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Environmental Activists Consider Drone Disruption in London

Environmental activist group Extinction Rebellion has been causing disruption across the UK in recent months in an effort to draw attention to climate change and ecological breakdown. The group has taken action and held protests around the world. In the UK, those actions have mainly centred around civil disobedience, with …

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UK Aerospace Scientist: Gatwick Was Unprepared & Incident Wa…

As the dust settles over the drone incident at London’s Gatwick airport before Christmas, officials seem no closer to understanding what happened, who was responsible or even if anyone actually was responsible. Iain Gray, director of aerospace at Cranfield University, took time out this week to speak at a briefing at …

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What Can We Learn From The Drone Disruption at Gatwick Airpo…

Our London correspondent, Malek Murison, reports on the fallout from the ‘Battle of Gatwick’ airport debacle.  Drones are often in the news at this time of year. More often than not, the stories are harmless: Aviation authorities laying down the law to the influx of new pilots, viral videos of …

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Report: UK has golden opportunity to shape future of drones

As part of the UK government’s Industrial Strategy, innovation foundation Nesta has been exploring potential urban applications for drones as part of a pilot project, the Flying High Challenge. Nesta has been delving into many of the use cases we’ve seen elsewhere in the industry, including medical deliveries, traffic incident …

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