Medical Helicopter Pilots Make Plea to Drone Operators

By Angela Hatcher Roanoke, VA - Two close calls prompted the Carilion Clinic Life-Guard team to hold a media event in Roanoke.  Helicopter pilots pleaded...

Toy helicopter to blame for blaze which hospitalised a woman and two children

A woman, young boy and baby girl have been taken to hospital following this morning’s house fire in Monkston Park which is believed to...

Crashed drone interrupts Pennetta-Niculescu match at U.S. Open

Ava Wallace, The drone flew over Grandstand before it flew into Armstrong Stadium. "I was a little bit scared, I have to say," Pennetta said. "I mean,...

Who’ll keep track of all those drones in flight?

By Mark Pomerleau With the increased proliferation of smaller aircraft, or hobby drones, that are capable of flying under traditional radar, more unmanned aerial systems...

Unruly drones spook pilots while entrepreneurs seek to get airborne

By Ian Duncan The Baltimore Sun Federal aviation officials are looking to police in Maryland to help deal with a new kind of lawbreaker: drone pilots. Following complaints...

Drone operators bristle at feds’ tracking of ‘close calls’ with planes

By Keith Laing Drone users are bristling at the Federal Aviation Administration's method for calculating the number of close calls between the devices and commercial airplanes. The...

Drone operator taken into custody after close call with LAPD helicopter in Hollywood

LOS ANGELES (KABC) --A close encounter with a hobby drone forced a Los Angeles Police Department helicopter to take evasive action while searching for...

Loss of operator control involving an Aeronavics SkyJib 8

On 29 March 2015, an Aeronavics SkyJib 8 remotely piloted aircraft (RPA) was being used to assist with media coverage of the International Cricket...

Drone’s crash-landing on Lexington’s tallest building prompts concern

Richard Moloney LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - At-Large Urban County Councilman Richard Moloney said he was surprised to learn that a drone crash-landed on top of the...

Falling drone hits two in downtown Buenos Aires

Two women, aged 40 and 48, were injured on Saturday after they were hit by a drone that fell from the sky in the...