So many people are enjoying flying drones as a hobby now, along with those using them commercially, that they are an increasingly common sight in our skies. However, negative press coverage, especially around the Christmas time Gatwick incident, means that people can be feeling very suspicious if they see one over or around their property. While this is understandable, the message here from DSR is that if you see a drone in the sky, don't automatically assume that it is up to no good. There are hundreds of safe and legal drone ops out [...]
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'.