Drone safety brings you the latest guidance from the UK Civil Aviation Authority with information for all types of drone operators, from hobbyists and enthusiasts to commercial operators.
You’ll hear interviews with experts from across the drone industry, along with details about rule changes and the different types of approval that may be needed.
The Drone classification consultation – your views and the next steps
Earlier this year we ran a consultation around proposals to delay the introduction of classifications for legacy and traditional category drones.
We received a fantastic level of responses from the drone community and in this episode Callum Holland from our RPAS team explains the conclusions we’ve now come to and our recommendation to Government for taking the issue forward.
You can read the consultation response document at https://www.caa.co.uk/cap2367 (https://www.caa.co.uk/cap2367)
The #shotonmydrone photo competition
The CAA sponsored #shotonmydrone photo competition received over 800 entries and showcased the wide range of stunning images that can be captured with this technology.
The competition included categories for 'Countryside', 'Urban day', 'Urban night' and 'Christmas'.
You'll hear the winners share the stories behind their images, how they stay safe in the air and tips on using drones for photography!
See the winning photos at https://www.caa.co.uk/cap2338 (https://www.caa.co.uk/cap2338)
The image shown with this episode is called 'Roundabout' and was taken by Andy Wells. The photo won the overall prize in the CAA's #shotonmydrone competition and also won the 'Urban night' category.