Airports are starting to fight back against rogue drones, with non-raid systems

to connectVideoAviation experts warn of drone threat warrants stronger action by the FAA

An estimated 7 million drones flying in the air by 2020; Claudia Cowan reports on a new technology that is being developed for airports, safe and secure.

This is the first rule of the drone owned: no flying in the vicinity of an airport.

However, some people don’t care, or the use of drones for intentional interference with the operation of the airport.

Last December, drone sightings at London’s Gatwick Airport now finds itself in a three-day shut down and canceled flights, thousands of stranded passengers, etc. No one has been arrested in the case, and last April, the investigators said that it was an inside job.

In the past few months, suspected or confirmed in drone activity, and is grounded, flights to Dubai, New Zealand, Israel, and Newark liberty international Airport in New Jersey.

In 2017, a drone, a beat like the wings of a commercial SkyJet plane in Quebec City, Canada. No one was injured, but aviation experts say that the threat of a catastrophe warrants stronger action by the Federal Aviation Administration.

“Everything I’ve seen from the FAA, it is mostly a” we’re going to pass rules and regulations.” Rules and regulations are not what we need,” said Mike Boyd, president of consulting firm Aviation Planning. “We have the technology to be able to get a drone to identify them and who to use.”


According to the FAA, nationwide, there were 2,350 drone sightings in 2018, from over 1,800 in 2016. The agency said it was working with its security partners to address threats, and to respond to the noxious drone of activity, but it is not always possible to verify the observations, said in a statement to Fox, “the pilot reports, and, although we have no reason to doubt the accuracy of any of them, and we are not in a position to confirm that the vast majority of them.”

The FAA will have the ability to predict the number of drones up in the air, it will reach 7 million by 2020, many tech companies are racing to develop and install a non-raid systems.

One such company, Dedrone, used, roof, sensors, and radio frequency, to detect a distinctive presence in an unauthorized space. The technology is currently in place at the 12 airports, at a cost of about a million dollars a year.


CEO Joerg Lamprecht is compared with “the burglar alarm” in the sky.

“There has to be multiple drone sightings every day,” he said. “On average, the places in which we have installed, we only have two observations per day), two illegal raids in a day is good.

Lamprecht said the chaos caused by a drone flying around an airport is the equivalent of about $100,000 per minute. It is said that the financial cost along with loss of life, and is a big reason as to why anti-drone technology is taking off at airports all over the world.

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