Brazil: Investigations Commence for Illegal Flight Usage of Drones in Country

Posted on September 21, 2013 • Filed under: Brazil, Latin America Aviation, Police/Military Activity reported on September 21, 2013 that the National Civil Aviation Agency is investigating three cases of irregular drone usage in the country. Only four civil models are allowed to operate which received certification to do so earlier this year. However, three states are reported to have conducted irregular flights. Reports reveal more than 200 drones have operated since March with no civil or commercial purpose. All drones must operate with a specific certificate. Irregular drone usage can cause risk to not only safety air transport but also safety of people on the ground. Read Article

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