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Mars Perseverance Landing: Don’t Miss It!

Mars Perseverance Landing: Don’t Miss It!

Today will see the landing of NASA’s Perseverance rover on Mars. And this isn’t just another Mars rover. It also has a helicopter/drone to play with! NASA calls the Perseverance landing on Mars its most challenging yet. Part of the reason why has to do with the...
INCIDENT: Drone – Helicopter Collision, Occupant Injury

INCIDENT: Drone – Helicopter Collision, Occupant Injury

A helicopter of the Chilean Navy had a collision with a drone, which broke through the windscreen and injured the on-board mechanic. The incident happened last Saturday. The aircraft was a Bell UH-57B. This is essentially the military version of the well-known 206B...
Australian Arrested For Pointing Laser At Police Helicopter

Australian Arrested For Pointing Laser At Police Helicopter

South Australia police released video of a man pointing a laser at one of their helicopters. Police on the ground arrived to find the man still holding the laser. The 48-year-old man from Adelaide faces changes of “prejudicing the safe operation of an aircraft”, “acts...
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...