Drones – a Flawed Revolution?

In his latest column for 'GIM International', David Rhind, ret. Vice-Chancellor of the UK's City University, reflects on the unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) 'revolution' as we now enter the era of drone regulation. I recently came out of my house to find the crumpled remains of a small drone outside my kitchen window. It had struck the crest of my roof before tumbling to Earth some 10m below. I had to pay 325 euros to have the 17 broken tiles fixed. Nowhere on the drone was there any indication of... (read more)

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