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EasyJet says drone chaos was ‘wake-up call’ for airports

[ad_1] Image copyright AFP Image caption The drone sightings led to many people being stranded at Gatwick EasyJet has said last month’s drone disruption at Gatwick was a “wake-up call” for airports. The drones caused blanket cancellations over a number of days in December and mass passenger disruption as a …

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Gatwick runway reopens after drone chaos

[ad_1] Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionIs this the drone which caused chaos at Gatwick? Gatwick’s runway has reopened after drones caused the airport to shut down for more than a day. The airport, the UK’s second busiest, said 837 flights were scheduled but there were delays …

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Gatwick drone chaos: Airport ‘drone drill’ planned

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The chief constable said airports’ ability to deal with future drone attacks had been enhanced An airport ‘drone drill’ will take place later this year to try to improve responses to future threats after the Gatwick paralysis last month. The plan was revealed …

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Gatwick drone chaos was ‘foreseeable’ experts says

[ad_1] Image copyright PA Image caption People were stranded at Gatwick and others due to land were redirected to different airports The drone sightings which disrupted about 1,000 flights to and from Gatwick Airport in December was a “not an unforeseen incident”, an expert says. Prof Iain Gray, chairman of …

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Gatwick drone chaos not an unforeseen incident – expert

[ad_1] Gatwick drone chaos not an unforeseen incident – expert BelfastTelegraph.co.uk Gatwick’s drone chaos was “not an unforeseen incident” and technology to identify flying gadgets has existed for several years, according to the head of a Government body. https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/uk/gatwick-drone-chaos-not-an-unforeseen-incident-expert-37721813.html https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/uk/article37721810.ece/e0f33/AUTOCROP/h342/bpanews_cc6aa631-6e14-4bb2-a705-6f9c64b060ff_1 Email Gatwick’s drone chaos was “not an unforeseen incident” and …

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An Important Part of Chao’s Drone Announcements Didn’t Get Enough Press: UTM and Drone Integration

[ad_1] Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao’s recent address to the Transportation Research Board named three new initiatives for drones: but only one of them garnered the attention of the mainstream press.  Chao’s announcement about the UTM Pilot Project could be even more important for the drone industry than the …

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Drone chaos exposes infrastructure security failings

[ad_1] The 36-hour shutdown of Gatwick Airport in December and the ensuing travel chaos has highlighted the issue of infrastructure security, says Andy Walker. The news that police will be given new powers to tackle the illegal use of drones, will come as cold comfort to the tens of thousands …

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Gatwick Airport chaos: Police send in SNIPERS to shoot down drone

[ad_1] The is the first footage of the drone that has shut down Gatwick for the past 24 hours as the Army was called in to help shoot it down and the 110,000 people stranded on the ground warned the chaos could continue until Christmas Eve. Its rogue pilot is …

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Sumburgh airport launch drone safety event following London chaos

[ad_1] An event is being held in Shetland tomorrow to give local drone enthusiasts more information on how to use their devices safely near the operations of the Sumburgh-based coastguard helicopter. The drone safety day will take place at the search and rescue hangar at Sumburgh Airport. It incidentally comes …

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Drones are causing airport chaos – why can’t we stop them?

[ad_1] Drones are bad news for airportsHeathrow Airport By Chris Stokel-Walker For the second time in less than a month, suspected drone sightings have shut down a UK airport. On 8 January flights out of London Heathrow were suspended for over an hour. And between 19 and 21 December, more …

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Heathrow drone: police investigating whether it is linked to Gatwick chaos | UK news

[ad_1] Police hunting those behind a drone flight at Heathrow are investigating whether it was carried out by the same person or group that caused chaos at Gatwick in the run-up to Christmas or if was a copycat crime. The sighting of the drone just after 5pm on Tuesday caused …

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Heathrow Airport DRONE chaos: Drone sighting sparks runway closure and flight backlog | UK | News

[ad_1] Chaos sparked at the UK’s biggest airport on at 5.05pm after people, including police officers, said they saw drones flying in the area. All departures were suspended, with thousands of passengers left stranded waiting to know if and when they would be able to get on with their journeys. …

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