Vodafone Report on Cellular Connected Drones

Vodafone UK have published the findings of a study they commissioned regarding the potential benefits to the UK of safe and secure drone use.  Working with WPI Economics, the report uses five case studies as its basis and draws some interesting conclusions regarding it's potential in the UK. ...

2020-03-09T16:53:19+00:00February 13th, 2020|Drone UAV News|

UK Police to Gain Additional Drone Seizure Powers

The 27th January saw the second reading of a parliamentary bill which extends the police powers to land or even seize drones by using counter-drone technology. The Air Traffic Management and Unmanned Aircraft Bill aims to improve security around sensitive locations such as prisons and airfields.  Of course ...

2020-02-19T13:06:04+00:00February 10th, 2020|Uncategorized|

The Government Report on Commercial & Recreational Drone Use

October saw the publication by the Government's Science and Technology Committee on Commercial and Recreational Drone Use in the UK. Fuelled, at least in part, by the disruption caused at Gatwick Airport in 2018, this report offers a comprehensive review of the current position of drone use in the ...

2021-05-03T12:46:21+00:00October 17th, 2019|Drone UAV News|

Flying Drones and Sharing the Air with Military Aircraft

As drones become more widely used, more focus is applied as to how they can safely share the airspace with other users.  Traditional manned aircraft operate above the 400 foot ceiling for legal drone operation however, the military often fly below this altitude as part of their essential training ...

2021-05-03T12:30:15+00:00October 1st, 2019|General|

Underwater Drones

While aerial drones are fast becoming commonplace, underwater drones or ROVs have been slower to make their way into mainstream consumer technology.  Both offer the opportunity to explore new areas and gain a fresh perspective on the world around us, with marine drones having the advantage of being ...

2021-05-03T12:15:18+00:00September 12th, 2019|Marine|

Altitude Angel Take Steps to Improve Drone Safety

Altitude Angel is the world's leading unmanned traffic management (UTM) provider and has taken steps to improve safety in the skies for all users by introducing a 'just culture' reporting system for drone operators and pilots. With the aim of catching up to the reporting standards already in ...

2021-05-03T12:48:15+00:00September 10th, 2019|General|