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On yer bike! Boffins teach AI drone to fly itself using cams on bicycles, self-driving car

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Re: Rotating blades at groin height

In the UK, his testing would have run foul of even the light touch rules govening drones. We aren't likely to see anything like this in the UK at any point in the near future.

(1) The person in charge of a small unmanned surveillance aircraft must not fly the aircraft in any of the circumstances described in paragraph (2) except in accordance with a permission issued by the CAA.

https://www.caa.co.uk/Consumers/Unmanned-aircraft/Recreational-drones/Recreational-drone-flights/

(2) The circumstances referred to in paragraph (1) are:

(a) over or within 150 metres of any congested area;

(b) over or within 150 metres of an organised open-air assembly of more than

1,000 persons;

(c) within 50 metres of any vessel, vehicle or structure which is not under the

control of the person in charge of the aircraft;

or

(d) subject to paragraphs (3) and (4), within 50 metres of any person.

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