Drones

Friday, July 5, 2019

Friday, July 5, 2019

Extinction Rebellion to vote on Heathrow drone shutdown

Extinction Rebellion to vote on Heathrow drone shutdown

The protest group will carry out “day after day” of disruptive protests if members vote in favour of flying drones at Heathrow Airport.

Thursday, May 30, 2019

Thursday, May 30, 2019

Extinction Rebellion

Extinction Rebellion activists plan drone disruption at Heathrow

Extinction Rebellion activists plan drone disruption at Heathrow

Climate change protesters are planning to disrupt flights at Heathrow Airport with drones in protest at a planned third runway.

Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Major US airport halts flights after drone sighting

Major US airport halts flights after drone sighting

Major US airport halts flights after drone sighting

Flights into a major US airport were briefly suspended on Tuesday evening after a drone was spotted over another nearby airport.

Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Gatwick drone disruption costs EasyJet £15m

Gatwick drone disruption costs airline EasyJet £15m after more than 400 flights were cancelled

Gatwick drone disruption costs EasyJet £15m

EasyJet has said last month's drone disruption at Gatwick was a "wake-up call" to airports after it cost the airline £15 million and affected 82,000 customers.

Thursday, January 10, 2019

Thursday, January 10, 2019

Chris Grayling denies plans for emergency no-deal Brexit freight services to carry food and medicines

Chris Grayling denies plans for emergency no-deal Brexit freight services to carry food and medicines

Chris Grayling denies plans for emergency no-deal Brexit freight services

Chris Grayling has denied reports that his department is preparing to lay on emergency freight services across Kent in the event of a no-deal Brexit.

Wednesday, January 9, 2019

Wednesday, January 9, 2019

Man who filmed Heathrow’s suspected drone: ‘No one else seemed to be bothered’

Man who filmed Heathrow’s suspected drone: ‘No one else seemed to be bothered’

Man who filmed Heathrow’s suspected drone: ‘No one else seemed to be bothered’

Matt Charter, the man who captured footage of the suspected drone at Heathrow airport, has said that “no one else seemed to be bothered” about the possible sighting.

Commuter captures 'Heathrow drone' on camera

Commuter captures 'Heathrow drone' on camera

Commuter captures 'Heathrow drone' on camera

A man on his way home from work filmed an object in the sky he claims is the drone that grounded flights at Heathrow on Tuesday

Military assisting after drone sighted at Heathrow Airport

Military assisting after drone sighted at Heathrow Airport

Military assisting after drone sighted at Heathrow Airport

The military has been called to Heathrow Airport, and the Metropolitan Police have launched a criminal investigation after a drone sighting halted flights

Tuesday, January 8, 2019

Tuesday, January 8, 2019

Flights grounded at Heathrow airport over reports of drone sighting

Flights grounded at Heathrow airport over reports of drone sighting

Flights grounded at Heathrow airport over reports of drone sighting

Heathrow airport has halted departures on Tuesday afternoon after reports of a drone sighting.

Drones

Drones: What are the new regulations?

Drones: What are the new regulations?

The government has announced a series of new measures to control drone use in the UK. Here is your guide to the new regulations.

Saturday, December 29, 2018

Saturday, December 29, 2018

Gatwick drones: Police chief ‘really sorry’ for couple arrested over disruption

Gatwick drones: Police chief ‘really sorry’ for couple arrested over disruption

Gatwick drones: Police chief ‘really sorry’ for couple arrested over disruption

The Chief Constable of Sussex Police has said he feels "really sorry" for a couple who felt "violated" after being held for 36 hours before being cleared of involvement of the disruption of Gatwick Airport by drones.

Friday, December 21, 2018

Friday, December 21, 2018

Gatwick flights suspended again due to new drone sighting

Gatwick flights suspended again due to new drone sighting

Gatwick flights suspended again due to new drone sighting

Flights at Gatwick Airport have again been suspended because of a suspected drone sighting, prompting further passengers to be stranded after planes were grounded for around 36 hours.

Chris Grayling warns anyone tempted by a copycat drone attack of 'tough penalties'

Chris Grayling warns anyone tempted by a copycat drone attack of 'tough penalties'

Chris Grayling warns of 'tough penalties' for drone copycats

Transport secretary Chris Grayling has said that anyone caught launching a similar drone attack to the one that grounded Gatwick flights will go to jail

Thursday, December 20, 2018

Thursday, December 20, 2018

Gatwick airport will take ‘several days’ to recover, says Gatwick boss

Gatwick airport will take ‘several days’ to recover, says Gatwick boss

Gatwick airport will take ‘several days’ to recover, says Gatwick boss

Chief Operating Officer at Gatwick Airport, Chris Woodroofe has said that Gatwick airport will take “several days” to recover after all flights were grounded following sightings of a drone.

