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unmanned surveillance vehicle (12250_16)


Under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 I wish to hereby request the details of any/all permission(s) granted by the CAA for West Midlands Police to operate a small unmanned surveillance vehicle (also known as a drone) on 30 October 2016 in the vicinity of Birmingham City Football Club & Bordesley Circus, Birmingham.


The information requested is:


1) For what aircraft was the permission granted for?

2) How long is the permission granted for?

3) What is the minimum operating distance granted by the CAA under any permission from people, vehicles and structures not under the control of the operator?


Please find attached our response.