Tag: small unmanned aircraft

Drone found near airport runway

Drone found near airport runway

| 14/01/2020 | 36 Comments

(CNS): The Civil Aviation Authority of the Cayman Islands has said a disabled drone was discovered last week within the perimeter of Owen Roberts International Airport very near to the runway. Officials said the operation of a drone so close to arriving and departing aircraft is both illegal and extremely irresponsible. But this is not […]

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Drones banned from prison and airports

Drones banned from prison and airports

| 03/02/2016 | 23 Comments

(CNS): Privately owned small unmanned aircraft (SUAs), or drones as they are more commonly known, have been banned from within three nautical miles of the airports on all three Cayman Islands and from within one nautical mile of Northward prison by the Civil Aviation Authority of the Cayman Islands. The CAACI issued a formal direction Monday […]

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Prison using drones to help stop smuggling

Prison using drones to help stop smuggling

| 25/09/2015 | 69 Comments

(CNS): Small unmanned drones are now part of the tools used by the prison service to battle the practice of throwing drugs and contraband over the perimeter fence of HMP Northward, and it appears likely that they will also be used in the near future by the RCIPS, especially to help the Joint Marine Unit […]

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