DJI Introduces Voluntary Flight Identification Options For Drone Pilots

DJI Introduces Voluntary Flight Identification Options For Drone Pilots

DJI is introducing new features to the DJI AeroScope remote identification system that functions as an “electronic license plate” for drones. The new features allow drone pilots to voluntarily identify their flight operations to authorities while still protecting their privacy. AeroScope is a system that remotely identifies and tracks airborne drones, allowing law enforcement and aviation safety officials to respond to safety and security concerns about drones. DJI drones locally broadcast their location, speed, heading…

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UK Legislation Update: Police Are Set to be Given Powers to Prevent The Unsafe or Criminal Use of Drones

UK Legislation Update: Police Are Set to be Given Powers to Prevent The Unsafe or Criminal Use of Drones

Police are set to be given powers to prevent the unsafe or criminal use of drones as part of a new package of legislation. The measures are intended to allow drone users to continue flying safely and legally, helping to place the UK at the forefront of the fast-growing drone industry. This will also pave the way for the devices to be harnessed for a range of uses by businesses and public services. Aviation Minister,…

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Drone Zone: What Are The Benefits of Drones?

Drone Zone: What Are The Benefits of Drones?

There is little doubt that the revolution in aerial vehicle technology in the form of drones – otherwise known as Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) or Unmanned Aerial Systems (UASs) – is causing a re-think when it comes to public safety and security, especially in the uncertain world we live in. Whilst much attention is being given in the media to countering the threat posed by drones should they stray too close to sensitive sites like…

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UK Drone Registration, What Does It Mean For You?

UK Drone Registration, What Does It Mean For You?

  Soon in the UK it shall be a mandatory requirement for hobbyists to register all drones weighing 250 grams or more, and pass a safety awareness test. The central premise of policing drones pivots around public safety, and privacy laws. The test is a reassurance a flyer knows the rules of flight and therefore is accountable for ensuring they fly within the set parameters stated. Such policies help law enforcement penalize irresponsible flyers who…

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