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United Airlines pilot spots drone while landing at Newark airport

A United Airlines flight had a close call with a drone flying near Newark Liberty International Airport on Sunday, according to a report on NBCNewYork.com. The pilot of flight 135, a Boeing B767-400, arriving in New Jersey from Switzerland, saw … Continue reading

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Creating a drone register is easy, enforcing it is much harder

Anything that’s heavier than 60 grams that hits a plane in flight – including a goose – has the potential to cause a dangerous level of damage to the vehicle. So far, in the UK, there have been a number … Continue reading

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Deadwood ‘drone no-fly zone’ faces headwinds

As this Northern Hills tourist town considers establishing a “drone no-fly zone” over its historic downtown, some drone proponents contend that Federal Aviation Administration regulations will ground the ordinance before it ever takes flight. But the city’s police chief, who … Continue reading

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Unauthorized drone flights on the rise

As drones become more readily available for the public, concerns are growing over hobby pilots who may not understand airspace regulations, and how law enforcement is supposed to enforce the rules. Increasing recent reports of unauthorized drone flights within Klamath … Continue reading

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