The Islamic Resistance in Lebanon announced on Tuesday it has found the Israeli drone which crashed late on Monday over the Lebanese territories. In a statement, the Islamic Resistance said it’s Mujahedeen (fighters) have found the crashed drone and moved it to a safe are for examination. Continue reading →
When a drone crashes into the Space Needle in Seattle, does it make a sound at the state Capitol? Washingtonians are about to find out. Some state lawmakers are growing increasingly concerned about the popularity of the unmanned aircraft, and are launching renewed efforts to regulate them.
A LAM Linhas Aereas de Mocambique Boeing 737-700, registration C9-BAQ performing flight TM-136 from Maputo to Tete (Mozambique) with 80 passengers and 6 crew, was on approach to Tete’s runway 19 at about 4000 feet when the crew heard a loud bang, no abnormal indications followed. The crew suspecting a bird strike continued the approach for a safe landing. Continue reading →
Facebook tested a solar-powered drone designed to beam internet access to remote areas of the world in June for the first time, but the mission didn’t exactly go off without a hitch. Now a national safety agency is investigating an accident that happened during that test flight. Continue reading →
An Air Combat Command accident investigation board report released Thursday said the Predator, forward deployed from the 432nd Wing at Creech Air Force Base, Nevada, crashed on Oct. 17, 2015, after “experiencing electronic systems failure and loss of control due to a lightning strike.” Continue reading →
Not much ever makes it into the general media about Unmanned Aerial Systems like the Lockheed Martin Stalker XE, but two of them were destroyed in accidents in Victoria last week that are now being investigated by the ATSB.
Drones will be deliberately smashed into passenger jets as part of a radical testing programme triggered by fears of a catastrophe in British skies. Ministers ordered the tests after a series of near misses, some near major airports. Continue reading →