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NTSB Investigates Drone, Helicopter Collision In New York

Following a few weeks of speculation on the legitimacy of the claim, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) is reporting that a DJI Phantom 4 drone did collide with an Army UH-60 helicopter last month. According to the NTSB, at … Continue reading

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Drones: How disruptive are they and what is being done to regulate them?

Drones have come a long way from being military-grade equipment to commercially accessible toys sold across mainstream stores. But as well as being disruptive to industries – with Amazon trialing its own drone delivery service – drones have become increasingly … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Pilot of Commercial Airliner Nearly Collides with Drone Near LAX

The pilot of a commercial airliner reported seeing a drone flying Monday near Los Angeles International Airport, reports City News Service. The unmanned aerial vehicle came dangerously close to colliding with the airline, with potentially disastrous consequences. The crew of … Continue reading

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