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#552730 - 09/01/19 02:02 PM Re: Heathrow flights stopped ? [Re: Stewart S]
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Originally Posted By Stewart S
More like:

Reports of drones, flying black bin liners and police anti-drones 7

Authorities, the public, airlines, The Mail on Sunday and an innocent couple 0



My figures were way out, thanks Stewart !
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#552752 - 09/01/19 03:17 PM Re: Heathrow flights stopped ? [Re: madmax]
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This makes James May's efforts with his flying caravan look rather pathetic although Norwich airport did refrain from shooting him down.
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#552765 - 09/01/19 03:53 PM Re: Heathrow flights stopped ? [Re: howard]
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Originally Posted By howard
If you are someone with anti social behaviour patterns and can afford a drone, what fun and sense of power is to be had by following the gatwick example and messing up an airport. "Thats will show them"! I guess it has to be the same sort of motivation that makes people write malicious software. Either way, its now been shown how much attention you can get by messing up an airport so there are bound to be copy cat events all over. What an invitation to cranks and would be terrorists.

Difficult to see a working response. The law is a waste of time - there already are laws to prevent drone flights over airports but they are meaningless without a way of enforcement.

Shooting down isnt likely to be effective and in any case there are lots of people around so I doubt that it would be permitted without at least a partial evacuation.

But there is real doubt whether the Gatwick sightings were real or imaginary or police drones or birds. That suggests the ability to disrupt without even flying a drone. Just a phone call maybe enough.


Totally Agree

It’s going to be the same with driverless cars

Disaffected or anti-social disrupters will just deliberately walk out infront of them in cities knowing their collision avoidance systems will just stop them

The only thing stopping someone doing it now as a protest is that they know they will get run over
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#552766 - 09/01/19 03:57 PM Re: Heathrow flights stopped ? [Re: Stewart S]
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Originally Posted By Stewart S

It’s going to be the same with driverless cars

Disaffected or anti-social disrupters will just deliberately walk out infront of them in cities knowing their collision avoidance systems will just stop them

The only thing stopping someone doing it now as a protest is that they know they will get run over



Easily fixed, just design the software so that once in say 10,000 potential collisions, the car just keeps going. It would still be loads safer than having drivers, but sufficient risk to the pedestrian to ensure they don't take the car stopping for granted.
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#552767 - 09/01/19 03:58 PM Re: Heathrow flights stopped ? [Re: madmax]
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I blame Andy Warhol "15 minutes of fame" for this and BGT the kids thinks it's real innocent .
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#552768 - 09/01/19 04:02 PM Re: Heathrow flights stopped ? [Re: Stewart S]
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Originally Posted By Stewart S
Originally Posted By howard
If you are someone with anti social behaviour patterns and can afford a drone, what fun and sense of power is to be had by following the gatwick example and messing up an airport. "Thats will show them"! I guess it has to be the same sort of motivation that makes people write malicious software. Either way, its now been shown how much attention you can get by messing up an airport so there are bound to be copy cat events all over. What an invitation to cranks and would be terrorists.

Difficult to see a working response. The law is a waste of time - there already are laws to prevent drone flights over airports but they are meaningless without a way of enforcement.

Shooting down isnt likely to be effective and in any case there are lots of people around so I doubt that it would be permitted without at least a partial evacuation.

But there is real doubt whether the Gatwick sightings were real or imaginary or police drones or birds. That suggests the ability to disrupt without even flying a drone. Just a phone call maybe enough.


Totally Agree

It’s going to be the same with driverless cars

Disaffected or anti-social disrupters will just deliberately walk out infront of them in cities knowing their collision avoidance systems will just stop them

The only thing stopping someone doing it now as a protest is that they know they will get run over



I’ll let you pitch that one to Tesla’s shareholders

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