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LMA calls for legal framework for drones

Laura Board 16 March 2017

The Lloyd's Market Association has called for legislation to align the use of drones with manned aircraft to make the growing sector easier to insure.

In a response to a Department for Transport (DfT) consultation, the LMA's aviation committee called for primary legislation for drones and for the development of a "tiered" knowledge- and testing-based system to ensure safety.

The LMA said: "Both these suggestions would allow insurers to smoothly transition between manned and unmanned aircraft systems, and would also...


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