NZ:- RPAS and Jet encounter investigation ends

The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has concluded its investigation into the sighting of an RPAS (drone) that was reported ‘too close’ to an Airbus...

UK – Airprox 2015052

Date: 20 Apr 2015 Time: 1010Z Position: 5324N 00211W Location: 4nm NE Manchester Airport THE B757 PILOT reports climbing straight ahead on the Standard Instrument...

Not the place to crash, Ellis County DA’s yard

The Ellis County district attorney Patrick Wilson turned to twitter when a hobby RPA  arrived at his door on Monday. Speaking to Sebastian Robertson ,...

Post Crash Management A course for small Commercial UAS Operations

AV8 have created a cost effective course with small UAS commercial operators in mind. “We have all written the requirements in our operations manuals...

Drone crashes on Ellipse near White House

By Neal Augenstein WASHINGTON — U.S. Park Police have confiscated a drone that crash-landed on the Ellipse, near the White House. At 1:20 a.m. Park Police...

U.S. Open drone ‘crasher’ sentenced to community service

BROOKLYN, NY (WABC) -- The Brooklyn teacher who flew a drone into a U.S. Open match in September has been sentenced. Public school teacher Daniel Verley,...

Australia:- Remotely piloted aircraft in emergency situations

Remotely piloted aircraft (RPA), commonly referred to as ‘drones’, are becoming increasingly popular, particularly those fitted with camera equipment, which allow both professional and...

Nope to Flying Near the Pope

Quick Summary of How to Check for TFR’s. Check to see if there is a TFR in effect for your area by going to www.tfr.faa.gov, using www.airmap.io,...

New Zealand:- Electricity operators promote safety for UAV (drone) users

Owner and operator of the National Grid, Transpower and local distribution company, Northpower today are reminding UAV operators to take particular care when operating...

Man charged with obstructing officer after drone spotted near police copter

By JOSEPH SERNA The Los Angeles city attorney’s office charged a man Tuesday with obstructing a peace officer for allegedly flying a drone too close...