Heathrow drone protests: Climate activists arrested over plot to shut down London’s busiest airport

Five climate campaigners have been arrested on suspicion of planning to fly drones near Heathrow Airport. A group called Heathrow Pause, an offshoot of Extinction Rebellion, had planned to disrupt flights to highlight “the grave risk of airport expansion during the climate and ecological emergency”. Activists said the devices would be …

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Aggregates Company Leveraging Kespry Drone-Based Tool

Kespry, a drone-based aerial intelligence solution provider, says Midsouth Aggregates is now using the Kespry platform for inventory management and mine planning. With granite and limestone reserves located throughout Alabama, Georgia and Tennessee, Midsouth Aggregates produces a variety of aggregate products, as well as concrete and asphalt sand, general construction …

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Drone Stakeholders to Help FAA Develop Recreational Drone Flyer Test – UAS VISION

The Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) recreational drone flyer test will be an important opportunity to educate recreational flyers about the rules of the sky as we continue to safely integrate drones into our nation’s airspace. A law passed in 2018 requires that recreational drone flyers pass an online aeronautical knowledge and safety test and …

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