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CAA release CAP 1627: Drone safety risk: an assessment
Yesterday the CAA (Civil Aviation Authority) released a risk assessment document specifically targeting the use of UAVs near manned aircraft. CAP 1627 – Drone Safety Risk: An assessment. Here are the key points.
YouTube favourite Casey Neistat under investigation by the FAA
YouTube superstar Casey Neistat is allegedly under investigation by the FAA for his illegal drone flights in and around the airspace of New York. With over seven million subscribers and illegal drone footage featuring heavily in his daily vlogs for over a year now, is this too little too late? Will his star status give him a free ride or will the FAA make an example of him?
Drone found by Apache ROV while operating from the Bibby Topaz at the Beryl field
A number of my clients have emailed and contacted me to make me aware of the recent article where a drone (UAV) was found by an ROV in the north sea. My clients have joked that it highlights that the Falcon 8 is not fit for purpose and it will help other operators using different craft get into the marketplace. They have also asked if this will have an impact on the use of UAVs in the Oil and Gas inspection industry.