Drone used to aid in stopping perlemoen poaching

Unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), commonly known as a drone and also referred to as an unpiloted aerial vehicle and a remotely piloted aircraft (RPA) by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), is an aircraft without a human pilot aboard.

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Drone used to aid in stopping perlemoen poaching

Unread post by Wonko the Sane » Sun Feb 25, 2018 8:50 pm




Someone breaking the law to assist the law (Flying over/near people and roads)
Are there different(special) rules to this type of scenario?

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Re: Drone used to aid in stopping perlemoen poaching

Unread post by Shepherd » Mon Feb 26, 2018 8:47 am

Interesting!!
Hard call... I suppose the law is the law...

I know a few years ago SAR service was still very illegal in the states, because of their UAV laws. Eventually even law enforcement start using UAVs to prove the point of how effective they were. Soon thereafter laws changed thanks to the amazing examples of how UAVs have made a huge impact to the SAR ability to find mission people, recover bodies, etc...

I do wish they catch these perlemoen poachers... There are stacks of them in Umhlanga as well and completely rip the reefs apart, because they think they have the right...
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Re: Drone used to aid in stopping perlemoen poaching

Unread post by Rotor kop » Mon Feb 26, 2018 8:51 am

Now here is a worthwhile thing an insect can do. I hope it works well and the chinese crouts are disrupted.
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Re: Drone used to aid in stopping perlemoen poaching

Unread post by Wonko the Sane » Mon Feb 26, 2018 10:48 am

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Re: Drone used to aid in stopping perlemoen poaching

Unread post by Rotor kop » Mon Feb 26, 2018 11:19 am

Really sad that very little is being done to stop this nonsense. The chinese are such a threat to the future of our existance on earth. :evil: :evil:
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Re: Drone used to aid in stopping perlemoen poaching

Unread post by Wonko the Sane » Mon Feb 26, 2018 11:17 pm

Rotor kop wrote:Really sad that very little is being done to stop this nonsense. The chinese are such a threat to the future of our existance on earth. :evil: :evil:
As stated in the last part of the second video, it was a local syndicate of about 20 people...

Your guess is as good as mine w.r.t whom they are selling to..


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Re: Drone used to aid in stopping perlemoen poaching

Unread post by edwoodza » Mon Jun 11, 2018 8:52 am

This is what one has to ask.
when it gets to court and they evidence from the drone is presented.
Is it valid when its illegally obtained as was breaking the law in gathering it?
will likely get tossed out as evidence.

So at the end of the day its another LOSS because those trying to prevent the crime were criminals themselves.

Drones can be effective tools when used LEGALLY
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