THALES BOSS SAYS GLOBAL DRONE RULES COULD BE IN PLACE BY 2019

THE STRATEGY and business development director of global aviation and transport systems giant Thales predicts that a global set of comprehensive rules controlling unmanned aircraft could be in place by 2019. That would be the year of the next triennial assembly of the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO), and allow enough time for expertise to be developed in countries such as the USA, Singapore, Australia, and the UK, that are leading on drone regulation. This could then percolate into other countries and into global fora such as ICAO, said Thales’ ...


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