UK drone users face safety tests and flight restrictions

UK drone users face safety tests and flight restrictions
 

UK drone users may have to pass online safety tests under legislation being introduced to the Commons on Wednesday.
The government also wants to prevent drones from flying above 400ft or within 1km of airport boundaries.
The changes, which are set to come into effect between 30 July and 30 November, follow a rise in the number of drone near-misses with aircrafts.
Aviation Minister Baroness Sugg said the measures were needed to "protect" aircraft and their passengers.
In addition to the safety tests, people who own drones weighing 250g or more will have to register with the Civil... read more

 
30 May 2018 in Regional, Views: 51
Source: BBC
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