Air Support Department Organizes Workshop in Abu Dhabi about Wireless Drones
The Air Support Department of the Security Support Directorate General at the General Secretariat of the Office of His Highness Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, organized a workshop to acquaint strategic partners with wireless drones equipped with futuristic flying wings.
The workshop was held at the Police Officers Club in Abu Dhabi, in cooperation with the General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) and Abu Dhabi Airports. Colonel Saeed Hussein Al Khajah, Head of the Air Support Department at Abu Dhabi Police, explained that the workshop aims to spread awareness about the appropriate rules and procedures pertaining to wireless drones to be adopted by all parties.
He said: “The workshop is significantly important and stems from the Abu Dhabi Police’s keenness to spread and reinforce awareness about the use of such aircrafts. It also aims to acquaint the concerned entities with the relevant laws and regulations, in addition to the prerequisites and criteria provided by the competent authorities.”Moreover, Colonel Al Khajah noted the workshop is an opportunity to acquaint the concerned entities with safety procedures to be adopted while operating such drones.
The workshop tackled the laws and regulations; the wireless drones specifications and characteristics according to aviation safety standards. It also shed the light on the drones’ contribution to media coverage of major incidents and events, according to sophisticated international techniques.
The workshop was attended by Major Jamal Al Hosani from the Air Support Department, along with representatives from the General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) and Abu Dhabi Airports and a number of experts specialized in wireless winged drones and aviation safety.