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Close calls increasing...

Discussion in 'News' started by darwin-t, Jun 24, 2014.

  1. darwin-t

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    These sound like some serious aircraft, here.

    n the first incident on May 29, the pilot of a commercial airliner descending toward LaGuardia Airport saw what appeared to be a black drone with a 10-to-15-foot wingspan about 5,500 feet above Lower Manhattan, according to a previously undisclosed report filed with the Federal Aviation Administration.

    In the second, two airliners separately approaching Los Angeles International Airport soared past what they described as a drone or remote-controlled aircraft the size of a trash can at an altitude of 6,500 feet, FAA records show.



    http://www.washingtonpost.com/sf/in...3/close-encounters-with-small-drones-on-rise/
     
  2. JimDE

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    That was reported on on Fox news today with a follow-up from a FAA official stating that more regulations are about to be released. They want hobbiests to enjoy their hobby BUT SAFELY. He was not specific on what is coming.