Tag Archives: Safety

Gatwick Airport Drama Uncovers Scary Truth About Consumer Drones

One of the amazing things about the recent drone incident at London Gatwick is that the appearance of two unmanned aerial vehicles flying into operational runway space prompted the closure of Britain’s second-busiest airport for more than a day. With … Continue reading

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Is Our Airspace Safe? Why Counter Drone Technology is Necessary

Drone technology is pushing the limits of everything from wildlife photography to home security, giving civilians the ability to explore higher and farther without any license or training. Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) are here to stay, and that means our … Continue reading

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Lawmaker seeks weapons ban on crowd-watching drones

Law enforcement could use drones to monitor large crowds for safety and security, but the unmanned devices couldn’t be equipped to fire on crowds, under a proposal filed Thursday by Sen. Darryl Rouson, D- Tampa. Rouson’s proposal (SB 132) creates … Continue reading

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Israeli drone maker gets wide clearance from US regulators

Airobotics, a Petah Tikva-based start-up that manufactures industrial drones, has become the first company to receive a US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) certificate of waiver to initiate Beyond Visual Line of Sight operations. The FAA certificate permits Airobotics to fly … Continue reading

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