The Department for Transport is planning changes to drone regulations in the UK. This follows a consultation with the public which ran from December of 2016 to March 2017. A drone registration scheme being one of the main takeaway points. Continue reading “Drone Registration Coming to the UK”
There seems to be a glut of consultations on the future of various parts of the aviation industry. The latest document out for public consultation is new aviation strategy for the United Kingdom.
The BSI is thinking about developing drone pilot standards. And they are asking for input. The consultation period is open until 10th August 2017. Continue reading “BSI Looking at Drone Pilot Standards”
This post relates to the drone incident at Gatwick Airport in 2017. If you want to know more about the drone incident at Gatwick in 2018 then you can see the questions asked in the House of Lords here.
Gatwick Airport had to close its runway last Sunday due to a drone being spotted nearby. Although only closed for a total of 14 minutes, the incident causes major disruption resulting in flights being diverted. Continue reading “Gatwick Airport Drone Incident – Drones & Airports do not Mix (2017)”
Yesterday, the European Aviation Safety Agency, aka EASA, held a live streamed event to discuss their proposal for new drone regulations for the European Union. Continue reading “New Drone Regulations – EASA Livestream”
As more and more people buy drones for personal use and more businesses look to use unmanned aircraft will the droning buzz of drones become a problem?
Continue reading “Drone Noise – Is it a Problem?”