UK’s air navigation service provider, NATS, has launched a series of courses designed to ensure that commercial users of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) operate them safely. The classes were started following a series of incidents in UK airspace in which airline pilots have reported near-misses with small unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), frequently while on final approach to airports. There are concerns about collisions, or the ingestion of a UAV into an engine, particularly when an ...

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