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Will UK drone fliers face mandatory registration?

Drone safety, more particularly the safety of other airspace users was top of mind in Parliament this week. Conservative Jeffrey Lefroy put it to the House on the 18th of...

Drone Stuff This Week 28th Feb 2017, powerlines, maps and DJI

A busy drone stuff this week (DSTW) that over ran and I blame Bruce from RC Model Reviews. We talk, regulations (as ever), power-lines, detailed maps touch on the...

EuroUSC disappear from radar drone trainer falters

Word is reaching sUAS News towers that Andre Clot's training empire is in trouble. EuroUSC was formed before National Qualified Entities (NQE) existed. They were recognised as an airworthiness organisation providing...

UK moving fast toward virtual pilots, Flight Global.

The UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) is scheduled to publish the first draft of regulatory proposals under Part 23 standards for sense-and-avoid systems and autonomous decision-making by UAS in...

Aberporth UAS Danger Areas win CAA Approval.

The UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has approved a request from the Welsh Government to establish additional segregated airspace in the vicinity of West Wales Airport and the area...

Parrot AR.Drone causes German politicians to debate privacy and sUAS

Deutsche Weller reports that the German Consumer Affairs Minister Ilse Aigner believes sUAS are a privacy threat. The people at Parrot did themselves no favours when their advertising campaign...

UK CAA underline legal position for sUAS

Perhaps ready for the Parrot AR.drone and Christmas the CAA this week laid out its stall. No less than the head of regulation enforcement Matt Lee was asked for...

UK CAA approves segregated airspace for UAS

The UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has approved a request from the Ministry of Defence to establish additional segregated airspace for the use of Unmanned Aircraft operating from the...