6 episodes

The UK Commercial Drone Podcast looks into the drone industry in the UK. The people, the companies and what's going on out there.

Our host Adam Bailey welcomes guests from across the industry to provide insights and opportunities to those looking to get involved or already working with drones in the UK.

Subscribe, listen and leave a comment. You can also find us on twitter and Facebook @ukdronepodcast

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The UK Commercial Drone Podcast looks into the drone industry in the UK. The people, the companies and what's going on out there.

Our host Adam Bailey welcomes guests from across the industry to provide insights and opportunities to those looking to get involved or already working with drones in the UK.

Subscribe, listen and leave a comment. You can also find us on twitter and Facebook @ukdronepodcast

    Elliott Corke (The Guru): The Past, Present & Future Of The Industry

    Elliott Corke (The Guru): The Past, Present & Future Of The Industry

    This week the pod welcomes Elliott Corke from Hexcam (@hexcam) and The Aerial Academy (@aerialacademy)to talk about the drone market in the UK and how it has changed since he entered the market in 2011.

    We discuss how the technology has changed, the rates of development in the industry, the trends in the industry are and what operators both existing and new should be considering.

    Elliott also talks some interesting projects he has been involved in and suggests some operators that we all should be looking at for inspiration in our operations.

    Find out more about Hexacm and The Aerial Academy here www.hexcam.co.uk
    www.dronetraining.co.uk

    Find us on Twitter and Facebook using the handle @ukdronepodcast or you can email us at ukdronespodcast@gmail.com

    • 30 min
    Jim Scanlan: Flying Drones In Tornadoes & 3D Printing A Plane

    Jim Scanlan: Flying Drones In Tornadoes & 3D Printing A Plane

    This week the pod welcomes Professor Jim Scanlan, Professor of Aerospace Design, at The University at Southampton.

    Jim has worked in the aerospace industry for 15 years and now teaches at the University working on a number of different research programs ranging from underwater vehicles to high altitude UAVs

    In the pod Jim talks about a few of these projects including flying swarms of drones into tornadoes, flying drones in the antartic, tethered drones, BVLOS research and being the first to 3D print a plane.

    Find out more about the University UAV programme: https://www.sotonuav.uk/
    The Youtube channel is: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCoPY_FhYsL-LTsFvkPthFBw
    AIRSTART website as mentioned in the pod: http://projectairstart.com/
    You can also contact Jim by email: J.P.Scanlan@soton.ac.uk

    Find us on Twitter and Facebook using the handle @ukdronepodcast or you can email us at ukdronespodcast@gmail.com

    • 25 min
    Moonrock: What Do We Need To Know About Drone Insurance - Not As Dull As It Sounds!

    Moonrock: What Do We Need To Know About Drone Insurance - Not As Dull As It Sounds!

    This week the pod welcomes Simon Ritterband and Paul Lisberg from Moonrock Insurance (@crazy4drones) to talk about insurance for commercial operators in the UK.

    It sounds like a dull subject but it is vital listening and much more interesting than it initial sounds. Subjects discussed include mandatory levels of cover, different types of insurance operators should be considering and how the industry is developing how you might reduce your premiums.

    We also discuss the use of drones Moonrock have seen; why they have changed their brand name and how their experience may help you when considering you company identity.

    Find out more about Moonrock here www.moonrockinsurance.com

    Find us on Twitter and Facebook using the handle @ukdronepodcast or you can email us at ukdronespodcast@gmail.com

    • 35 min
    SA Catapult: The True Value Of Data From Drones & Satellites

    SA Catapult: The True Value Of Data From Drones & Satellites

    This week the pod welcomes Mark Jarman (@maninajar) from SA Catapult (@SatAppsCatapult) & the Remote Sensing & Photogrammetry Society(@RSPSoc) to talk about the use of Drones for mapping and surveying, what is actually valuable and how this integrates with satellite imagery. We also discuss the use of drones in agriculture and how people can maximise the potential as well as the future of the industry.

    Find out more about SA Catapult here www.sa.catapult.org.uk/

    RSPSoc here www.rspsoc.org.uk/

    Find us on Twitter and Facebook using the handle @ukdronepodcast or you can email us at ukdronespodcast@gmail.com

    • 28 min
    Historic England: How They Use Drones & How To Become A Supplier

    Historic England: How They Use Drones & How To Become A Supplier

    This week the pod welcomes David Andrews from Historic England to talk about their use of drones and how they are used throughout the organisational. He also discusses the upcoming tender opportunities for Commercial Operators wishing to work for Historic England.

    Find out more about Historic England here https://historicengland.org.uk/discover/

    Find us on Twitter and Facebook using the handle @ukdronepodcast or you can email us at ukdronespodcast@gmail.com

    • 22 min
    Welcome To The Pod!

    Welcome To The Pod!

    Welcome to the very first edition of the UK Commercial Drone Podcast. This is an introduction explaining what to expect from the pod and to the presenter, Adam Bailey.

    You can check out Adam's company at www.kingfisheraps.co.uk

    Find us on Twitter and Facebook using the handle @ukdronepodcast or you can email us at ukdronespodcast@gmail.com

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