Drone crashes, bursts into flames at bicycle race in Gunma Prefecture

The Japan Times Drone crashes, bursts into flames at bicycle race in Gunma PrefectureThe Japan TimesMAEBASHI – A small aerial drone being used to film a bicycle race in Maebashi, Gunma Prefecture, on Sunday fell from the sky and burst into flames, disrupting the competition involving around 2,800 riders. No one was reported injured in the incident.

Air NZ drone incident underlines clear risk of disastrous collisions – Crikey (registration)

Crikey (registration) (blog) Air NZ drone incident underlines clear risk of disastrous collisionsCrikey (registration) (blog)The most vulnerable parts of a jet to a collision with a goose, or a drone operated by a goose, are the cockpit windscreen or the very sensitive control surfaces on the tail of an airliner. Despite all the platitudes uttered by some about the strength

Drone aircraft in near-miss with plane – Radio New Zealand

Radio New Zealand Drone aircraft in near-miss with planeRadio New ZealandIt was climbing out of Christchurch en route to Auckland. The Civil Aviation Authority said the drone passed within 200 ft from the plane’s wing tip. Director of Civil Aviation Graeme Harris said the incident was a near miss, and raised significant …

Near miss between drone and Air NZ flight – Stuff.co.nz

Stuff.co.nz Near miss between drone and Air NZ flightStuff.co.nzThe Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) is investigating after a near miss between a drone and commercial plane near Christchurch. The pilot of an Air New Zealand A320 en route from Christchurch to Auckland reported seeing the “sizeable” red-coloured drone …

Near miss between drone and Air NZ flight

The Press Near miss between drone and Air NZ flightThe PressThe Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) is investigating after a near miss between a drone and commercial plane near Christchurch. The pilot of an Air New Zealand A320 en route from Christchurch to Auckland reported seeing the “sizeable” red-coloured drone …