Drones Flying high With 1.5 Million to be Sold This Christmas; CAA reminds users of the need to follow safety rules

Drones Flying high With 1.5 Million to be Sold This Christmas;  CAA reminds users of the need to follow safety rules

The popularity of drones is set to jump sky-high this Christmas, with nearly a quarter of consumers planning on buying one over the festive period. This burst of interest could potentially add another 1.5 million extra drones to UK airspace. Research from the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) and its DroneSafe campaign has revealed that drones are one of this year’s hottest Christmas presents: with 63 per cent of drones bought set to be given as…

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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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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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