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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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Kenai airport takes caution against drones

Three public areas near the Kenai Municipal airport have received new signage dealing with a new problem: remote-controlled hobby drones that city and airport officials fear could enter approach paths to the airport and damage incoming planes. Pilots and airport … Continue reading

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Plans for droneport progress as Aerodrome, FAA establish parameters for UAVs

The push to create the world’s first drone airport is still underway as a drone company and the Federal Aviation Administration discuss the process and regulations needed to officially recognize a 50-acre plot of land in Eldorado Valley as an … Continue reading

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‘No drone zone’: Signs, safety campaign launched ahead of draft legislation

The federal government is getting tough on drones operating near airports and aircraft. Canada has had drone regulations in place since 1996, but given their growing threat to aviation safety, the unmanned aircraft are now the focus of a new … Continue reading

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