Drone danger at airports? Not if this task force can help it

If you’re worried somebody’s drone will get sucked into the engine of your jet as you take off, you’re not alone. Which is why Michael Huerta, former chief of the US Federal Aviation Administration, is helping lead a task force that aims to tackle the problems of drones at airports.

Two groups, one for drones and one for airports, announced the drone-airport task force Tuesday. “While [drones] hold tremendous societal and economic benefits, occasional bad actors threaten to undermine the great progress we have made and even put responsible, legal … operations in a negative light,” Brian Wynne, chief executive of the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI), said in a statement …


CNET | April 30, 2019



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