Monthly Archive: October 2014

A Reaper MQ-9 Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) operated by 39 Squadron of the Royal Air Force, awaits take off from Creech Air Force Bace, Nevada prior to a training mission over the west coast of America.  39 Sqn, who are parented by RAF Waddington in the UK, currently have around 70 personnel based in Nevada covering all trades from Pilots to admin staff. Image from MoD (reproduction does not imply endorsement)

A warning bell

As senior parliamentarians question increasing drone use and response to the UN Special Rapporteur, litigation by Yemeni victims in both the UK and Germany may tip the Government to re-evaluate the need for a high...


A challenge to privacy?

This week, proposed EC policy recommendations on how to protect fundamental rights of citizens whilst promoting the European civil ‘RPAS’ industry will be reviewed. At an EC (DG ENTR) workshop in Brussels on Monday,...