Big News about Small Drones

Big News about Small Drones Great News for all Drone Pilots Its Official.  The CAA have confirmed that the DJI Mavic Mini meets all of the requirements to be flown in the new A1 Category when the Open Category of drones goes live on 1 November 2020*. What this means is that anyone with a […]

Knowledge is Power: Avoiding Fly Aways

Some of the most common concerns expressed by our clients are “I don’t want to lose my drone”, and “what if it flies away”. Without knowledge, the best we can do is fear failure, and just hope for success, every time we fly.  With knowledge, we can do so much better. By understanding the reasons […]

Eight Week Video-Conference Course

Final Course Starting 17 June – Places Available – Book Here How to take great Drone Photos and Video For Beginners and Intermediates.  This Course is aimed at everyone with a basic knowledge of drone flying Delivered partly by video-conference using Zoom, and partly via live-stream from a drone piloted by us, in the field […]

New Drone Rules from 1 July 2020 are Good News for all Dronies

From 1 July 2020, the European Union, and all other countries that are members of the European Aviation Safety Agency, which includes the UK, are introducing new rules about drones. Please don’t worry that the new rules will compromise your ability to fly your drone where you want to, in the way you want to. […]

Ten things you may not know, but should, about drone regulations

PhantomFlightSchool is here to help you every step of the way with your drone adventure Drone Registration around the World The UK Registration process confirms two important points which are very good news for us drone pilots: It makes clear that the CAA agree with our long-held understanding that it is perfectly legal to take-off […]

Everything you need to know to Ace the CAA Online Quiz for Drone Pilots

Download our Powerpoint Presentation covering all of the knowledge you need to Ace the CAA Online Quiz for Drone Pilots Here: Drone Registration Presentation Download our PDF covering the same material (if you don’t have Powerpoint installed on your device) Here: Guide to How to Ace the CAA Online Quiz

Drone Registration – Is the Christmas Present we wanted….

Drone Registration in the UK Great News for all Responsible Drone Pilots If you own a drone, you are now legally required to register it with the CAA Not everyone will register.  Not everyone follows the speed limit on the motorway.  But the speed signs on every road tell us where the boundary lies between […]

PFS Drone Photography Competition 2019

  PhantomFlightSchool Drone Photography Competition 2019 Terms and Conditions Prizes: First Prize is a £1,000 Four Day Drone Photography Masterclass. Including: Accommodation, Meals, and Expert Tuition from one of Britain’s Leading Drone Photographers.  In Skye, the Lake District, the Yorkshire Dales, or the Jurassic Coast.  Any time in 2020.  Or a £1,000 Voucher to spend on […]

Recommend a Friend – Get £50. Give £50.

How it Works Click on the Link below to Register as a Recommender.  This sends us an email to us to let us know you are in the Scheme Get in touch with friends and family, and recommend they take a look at all of the fantastic ways in which we can help them with […]

Ten Questions to ask when choosing a PfCO Course

Posted 03 May 2019   Q: Is it for me? A: We only think you should think about doing a PfCO Course if you are using, or plan to use, a drone for commercial activities.  If you are involved in the built environment, we think drones will become as essential as a laptop and smartphone.  Likewise if you […]