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Drones

The use of drones and model aircraft is becoming increasingly widespread across the University of Warwick.

Examples of recent use of drones include media activities, buildings, and site surveys and as part of research and teaching activities.  

Small Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (SUAs) have a wide range of potential uses but there are important regulatory, safety and privacy issues that must be addressed before employees or students construct and/or operate them or engage a third party to do so. 

UPDATE* Effective from 06:00 Friday 22nd July until 06:00 Tuesday 9th August the University of Warwick footprint will fall into a temporary restricted airspace in place for the CWG operating from surface to 4,500ft.

A guide to airspace restrictions for Birmingham 2022Link opens in a new window

No drone activity is permitted without prior approval from West Midlands Police before entering the University permit process.