Drone No-Fly Zone Extended At RAF Bases And Airports

The drone no-fly zone around airports has been extended to protect aircraft at Royal Air Force bases and airports.

The new legislation bans drones from being flown within five kilometres (3.1 miles) of the end of a runway without permission.

Previously, only a 1km (0.6 miles) no-fly zone was in place.

The no-fly zone extension offers an additional layer of protection for RAF stations, which already have restrictions in place prohibiting the use of drones.

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Source: Forces Network