Welcome to PhantomPilots.com

Sign up for a weekly email of the latest drone news & information

Heathrow was NOT a drone strike good news!!!

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by Wibble, Apr 25, 2016.

  1. Wibble

    Feb 7, 2015
    Likes Received:
    Brecon Beacons Wales UK
    It was a plastic bag!!!

    After all the media nonsense about an airliner being hit by a drone at Heathrow last week!

    Drone believed to have hit British Airways flight 'may have been a plastic bag'

    Common sense from a government minister!

    But following his comments today, Mr Goodwill also dismissed calls for tighter rules on drone useto protect against terror threats insisting current rules governing drone use were strong enough.

    He said it would be much easier for terrorists to attack airports on the ground with rucksacks or car bombs than orchestrate the attack from a drone aircraft.

    Mr Goodwill was also sceptical about calls to force all manufacturers to install GPS coordinates that would prevent drones flying in restricted areas - known as "geo-fencing".

    He warned that any moves to enforce geo-fencing rules would be vulnerable to being hacked by "somebody who could get round that software".
    movius and Trackman1 like this.