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JetPack Man – Another Myth Busted?

JetPack Man – Another Myth Busted?

For several months, pilots flying in and out of LAX airport in Los Angeles, reported sightings of what looked like a man in a jetpack. Initially ATC viewed these reports with some suspicion. But they kept coming. 2020 was a weird year. This definitely wasn’t the...
Cargo Drones – Are They Coming?

Cargo Drones – Are They Coming?

With EASA rules regulating drones from 2021, many new initiatives are appearing, including cargo drones. And they may not be the sort of drone design that comes to most people’s mind. Most small drones, including those capable of carrying a bit of cargo, are generally...
Drone Crash With Police Helicopter in Los Angeles

Drone Crash With Police Helicopter in Los Angeles

Last Friday FBI agents in Los Angeles arrested a 22-year-old drone pilot, whose drone had a crash with a Los Angeles police helicopter. It is the first case of a criminal prosecution in the US for unsafe operation of an Unmanned Aerial System (UAS). Local police...
Cessna Has Mid-air Drone Collision In The Netherlands

Cessna Has Mid-air Drone Collision In The Netherlands

A Cessna C182T (Turbo Skylane) had a midair collision with what the pilot initially thought was a bird but turned out to be a drone. The pilot made a safe landing. The nature of the damage revealed that the aircraft hit something mechanical. The aircraft with the...