Questions tagged [united-kingdom]

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Seeking a cheap, programmable drone, for use in the UK

This meta question states that recommendation questions are on-topic. However, as I am new here, I don't want to commit a fox's foot (faux pas ;-), so please vote to close, rather than downvote, if I ...
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Report a lost drone in the UK?

I recently lost my drone in the UK, it is quite big and sure someone must have picked it up. Is there any way to try and recover it, an online lost drone database? What steps can be taken in the ...
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What is the meaning of 'control of a building' in the UK Air Navigation Order on Unmanned Aircraft?

The UK drone regulations include the requirement that camera drones are not flown "within 50 metres of any vessel, vehicle or structure which is not under the control of the SUA1 operator or the ...
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How can I take aerial photography without leaving my house?

I have found a place I can fly my drone, and want to take some photos of it. At the moment it's ill-advised to leave one's home unless it's necessary, and aerial photography of abandoned places is not ...
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How to know if a place is a no-drone zone in the UK?

I live in the UK and often hear that a lot of places are "no-drone zones" meaning flying a drone there could get you a penalty. Is there any database for these zones as often signage isn't clear?