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Air Safety

CAA launches mandatory drone registration scheme

UK aviation regulator, The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has today launched its Drone and Model Aircraft Registration and Education Scheme. The online system allows owners and operators of any drone or model aircraft to meet the new regulation that requires anyone responsible for a drone or model aircraft weighing more [read more]

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Air Safety

Gatwick Airport: Drone attack causes chaos

London Gatwick Airport (LGW/EGKK) is expected to be closed until at least 16:00hrs today following a sustained drone attack on the airport that forced it to close its runway late last night. Reports first emerged just late yesterday evening that a number of drones where being flown in the vicinity [read more]

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Air Safety

Leeds based COPTRZ launches Drone Detection System

Leeds based Commercial Drone provider, COPTRZ, has announced it has launched a Drone Detection system to protect airports. The turnkey solution is in partnership with leading Drone manufacturer DJI using the DJI Aeroscope detection systems which allows an operator to track telemetry data from drones in surrounding airspace of up to [read more]

New laws to tackle unsafe drone use
Air Safety

New laws to tackle unsafe drone use

The government has today published The Drone Bill which is designed to give police new powers on illegal and unsafe drone use. The draft bill will go before Parliament in Spring 2018 and will include changes to the Air Navigation Order to make drone users take safety awareness tests. The [read more]