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UAVs to Replace Police Helicopters?

Old 18th Sep 2020, 11:29
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Spending 36 hours at 30,000 feet is all very clever but of no use whatsoever when the cloud base is at 1500 feet. Doesn't matter how good a Thermal imaging camera you fit, it can't see through cloud.
Before spending millions on high-tec gadgets, what's needed first is a machine that can give clear skies over the UK 100% of the time - then, you might be on to something.
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Old 18th Sep 2020, 11:54
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This could be a significant step towards routine operation of UAS (rather than toy drones) in UK airspace, just the detect and avoid system to certify.
you sound like the PM talking about track and trace or Covid testing................operation moonshot anyone?
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