19 02, 2020

UK Drone Law Changes 2020 – New Dawn or Disaster?

By |2020-03-09T16:31:29+00:00February 19th, 2020|Categories: CAA|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

It all seemed so simple in the ‘good old days’ of drone flying in the UK. If you wanted to use a drone for business or to make money with it in some way you had to obtain a ‘PfCO’ from the CAA. The rules may have felt restrictive to some, but at least they were simple to understand and actually worked quite well. As July 2020 looms closer, UK drone laws are about to change. At Drone Safe Register™ we recognise that rules and regulations have to adapt and change with [...]

12 12, 2015

Watch Japan’s Police Drone Catch a Quadcopter

By |2020-01-05T13:20:34+00:00December 12th, 2015|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Tokyo Police launched their anti drone catcher squad, a team designed to enforce new rules banning drones from urban areas. To stop reckless pilots with drones, they have developed a big net-wielding drone of their own.  It is built to catch the offending craft in the act by trapping it within a net and gently bringing it down to the ground.  Here's some footage of it being tested to catch a 'rogue drone'.