More than 130 organisations have been given the authorization to fly unmanned drones in the skies over the UK. The Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Systems Association said the use of drones would continue to increase. Soon, it might be coming to Brazil...
Now, you can get a permission to fly small UAVs (unmanned aerial vehicles) in British airspace, to the alarm of privacy campaigners who are calling for an urgent review of regulations surrounding the technology. Come on, what's the matter?
Anybody who wants to fly a small UAV in UK airspace must seek permission from the CAA. The aircraft must weigh no more than 20kg, and must not fly any higher than 122 metres.
Operators must also ensure they do not fly the drones further than 500 meters away from themselves.