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Roke Manor develops communications payload for Zephyr

Roke Manor has been contracted under the UK’s Defence Growth Partnership (DGP) to develop a communications payload for high-altitude unmanned air vehicles. The system is being developed with the Airbus Defence & Space Zephyr pseudo satellite in mind. Airbus Defence & Space While not intended exclusively for integration with Zephyr, due to the export focus of the DGP, the hi...

Drone Regulations Come into Effect in Japan

Japan's revised civil aviation law that regulates the use of drones and other unmanned aerial vehicles came into effect on Thursday. The new regulations require operators to get government approval to fly such aircraft in areas designated as densely populated, at events, and near airports, public broadcaster NHK reported. Permission is also required for flying out of the operator's s...

Saudi Arabia Bans Drones and All Remote-Controlled Flying Devices

Saudi Arabia's civil aviation authority has banned the use of drones and other remote-controlled flying devices, it was reported on Sunday. Such devices are often flown into the kingdom for sale and use as children's toys, but are later modified with precision equipment, making them a threat to national security, Arab News reported. The General Authority for Civil Aviation (GACA) thi...