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Drunk Droning is Now Illegal in Japan

If you’re planning to do any drone photography in Japan, make sure you stay away from alcohol. The country has just outlawed drunk droning, making it an offense that’s punishable by up to a year in prison.

737 Passenger Plane Slams Into Drone During Landing, Reports Say

A Boeing 737 passenger jetliner has reportedly struck a drone while landing in Tijuana, Mexico, causing a considerable amount of damage to its nose. Social media reports of the incident, which were later confirmed by the airline Grupo Aeromexico SAB, say that Flight 773 from Guadalajara was approaching the airport when the crew heard a […]

737 Passenger Plane Possibly Struck and Damaged by Drone on Landing

A Boeing 737 passenger jetliner has possibly struck a drone while landing in Tijuana, Mexico, causing a considerable amount of damage to its nose. Social media reports of the incident, which were later confirmed by the airline Grupo Aeromexico SAB, say that Flight 773 from Guadalajara was approaching the airport when the crew heard a […]

‘Doors-Off’ Helicopter Flights Halted by FAA After NYC Photo Tour Crash

The FAA has issued an immediate ban on certain “doors-off” helicopter flights nationwide in the aftermath of the photo tour helicopter crash in New York City this week. 5 passengers died by drowning in the East River after not being able to escape their safety harnesses. The New York Times reports that the FAA is […]

Drone Causes Aircraft Crash for First Time in the US: Report

After numerous reports of illegally flown drones interfering dangerously with airplanes and even denting a US Army helicopter rotor over the past few years, a drone may have just caused an aircraft crash for the first time the United States.

Лучшее

Drunk Droning May Become a Prison-Worthy Crime in New Jersey

You’ve heard of drunk driving, but what about drunk droning? That’s what’s on track to become a new crime in the state of New Jersey after lawmakers voted to approve the new bill. Reuters reported last week that this proposed law, Senate Bill S-3370, is part of a movement among US states to bring the […]

US Urging Airlines to Ban Cameras in Checked Bags

The U. S. government is urging airlines around the world to ban cameras, laptops, and other large personal electronic devices from checked luggage, citing the risk of batteries causing catastrophic fires.

Актуальное

This Drone Hovered Dangerously Close to an Airliner Takeoff

A new drone video has emerged that has people shaking their heads. The 2-minute clip shows a drone hovering a short distance away from an airport runway while an Airbus A380, the largest commercial airliner with seating for up to 525 people, takes off and whizzes right past the drone. Fstoppers reports that the Emirates […]