Drone Flight Restriction Zones

The following statement was released by the Department for Transport on 20th February 2019; “Following on from new laws last year restricting the use of drones and bringing forward a new drone-users register, today, the government also announced new legislation to extend the ‘no-fly’ zone around airports, banning drones from flying within 5km of runways. The new exclusion zone will be ...

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Drones and Aircraft – A Dangerous Mix

Drones and Aircraft, the term suggests a dangerous mix, but are they really? In the past year, at least five flights have been diverted and disruption at Gatwick airport. This has caused severe inconvenience for thousands of passengers. It took place when a drone flying close to the runway was spotted at the busy international airport. The BALPA (British Airline Pilots Association) have expressed ...

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