Gatwick drone delays cost one passenger £100 and delay Christmas trips to Lapland

Gatwick drone delays cost one passenger £100 and delay Christmas trips to Lapland

Gatwick drone delays cost one passenger £100 and delay Christmas Lapland trips

Passengers tell talkRADIO how the delays at Gatwick Airport, caused by drones in the area, affect their travel

Gatwick airport suspends flights after drone sightings

Gatwick airport suspends flights after drone sightings

Gatwick airport suspends flights after drone sightings

The runway at Gatwick remains closed on Thursday morning following reports of drones flying close to the airport - despite briefly reopening overnight.

Tuesday, March 6, 2018

Tuesday, March 6, 2018

Gang-linked prisoners could be moved to high-security jails

Gang-linked prisoners could be moved to high-security jails

Gang-linked prisoners could be moved to high-security jails

Justice Secretary David Gauke is examining a change to decisions on where inmates are held

Thursday, October 26, 2017

Thursday, October 26, 2017

Mexican drug cartels may be armed with weaponised drones

Mexican drug cartels may be armed with weaponised drones

Mexican drug cartels may be armed with weaponised drones

Reports say some cartels may also be carrying hand grenade-sized IEDs known as potato bombs

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Dubai police unveil motorbike drones for officers

Check out this amazing drone motorbike unveiled in Dubai

Check out this amazing drone motorbike unveiled in Dubai

The device was created by Russian drone company Hoversurf

Thursday, May 18, 2017

Thursday, May 18, 2017

Reports suggest RAF drone which stopped ISIS execution potentially wounded civilians

RAF Reaper Drone which stopped ISIS execution injured up to 20 civilians - monitor

RAF drone which stopped ISIS execution injured up to 20 civilians - monitor

The Royal Air Force strike successfully halted the execution of prisoners by Islamic State, but reportedly wounded innocents in the process

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Latvian man makes history by completing drone jump

Latvian man makes history by completing world's first-ever drone parachute jump

Latvian man makes history by completing world's first-ever drone parachute jump

The drone used to complete the jump was designed by a company called Aerones and cost roughly €35,000 (£29,000) to make

Thursday, March 30, 2017

Thursday, March 30, 2017

North Korea estimated to be using roughly 1,000 drones, according to South Korean think tank

North Korea has arsenal of 1,000 terror drones, says South Korean thinktank

North Korea has arsenal of 1,000 terror drones, says South Korean thinktank

This has raised concerns they might be used for airborne attacks

Thursday, February 2, 2017

Thursday, February 2, 2017

New Yorker creates 'graffiti drone' to protest Donald Trump's presidency

New Yorker creates 'graffiti drone' to protest Donald Trump's presidency

New Yorker creates 'graffiti drone' to protest Donald Trump's presidency

A street artist known only as 'KATSU' managed to configure a drone to have the capabilities to paint graffiti onto walls

Thursday, November 17, 2016

Thursday, November 17, 2016

Drone in near-miss with Heathrow-bound plane above the Shard

Drone in near-miss with Heathrow-bound plane above the Shard

Drone in near-miss with Heathrow-bound plane above the Shard

The A320 aircraft and the drone came within 20 metres of each other at a height of 4,900 feet

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Drones enable discovery of ancient ruins below Apennine Mountains

Ancient Roman cult settlement found by drones

Ancient Roman cult found by drones in Italy's Apennine Mountains

Drones have enabled archaeologists to discover more about an ancient settlement in Italy, and has changed previous thoughts on the area

Thursday, August 18, 2016

Thursday, August 18, 2016

A new drone will be trialled next year to track terrorists

Britain's New Anti-Terror Weapon: The Zephyr S Drone, a solar-powered 'pseudo-satellite' flying at 70,000 feet

Britain's new anti-terror weapon: A 'pseudo-satellite' solar-powered drone

The drone can stay in the air for 45 days, smashing the world record for an unrefuelled aircraft and allowing it to traverse the globe in the hunt for potential threats

Friday, April 29, 2016

Friday, April 29, 2016

Flight safety expert Captain Martin Alder has warned that people not involved in aviation 'won't understand the risks' of drones

Drones: People 'don't understand the risks', claims flight safety expert

Drones: People 'don't understand the risks', claims flight safety expert

Captain Martin Alder calls for a practical solution to be found

Monday, April 18, 2016

Monday, April 18, 2016

Heathrow drone collision: David Davis MP calls for 'tighter control' and 'prison sentences'

Heathrow drone collision: David Davis MP calls for 'tighter control' and 'prison sentences'

Heathrow drone: David Davis calls for 'tighter control' and 'prison sentences'

The former Shadow Home Secretary insists use of the aerial devices has to be regulated