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Drones: Beyond the line of sight

While police forces have been given extended powers to fly drones during the pandemic the lack of national standards on operations, procurement and training raise questions about the next phase of their role in air support.

Drones: Beyond the line of sight

Date - 16th April 2020
By - Gary Mason
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This week the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) changed its guidelines on police drone operations allowing forces to fly them higher, closer to people and objects and most significantly, beyond the visual line of sight of the operator if a second...
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