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Study: Evaluating Small UAS Near Midair Collision Risk
25 October 2018

Study: Evaluating Small UAS Near Midair Collision Risk

25 October 2018

In a recent study, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University researchers revealed results from a small drone (sUAS) detection study performed near Daytona Beach International Airport in Florida, USA.

Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner came within 10 feet of a drone on approach to Heathrow Airport, UK

Boeing 787-9 G-VZIG; photo Mark Harkin (CC:by-sa) 22 October 2018

The UK Airprox Board (UKAB) reported that a Boeing 787 Dreamliner came within 10 feet of a drone near London-Heathrow Airport, UK.

Australian authorities publish their review of aviation safety regulation of drones

12 May 2018

The Australian Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) published their review of aviation safety regulation of drones.

ANSV Italy reports 46 drone incidents over 2017

22 April 2018

The Italian accident investigation board ANSV published it’s Annual Report over 2017, drawing attention to 46 drone incidents over the past year in Italy.

EASA publishes the first Opinion on safe drone operations in Europe

23 February 2018

The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) reported that it published the first formal Opinion on safe operations for small drones in Europe.

Flight Safety Foundation urges ICAO to accelerate regulation of recreational drones

21 February 2018

The Flight Safety Foundation sent a letter to Dr. Fang Liu, ICAO secretary general, urging ICAO to accelerate regulation of recreational drones.

Researchers release report on drone airborne collisions

29 November 2017

A research team from the Alliance for System Safety of UAS through Research Excellence (ASSURE) released a report that concludes that drones that collide with large manned aircraft can cause more structural damage than birds of the same weight for a given impact speed.

New powers for U.K. police to address illegal and unsafe use of drones

26 November 2017

Police in the United Kingdom are set to be given powers to prevent the unsafe or criminal use of drones as part of a new package of legislation. 

UK Airprox Board reports on four serious incidents involving drones

14 November 2017

The UK Airprox Board detailed 16 airprox incidents involving aircraft and drones, four of those were considered serious.

NTSB investigating collision between drone, U.S. Army UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter

7 October 2017

The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) is investigating the September 21 collision between a civilian drone and an Army Sikorsky UH-60 helicopter east of Staten Island, New York.