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UAS "almost collides" with commercial airliner

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by mikeydaddio, May 10, 2014.

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  1. mikeydaddio

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    I looked through all the subjects and didn't see an existing thread on this... didn't want to be the idiot that creates a duplicate so I hope I'm not. Not sure the type of UAS: there's probably better info somewhere else but this is where I saw it:

    http://www.cnn.com/2014/05/09/travel/un ... ?hpt=hp_t2

    Another reason to spread the word to be responsible pilots! Flying at 2300 feet near an airport certainly doesn't qualify!

    Mike
     
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    Airline pilot described it as camouflaged F-4 Phanton style r/c "drone" plane, ugh... not quadcopter. Up at 2300 feet!
     
  3. mikeydaddio

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    Type doesn't really matter. There are YouTube videos showing people taking a Phantom over 2000 feet.

    Mike
     
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    Re: UAS "almost collides" with commercial airliner

    At least this article has the clarification that it was NOT a quad, unlike NBC who put a huge picture of a Phantom at the bottom of their edited version of this Reuters coverage.
     
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