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 […]

Our Cambridge Pilot, Tom Jacobs, talks about Winter Filming in the Lake District

With a week-long filming assignment on the agenda, the day for packing all of the gear, and even collecting a brand new Mavic 2 Pro on the journey up, had arrived. Lakeland in winter requires all of the extra gear one would expect to need for winter mountaineering, which adds a lot of weight to […]

And the Winner Is……

  We have a WINNER of our Drone Photography Masterclass Prize Draw Congratulations Naomi Youd, Wedding Photographer, from Wiltshire.  Your prize is a one-day Masterclass in the Lake District, the Yorkshire Dales, the Isle of Skye, or the Jurassic Coast in Dorset (you choose which!) with PhantomFlightSchool, led by a world-class Landscape Photographer and Drone […]

The Photography Show

    SPECIAL OFFERS for The Photography Show 16 – 19 March We hope to see you at the Photography Show this weekend.  It’s at the NEC, and we are on Stand K131.  We have some very special offers for people visiting us at the Show. Then we thought, that’s great for all the new […]

DJI Mavic 2 Pro – Simon says…

Whenever DJI launch a new product we can be sure that we will be told that this is the pinnacle of technology and it is such an improvement on what already exists that we must absolutely buy one! As I get older, I know that it’s hard to believe(!) but I become more and more […]

Drone Flying in France

Drone Flying in France for “Leisure Users” The rules have now changed in France. a)   The drone must be registered with “DGAC”, the French equivalent of the CAA b)   The drone pilot must have appropriate Public Liability Insurance in place c)   For anything over 800g (any DJI drone heavier than a Mavic […]

2019 ANO Amendments – The new restrictions around airports explained

  On 20/02/19, the UK Government announced new amendments to The Air Navigation Order 2016. Here we explain the important changes that you need to know about. 2019 ANO Amendments: 1. It remains illegal to fly a drone of any mass within an aerodrome flight restriction zone without permission. Aerodromes can take the form of […]

Drone Flying Holiday Programme 2019

PhantomFlightSchool are the experts in drone holidays. Now in our fourth year, we are delighted to have received only 5***** reviews from everyone who has come on a drone holiday with us. More than 75% of clients have repeat booked. In 2018 we ran six sold-out drone holidays to Spain, to the French Pyrenees, and […]