Tackling drone incursions major challenge for Singapore: Panel head

Mr Timothy de Souza, who chairs the Unmanned Aircraft Systems Advisory Panel, said that dealing with drone incursions in a tight and busy airspace like Singapore's can be tricky. ST PHOTO: JASMINE CHOONG
Mr Timothy de Souza, who chairs the Unmanned Aircraft Systems Advisory Panel, said that dealing with drone incursions in a tight and busy airspace like Singapore's can be tricky. ST PHOTO: JASMINE CHOONG

Tackling drone incursions is a major challenge for Changi Airport because of Singapore's unique circumstances, said Mr Timothy de Souza.

He heads a panel that was set up in May to propose a framework to manage a growing number of unmanned aircraft activities here.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on July 02, 2019, with the headline 'Tackling drone incursions major challenge for S'pore: Panel head'. Print Edition | Subscribe