FAA: Reports of drone encounters with aircraft on the rise

The Federal Aviation Administration said reports of possible drone encounters with aircraft and airports were on the rise in 2016.

From February through September 2016 there were 1,274 reports of such encounters with drones, or unmanned aerial vehicles, a 46 percent increase from the same eight-month period in 2015. None of the encounters were reported in Kansas …


The Wichita Eagle | Feb. 24, 2017

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