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What use is the Open Category A2 CofC to a new drone pilot?

Before we start with the A2CofC it is useful to know anyone with a camera drone that is not classed as a toy must have an operator ID.  To register for an operator ID please use link below: https://register-drones.caa.co.uk/drone-code/getting-what-you-need-to-fly If you own and fly and drone under 250g (Mavic Mini 2) then the A2 CofC …

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How Close can you Fly a Drone to People and Buildings

I have recently seen lots more drones flying closer to persons in public areas, I thought they had to stay 50m away from people?. You would of become used to not seeing many drones in busy places such as high streets etc.  but a new set of drone regulations came into force on the last day …

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Most Often Ask Questions in Relation to A2CofC Online Course

The full title description of the A2 CofC is an A2 Certificate of Competency. How long does the course take? This depends on how much time you are willing to commit to the course in one go and how easy you find it to soak up information.  Some students complete the course and mock exams in …

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Top 3 Frequently Asked A2 CofC Questions

As a Recognised Assessment Entity RAE approved by the UK Civil Aviation Authority CAA to host A2 Certificate of Competency (A2 CofC) Courses and train Drone Pilots I am frequently contacted regarding our traditional A2 CofC ground school and online courses.  The following three most common A2 CofC questions are below: 1.  I need to fly my …

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Navigating the Open Category

Navigating the Open Category can be quite daunting.  CDT recommend using the table below in conjunction with Reading CAP 2013 and CAP 1789A to gain a better  understanding of what and where you can fly.  The ‘All’ row of the table states the ‘Golden Rules’ for Navigating the Open Category.   Operation   UAS Operator …

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