PAYING TO FLY MY DRONE IN SCOTLAND | Vlog #73

PAYING TO FLY MY DRONE IN SCOTLAND | Vlog #73

Sometimes you have to pay to get the shot you want… Drone laws in Scotland!!!
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45 Comments

  1. Scottish Suzuki on May 29, 2022 at 6:45 pm

    Should’ve told Ally tae fuck off !

  2. Adventurous Emma on May 29, 2022 at 6:45 pm

    I LOVE Scottland! One of my favorite countries ever. My sister and I rode a steam train across the Harry Potter bridge, it was awesome.

  3. Alessandro Gualtieri on May 29, 2022 at 6:48 pm

    Well, that’s such a scam that I would have most definitely reported to the local Police station (just to find out that…maybe that’s where the so-called Alistair works!!!). What a terrible shame…

  4. DroningON on May 29, 2022 at 6:51 pm

    He cannot enforce this legally, he doesn’t own the air. So long as you’re not flying from the site itself (if its private property) and you don’t fly closer than 50m to anything/anyone (or 150m if it is a congested area) then you can legally.

  5. Kipper Minge on May 29, 2022 at 6:56 pm

    Alistair happens to be the Justice of the peace for the local area (if you don’t know what that means look it up) he is also the estate Manager for the Glenfinnan estate, under UK wide drone laws you need to landowners permission to fly drones. (Yes I’m aware that once you hit 100ft nobody owns the airspace) but until you reach that 100ft you are flying on private property. There’s also the fact that there is a grade 1 listed building on the estate. And yes soliciting money is illegal but asking for a donation isn’t. Oh did I also mention the area is a sea level training ground for the RAF meaning it’s a frequently used airspace? Please READ up on the laws before y’all go making assumptions.

  6. Vojtěch Pithart on May 29, 2022 at 6:58 pm

    I flew there drone without letting anyone ripped me. If I would wanna ripped people of, I would do exactly same thing. Just put sign on famous place as it was mine and wait for someone to catch. I think it’s better to use the brain first and then look for the rules especially on the places where you don’t interrupt anyone.

  7. John Luna on May 29, 2022 at 6:58 pm

    let’s see what your travels have been like 😃

  8. urbanracer01 on May 29, 2022 at 6:58 pm

    Hello, can you tell me where the house you stayed in was?

  9. Mansell movies - Days to remember on May 29, 2022 at 6:58 pm

    And there we have another GREEDY landowner. Shame on you Alistair 🤔

  10. Cul nara on May 29, 2022 at 7:02 pm

    "Alistair" is a thieving greedy Scotsman and is tricking people into thinking they have to pay him £10 for flying a drone, I wouldn’t give him the steam of ma shite 😉

  11. Springburn's "Jimmy Reid" alias "Scotty Mac" on May 29, 2022 at 7:04 pm

    Enjoyable bit of fun ted, Tit, as a Scot? ah’d have hudtae punched ‘Alistair’ in the gub and hung him fae The Glenfinnan Viaduct Oh! an’na wee ‘Glesga Kiss’ an’aw!

  12. Es Gee on May 29, 2022 at 7:04 pm

    Why isn’t this channel called ‘What Chu Talk Bout Willis!?’

  13. Manuel Osdoba on May 29, 2022 at 7:06 pm

    Hey. The second part is in Glen Nevis. I was there multiple times. For example here: https://www.flickr.com/photos/osssy/17750315150/in/album-72157652795621649/lightbox/

  14. james on May 29, 2022 at 7:07 pm

    "No drone flying"
    *cue drone shots*
    Hahah. This was great Ted! Alastair looked like character, for real.

  15. allistair61 on May 29, 2022 at 7:08 pm

    Stunning footage. I lived in Scotland for a couple years, if you ever need a location scout let me know and I can make a few suggestions

  16. Davie C on May 29, 2022 at 7:08 pm

    Drone charge? Ridiculous. These abusive landowners get away with murder up here. Next time anyone tries that one tell him, ‘Away and charge yer arse, ya tweed clad fud.’

  17. Holly Hughes on May 29, 2022 at 7:09 pm

    This is my favorite video so far! Scotland looks so magical. I love the drone footage of the Harry Potter train bridge!

  18. Johnny Burr on May 29, 2022 at 7:10 pm

    You are free to film or photograph anything that is in the public domain, this is common law. If however, the place where you are filming or photographing is private property where access is by permission, then unless specifically allowed, filming or photographing is not allowed unless permitted. Filming and photographing outside the private property is allowed under common law.

  19. rockwellmediadundee on May 29, 2022 at 7:11 pm

    You should have reported this as extortion,the CAA own the airspace but he could refuse for you to take off and land on his property,but there is no way you should have to pay

  20. Sunset Boulevardo on May 29, 2022 at 7:13 pm

    This ‘no drone flying’ posted by this shady character calling himself Alistair has got, ‘cash-in on the unsuspecting tourists coming’ written all over it. Suffice to say beyond question that it’s people like Alistair that are a sharp protruding thorn on the Scottish tourist board sadly, pardon the pun! Once one is demanding money then it’s no longer a matter over private land nor entirely that of an environmental one but extremely likely that of a Police matter! This individual calling himself ‘Alistair’ has just committed an ‘illegal offence’ and that is he has been caught on camera by yourself using the land in order to extort money from your good self which we are all saddened to learn. Yes he very much indeed has committed an ‘illegal offence’ and he well and truly knows it which is a crime that on this occasion is not punishable under Scots law but that of common law in Scotland just in the same way as it could be considered as a serious felony in all states if you were faced with the same situation back in America! I do hope that this rather unfortunate experience hasn’t in any way dampened your spirits in your visit to Scotland from this ‘actor’ using the charm offensive tactic to "hustle" your £10 from you my friend!

