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Drone test site access route proposed

25th October 2016 - 15:00 GMT | by Richard Thomas in London


Cornwall Airport Limited is continuing its effort to establish a temporary danger area and flight corridor to allow access to a nearby drone test site.

Discussions with relevant authorities and the UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) are taking place.

The test site, known as the D064 danger area complex, would be accessed from the airport via the newly created route and open up additional commercial opportunities for unmanned systems testing during off peak months. The airport submitted a proposal to the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) earlier this summer.

CAA regulations require UAS operations to be conducted in segregated airspace. Although such

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Richard Thomas


Richard Thomas

Richard Thomas is the Senior Editor, Naval at Shephard Media. Richard joined the company in …

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