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Drones Reunited

Apparently 1 in 4 drone owners has lost a drone. This is no surprise to me, as, on a maiden night-flight with a 2 year old at my side, my toy drone was hit by a mild UK crosswind, and ended up about 500 yards away in the field next door.

But for a lot of walking around, I never would have re-discovered this drone.

The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) in the United Kingdom has launched a Drones Reunited website (apparently… nobody found that link yet – hire me if you would like to remedy 😉 ) to “soften the blow” of the now mandatory licence and £9 a year registration scheme for all drones over 250g in the UK.

My drone was under 250g, which is exactly why it went such a long way. That said, I was in the countryside – a safe space – and I know my neighbours, so everything was fine. Flying drones in built up areas would give me some real heeby jeebies.

If you’d like to join the ranks of drone flyers, check out Drones at Menkind by clicking here. Please note, I am commercially affiliated with Menkind.

By Robin Scott

I'm Robin Scott, a WordPress and WooCommerce expert who, along with three other people, runs a business called Silicon Dales Ltd remotely, from a base in the North West of the UK (kind of near Manchester!). I enjoy using my talents for programming to track and interpret sporting, political or retail data - and therefore you'll see me posting some content in these spaces in this, my personal website. If you're interested to talk about leveraging this for your business (in sport, entertainment, retail, etc) please contact me.

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