New legislation for UK drone hobbyists

BY Harris Cumming THE NEW rules which are set to come into force later this month, will mandate any drone owner in the UK with a craft in excess of 250g to register with the Civil Aviation Authority.  Those who fail to comply risk being fined up to £1000. To register, users must first pay an annual fee of £9. In addition to registering their devices, drone pilots will also be required to take an online theory test to ensure they know the potential dangers of flying these machines. For many this news is long overdue, as rogue drones have already … Continue reading New legislation for UK drone hobbyists