Wednesday February 19, 2020

'Enforcement of existing aviation legislation is needed in order for the drone industry to flourish'

Steven Flynn, managing director of Skytango and a leading industry consultant, on the current state of the drone industry in Ireland

12th March, 2019
Pic: iStock

Enforcement of existing aviation legislation is needed in order for the drone industry to flourish in Ireland said Steven Flynn, managing director of Skytango and a leading industry consultant.

Two weeks ago, Thursday 21 February a drone was spotted over Dublin Airport resulting in the suspension of all flights for half an hour. “Most drone’s battery life wouldn’t last more than 20 or 25 minutes”, said Eleni Mangina, associate professor at the school of computer...

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