App helps drone pilots avoid no-fly zones
An app that tells drone owners if they are flying in or near restricted airspace has been created by the UK's National Air Traffic Control Service.
The "drone assist" app gives pilots an interactive map of their surroundings and will warn if they are near airspace used by commercial aircraft.
The map also shows if a drone is being flown near places, such as schools, where there could be privacy issues.
The app will be available on Android and iOS app stores from 3 December.
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