hospital

Brief Case study 2: Photograph and video roof survey of Kingston Hospital, Regency Wing The Regency wing of Case study 2 Kingston Hospital was built in the 1800s as such the roof requires constant maintenance. Our client direct us to find out the condition of the roof examining the chimney stacks, the pitch and elevation. […]

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Case Study 1, Drone Survey, London

Case Study 1: London : Tower Bridge Project The brief Case Study 1: UAV Aerial survey of the property, provide Case Study 1 photographic media to building surveyor to report for prospective new owner. THE PROCEDURE For Helidrone this was an unusual type of property survey to undertake Case Study 1. For a start, the location […]

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What’s happening about drone regulations in 2019

Drone regulations flying are highly regulated in the UK and there are laws and guidelines in place. The new legislation is due to take effect in 2019. Some drone laws have been in place since 2017. These amend the existing air navigation order of 2016. UAV operators in the UK are ban from exceeding 400 […]

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How drones can boost property sales and your bottom line

House buyers and Sellers Boost Property sales has had a bumpy ride in the last decade. House buyers are more choosy than ever before about how they spend their hard earned cash on their biggest and most personal purchase. It’s a competitive market out there and some areas are even more cut throat than others. […]

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How Do Drones Have A Positive Impact On The Environment?

In recent years, drones have been used in a wide variety of manners. Not only for recreational use, but across the fields of surveying, construction, commerce, science and research. As new technology often does, drones are change the way people work in these fields. Providing many positive improvements on the way certain jobs can do. […]

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3 Reasons Aerial Drone Surveys Are Increasing In The Construction Industry

We specialise in 3 reasons aerial drone photographic and video surveys using drone technology for our clients. The vast majority of our clients here at Helidrone Surveys are surveying businesses and charter surveyors working in the construction and real estate industries. Now that the capability is more readily available. There are many benefits to using […]

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Locations, location, location...

Sometimes I get to photograph and film in some of the best locations in London. Today’s was especially special as it’s such an exclusive address with views that cost an absolute fortune! I was here at a clients request to conduct uav aerial photography survey Locations So I had an opportunity to get some great […]

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LinkedIn connection

If you have any queries about how we can help you on a drone survey with photography or video work. Please contact us via the LinkedIn connection site click on this link: LinkedIn connection www.linkedin.com/feed/update/urn:li:activity:6461629984418209792 any questions you have we'll do our best to answer you. Don't forget we can travel anywhere in the UK.

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Have you lost a drone?

Whilst conducting a drone survey this week, take a look what I found.... I know that older technology makes it harder to recover equipment, always update your equipment with the latest firmware and apps, most manufacturers have some form of search incorporated within their software. View this post on Instagram Have you #lost a #drone […]

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looking skyways

Ive been looking skyways at the best way to continue surveys and at the present time with technology. Changing constantly looking skyways important to keep abreast of all new developments

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