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Discussion in 'Introductions' started by Yellow Fellow, Jan 17, 2016.

  1. Yellow Fellow

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    Hi there. Just introducing myself... I'm an experienced documentary and corporate film producer based in Oxford (UK). Last year I decided to invest in a UAV as another tool in my filmmaking arsenal and have an Inspire 1 (X3). I obtained my CAA PFAW around six months ago. I'm always looking for opportunities to make my investment pay for itself!

    I can be found here: www.seymourproductions.co.uk

    I think this is a great forum - very helpful!

    Justin
     
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  2. FlyHighUSA

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    Welcome Justin just give a shout if you need anything at all. Glad to have you.
     
  3. Phil-RCGeeks

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    Hi Justin, nice to have you.
    I did an aerial shoot in Oxford a couple of months ago, at the University!
    We're based near Gatwick so if you need any DJI gear, let us know :)
     
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    Hi Phil. That's good to know - thanks. Would be interested to know more about your Oxford shoot - which part of the University? And how did you deal with the legal proximity limits, etc being right in the city centre like that?

    Justin
     
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    It was near the quadrant (i think that's what it's called), near the library. We had a license to fly a minimum of 30 meters from the public so we had the whole area (30m radius) cordoned off to stop public from intruding.
     
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    That's great - would love to see your material somewhere! Was your 30m licence a one-off request from the CAA or do you have a blanket 30m in your PFAW?
     
  7. Phil-RCGeeks

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    I don't think it's out yet. It was for an Indonesian feature film. It's not actually my licence, i freelance as a pilot for this other drone company who's licence it is. But yeh it is a blanket 30m restriction for all of their operations.
     
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    I'll be in touch if ever I need a spare pilot...! I'm guessing, being on this forum, that you're familiar with flying an Inspire? I actually do want to find someone who can fly mine at some point as I want to have a go at camera opping.
     
  9. Phil-RCGeeks

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    Sure. Yes, I have an Inspire 1 Pro but have flown a variety of rigs from phantoms to s900s to heavy lift rigs such as the Skyjib X8. Inspire Pro is definitely my drone of choice though ;)
    Just drop me a message if you want to team up and we'll see what we can do