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. . . Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe, the head of the Met police, was shown a video of an eagle catching the drone and was so impressed by it he had dispatched during a meeting a senior officer to determine whether such practice could work in London.
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Miss Hale said Jafari stood in front of the chopper and then started hitting its nose with his plastic bag.
She said: "At that point I realised he was angry. The bag was definitely hitting the helicopter. I think I was looking at my partner at that point. It was just the way he was looking at us, it was really intimidating."
Miss Hale described how Jafari kicked the helicopter and, petrified, she shouted for them to leave.
She said the pilot started to take off when Jafari jumped up and grabbed one of its skids. She said: "He clung on to the skid and we lurched to the right. It was a bit of a blur after that. I started to cry.
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While the "drone defender" is a weekend science project for the RF talented, I'm wondering how Battelle is getting it FCC approved.
Intentional jammers are a no-no for civilian use. Not sure how they plan to get that one approved.
But will the device ever be available to the ordinary citizen, as so many military gadgets ultimately are? It would surely defuse disputes such as the one in Kentucky, where the drone's owners came to the shooter's door in not the finest of moods.
"At the moment it can only be used by federal authorities with appropriate FCC approvals," Delaney told me. "We are exploring future uses as regulations about drone technology evolve."
It could turn into a cottage industry, much like the days of illegal cable and satellite decoders.
the "drone defender" is a weekend science project for the RF talented