Drone defenses at airports require FAA approval

As airports investigate drone deterrents to increase the safety of both planes and passengers, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is telling airports that they need its approval to install drone defense measures.

The FAA said it understands the need for installing unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) detection systems and plans to work with airports either considering the installation of such systems or with pre-installed systems. However, the FAA said that only federal agencies with authority should be able to install the drone countermeasure systems designed to detect or destroy suspicious drones …


Electronics 360 | May 14, 2019

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