CAA authorises first beyond visual line of sight test flights for drones in UK

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West Sussex-based start-up Sees.ai will conduct trials at three locations in the UK

In a move that could transform the logistics sector in the UK, the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has given permission for the first trial of routine drone flights outside a pilot's line of sight. ...

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