Drone company seeking to industrialise aerial data joins CAA regulatory sandbox

CAAdrone has today become the first drone company seeking to industrialise aerial data capture accepted into the CAA’s Regulatory Sandbox. The Regulatory Sandbox was launched in April this year to create an environment where innovation in aviation can be explored and flourish in line with CAA core principles of safety, security and consumer protection. The work is made possible by funding from the Regulators’ Pioneer Fund, launched by The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS)., a Techstars-backed startup led by a team of four seasoned founders ex. Arup, Apple, CERN, McLaren and hedge funds, is developing a
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NATS launches animated online drone training course for new users

NATS has made a new, free-to-use online training course for drone users available on its website. Designed with new drone owners and hobbyists in mind, the animated course presents an overview of current UK flight safety rules and regulations governing drone use and features a series of interactive quiz questions based on key elements of responsible drone operation. Steve Graham, head of business engagement at NATS, said: “We hope new and existing drone users will find our new online hobbyist course useful as a fun-to-use tool with a serious message. NATS strongly supports fair and equal access for all types
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iRed gets set for next month’s Commercial UAV Show in London

iRed is finalising its preparations for next month’s Commercial UAV Show in London. The firm confirmed it will be exhibiting in partnership with DJI and will showcase its innovative remote sensing technologies. Already a DJI Enterprise Partner, the stand will aim to combine iRed’s knowledge and experience with DJI’s systems. This news comes as iRed looks forward to exhibiting at the Commercial UAV Show for a second consecutive year, alongside more than 120 exhibitors around the world. The show will feature in-depth discussions from a wide range of speakers, as well as demonstrations of products and services that are the
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