I would like to wish you a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year.
And with the recent events in Gatwick, it is even more important that check out the Drone Code website if you got a drone this Christmas – if you’re in the UK. If you’re not in the UK, then check out the relevant information for safe drone flying where you are.
Baroness Sugg, the Aviation Minister, was questioned in the House of Lords about the Gatwick Drone Incident, 20 December 2018.
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The Civil Aviation Authority has issued another Safety Notice today regarding the DJI in-flight power failure issues. Updates from the ongoing investigation by DJI have confirmed there is an issue with the firmware in the TB50 and TB55 batteries. The batteries used Inspire 2 and Matrice 200 series of drones.
Continue reading “DJI in-Flight Power Failure – It is the Firmware”
More information is coming out about the accidents involving DJI Matrice 200 series – it’s the batteries. And it’s not just the Matrice, the DJI battery failure also affecting the Inspire 2.
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Yesterday the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) issued a safety notice warning that there have are problems with the batteries of the DJI Matrice 200 series and have recommending restricted their operation in the UK.
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Yesterday, the Civil Aviation Authority updated their general exemption to the First Person View (FPV) flying of drones. This is to bring the FPV flying exemption in line with the changes made to the Air Navigation Order which come into force on the 30th July 2018. Continue reading “FPV Flying General Exemption Updated by UK CAA”