Structures and type mapping

How local government works

1.1 Structures and type mapping

1.2 Local government roles

1.3 Departments involved with drones and AAM

1.4 Responsibilities, priorities and hindrances

1.5 Procurement – quality, price, and social value

1.6 Related organisations

1.7 The role of politics in shaping local government decision making

Blue light services

2.1 Fire Services

2.2 Police

2.3 Ambulance and healthcare

2.4 Coast Guard, RNLI, Mountain rescue, life-guards

Transport Planning and Infrastructure – vertiports, drone TALOs, UTM

3.1 Transport Planning obligations and integration of transport modalities

3.2 Planning requests and guidance

3.3 Guidance material

3.4 UTM

3.5 Infrastructure requirements for AAM and drone ecosystem

3.6 Defining roles – CAA v Councils

3.7 Airspace security – police, prisons and counter terrorism

3.8 Safety-in the air and on the ground

How councils are using drones

4.1 Saving lives

4.2 Reducing costs

4.3 Reducing environmental footprint

4.4 Local government and drone industry operational analysis

4.5 Legal and regulatory issues

Airfield and aerodrome development opportunities

5.1 Economic impact assessments

5.2 Approach and departure paths 

5.3 Emergency response management

5.4 Vertiports at existing flight facilities

Drone and AAM impact concerns& public consultation

6.1 Drone and eVTOL noise

6.2 Drone privacy

6.3 Drone and eVTOL safety6.4 Fear of autonomy

6.5 Wildlife protection6.6 Security

6.7 Public consultation