Royal Wedding Flight Restrictions

The CAA has posted a Restricted Airspace (Temporary) over the Windsor area for the weekend of the Royal Wedding see http://skywise.caa.co.uk/alert-restricted-airspace-temporary-4/?cat=30.  NATS and Heathrow ATSU will have everything under control from an airline traffic perspective and manned aviation operatives, being in touch with other ATSUs and possibly Heathrow itself, will be made aware of this restriction. Good commercial drone operators, should also realise the RA(T) applies to them and any drone operation as well.  NOTAMs  already appear on websites, so with the RA(T) in place, NATS is very unlikely to sanction any drone operation in the Windsor near or on these dates.

Theres a strong possibility that anti drone technology will be deployed to deal with any unwelcome intrusion from unregulated drone operator gatecrashing the big day…

Lets hope its not needed..

John Moreland, Head of Training, DronePartners