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DJI Urges UK Pilots to Familiarize Themselves With New Drone…

New drone laws have come into effect in the UK today, restricting drones from flying above 400 feet or within one kilometer of airport boundaries. More laws are due to come into place later this year. The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) will at the end of November require UK drone owners whose …

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Drone Blamed for Disrupted Flights at Gatwick Airport

[ad_1] picture: Andy Potter, through CC 2.zero A rogue drone has been blamed for two runway closures and the diversion of 5 flights at Gatwick Airport within the U.Okay. yesterday. The BBC stories that Sussex Police are investigating a reported drone sighting that precipitated the issues. “Runway operations at Gatwick were …

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British MoD Will Deliberately Crash Drones into Planes – Just to See What Happens

[ad_1] Photo: Lynn Greyling The British Ministry of Defense (MoD) will pay £250,000 (about $304,000) to have drones deliberately smashed into passenger jets, the UK’s Daily Mail reports.  The crashes are part of a  testing program that the Daily Mail calls “secretive,” designed to show what would happen if a drone …

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