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Bad Raven:
02 Dec 2019 20:03:50
Only if the battery is fully charged, leak a few volts and it'll be fine.......
02 Dec 2019 17:19:55
If yo fly a Mavic Mini and get over a gramme of mud on it, do you have to register it?  :rofl:
02 Dec 2019 08:38:56
Not a problem i've had a body mod, I think of Jean Harlow naked on a trampoline  and the new antenna  extends automatically..   :whistling:
29 Nov 2019 17:17:37
That'll play hell with your FPV signal. :rofl:
29 Nov 2019 17:10:20
Won't get me i'm wearing my tin foil hat... :wack0
29 Nov 2019 14:19:03
Because GOVERNMENT SPY DRONES are watching us! :frantic:
29 Nov 2019 11:41:22
BBC News this am ..only 50% of people have registered  for the  CAA  scheme.. If people haven't registered  how do they know it's 50%.. :shrug:
28 Nov 2019 20:16:14
Very very quiet. I am missing chatting :-( Must be the weather....
25 Nov 2019 08:28:26
Forums very quiet  :shrug:
18 Oct 2019 11:25:16
Sounds good yama. Would love to see some images. 3d models sound cool too
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Hi William,

Think we met at the Scottish Airshow..  I was on the ARPAS stand with Matt
BNUC-S Pilot with PfCo /PFAW.
UAQ / CAA PfCo Instructor / Flight Assessor

"All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing"


HandsOn, thank you very much for taking the time to reply.

The NATS RPAS website will shortly be complete, and once this is the case, may I seek your advice as to where best to highlight details within MULTIROTOR UK?

I feel it is important to mention that I agree entirely with your comments. There will be many hobbyists keen to learn more details on exactly what the current regulations, and any proposed changes, will mean for them. I myself fly multi-rotors and large petrol 3D fixed wing aircraft, and future regulatory changes have the potential to affect both domains.

I therefore share your passion that the hobby, in whatever format, must survive in a sustainable manner. Therefore working with the CAA and other bodies, NATS are keen to promote safe operations thus preventing knee jerk reactions which would risk the very source of why the growing domain of RPAS, (Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems), have become so popular.

I will keep you up to date with any developments and look forward to speaking with you again in the future.

Kind regards

William Brown



Hi William

Glad to hear of another NQE that is also looking for responsible, drone pilot operators be that commercial or recreational.  Just out of curiosity are you NATS the Air Traffic Control Provider or the Commerical Offshoot of that?

Kind Regards


Hi William

Thank you for the follow up information. It will be good to see the website when it is up and running.

I think that the appropriate place to put the formal posting about this topic would be here --> http://www.multi-rotor.co.uk/index.php?board=90.0  Permission For Aerial Work, NQE';s and UK Training 

That section contains a lot of the info around CAA, RPQ, BNUC and so on.  Once you';ve posted we can sticky the post so it is always prominent and additions to that thread will be easy to locate.

If you';re not sure or want some help at the time just drop me a PM on here and I';ll be pleased to assist.

"Its better than bad, its good"

Current FCs: Pixhawk, APM 2.6, Naza M V2, Naze32, Flip32+ CC3D, KK2.1.5
Aircraft: miniMax Hex, DJI 550 (clone) TBS Disco, 450 Firefly, 250 Pro, ZMR250, Hubsan X4, Bixler 2


Thank you for all your help Danny.
Aleks, we are indeed NATS, (National Air Traffic Services), the UK';s ANSP.
Kind regards
William Brown


CAP 393 166 (4)

Can someone please confirm I am reading the CAP 393 / 166 / (4)  correct regarding sub 7 kg aircraft mass.

The person in charge of a small unmanned aircraft which has a mass of more
than 7kg excluding its fuel but including any articles or equipment installed in or
attached to the aircraft at the commencement of its flight, must not fly the

Does the word Fuel mean Lipo Batteries?  Becuase if this does then by taking away my 3kg batteries, modifying a few unnecessary non safety components on my SkyJib X4, Switching to a ligher camera and gimbal, I recon I would be < 7g.



BNUC-S Pilot with PfCo /PFAW.
UAQ / CAA PfCo Instructor / Flight Assessor

"All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing"