Simple Flying - Luke Bodell

Frankfurt Airport experienced a temporary shutdown due to drone activity, causing numerous flight delays and diversions.

The incident highlights the significant disruption that a single drone can cause, with over 285 delayed departures recorded.

Drone disruptions at airports have become increasingly common, and industry standards for drone detection and prevention are inconsistent.

Drones are usually too small to be picked up by conventional radar systems, meaning the industry has had to develop specialized solutions. For example, Dublin Airport has suffered from multiple incidents involving drones in the past year - in response, it implemented specialized anti-drone technology that jams the frequency drones operate on.

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