  21. duncancallum on May 29, 2022 at 7:14 pm

    Thats a new one charging to fly a drone in Scotland , con job i think .And i am a Scot .

  22. Hairns on May 29, 2022 at 7:14 pm

    Great to see you enjoyed your visit to Scotland and hope you come again!

  23. Ian Mccrae on May 29, 2022 at 7:15 pm

    alastair sounds like the police chief from SCOTSQUAD!!! LOL!,,,its a joke!,,,,,lol.

  24. Vojtěch Pithart on May 29, 2022 at 7:15 pm

    I flew there drone without letting anyone ripped me. If I wanna ripped people of, I would do exactly the same thing. Just put the sign on the famous place as it was mine and wait for someone to catch. I think it’s better to use the brain first and then look for the rules especially on the places where you do not interrupt anyone

  25. Scott on May 29, 2022 at 7:17 pm

    Alistair sounds like a right dick

  26. Rigger on May 29, 2022 at 7:18 pm

    Nice vid Ted. Think you got ripped off by the game-keeper though. I know of no law that allows them to charge to fly a drone.

  27. Team Thrasher on May 29, 2022 at 7:19 pm

    AWESOME VIDEO! We just discovered your channel! I know the feeling about seeing the “no-drone” signs. It drives me crazy too! I want to fly the drone almost everywhere. Love the Scotland footage also! I has been curious about Scotland lately and I appreciate the landscape shots from your drone. I’ll tune into your channel! 😃

    Have an awesome day!!!

  28. bob gibb on May 29, 2022 at 7:19 pm

    It’s not the Harry Potter bridge . It’s the Glenfinnan Viaduct designed and built by Sir Alfred McAlpine and it is the world’s first Concrete structure . So take yer buzzy little gadget Buddy Holly and do one before you bring down one of our fighter jets .

  29. Goshawk Forest Mapping Ltd on May 29, 2022 at 7:23 pm

    Oh dear, sir. You were had there I’m afraid. The same law that allows people to wander anywhere is Scotland (called the right to roam), by consequence instead of design allows people to fly their drones. This is with the exception of any place with an airspace restriction, forestry commission land (though I’m not sure how there is a separate rule) or anywhere that is within a 50m bubble of a vehicle, vessel, structure or pedestrian. Please fly responsibly! We want to keep these relaxed rules for everyone to enjoy. Follow the drone code!
    Nice video! Glad you enjoyed your stay here!

  30. Andrew Gallacher on May 29, 2022 at 7:24 pm

    Just for your information.
    Unless this "Alistair" is it?
    Can provide business licenses pertaining to charging people to use drones in the property. Then this is called extortion. Which is illegal.

  31. sennetor on May 29, 2022 at 7:25 pm

    I submitted a notam and walked down to the beach into the water and took off from there. No charge.

  32. Let's Do Better Now on May 29, 2022 at 7:26 pm

    I am soooo looking forward to going up to Scotland 🙂 aim is to climb Ben Nevis and fly a drone 🙂

    Really enjoyed the video! Amazing scenery!!

  33. Jamie Henry on May 29, 2022 at 7:27 pm

    would be nice for the farmer to offer advice and asl for a doantion, i think saying you need to pay it isnt right

  34. James Kelly on May 29, 2022 at 7:27 pm

    How was your drone able to take off there? You’re right on the boundary of a Military Aerodrome?

  35. Jeremy Foster on May 29, 2022 at 7:28 pm

    Alistair is extorting tourists for money, network rail only people to have a say about flying drone in that area not Alistair from Glenfinnan estates.

  36. EST.93 on May 29, 2022 at 7:28 pm
  37. Martin Ferris on May 29, 2022 at 7:29 pm

    Ted you was silly to pay £10 to fly your drone..

  38. mjfab 74 on May 29, 2022 at 7:32 pm

    Surreal nature scape!

  39. Landmark Aerial Drone Photography on May 29, 2022 at 7:32 pm

    Great video, absolutely love Scotland it’s one of our favourite places to go. Del 👍

  40. fromdrone on May 29, 2022 at 7:35 pm

    you want to say, flying above Gleenfinian viaduct is only possible after paying for permission?

  41. Harry StJames on May 29, 2022 at 7:40 pm

    £10 to fly – HAHAHAHAHAHA oh dear

  42. Mark Scarisbrick on May 29, 2022 at 7:41 pm

    Me and my friend encountered this Alistair bloke. He threatened to shoot the drone down and claimed we flew over private property (which we didn’t as the flight data showed other wise). He was very threatening and needs to be stopped. Anyway, good video though.

  43. Tamrabam FPV on May 29, 2022 at 7:42 pm

    What you fell for it and paid ! As long as you fly from a public highway (road) you can fly anywhere as long as you stay 50m away that low life scumbag is ripping off all the tourists

  44. John Luna on May 29, 2022 at 7:44 pm

    you do everything really well! Keep traveling and keep meeting new people. growth is guaranteed 👍

  45. Andrew Smith on May 29, 2022 at 7:44 pm

    Great video Ted! I’m just getting in to drone photography. Your work is very pleasant, relaxed, interesting, and professional. You totally got conned by Alastair though 🙂

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