The UK Department for Transport (DfT) and UK CAA are tightening their unmanned aircraft vehicle (UAV) rules, just as research was released on the potential collision damage to commercial aircraft. Under the proposed rules, drones weighing more than 250 grams (0.55 lb.) will have to be registered online or through apps. Users will also have to take a safety awareness test to prove they understand UK safety, security and privacy regulations. The DfT acknowledged drones offer ...

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