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.Continue reading “DJI Battery Failure – CAA adds Restrictions to Inspire 2”
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.Continue reading “DJI Matrice Suffering Battery Failures”
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”
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)”