UAV Safety – Page 37

UAV Flies Close to Commercial Passenger Jet in Canada

Posted by UAO Staff on April 24, 2014

Canadian officials are investigating incidents in which an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) flew near Vancouver International Airport and over Vancouver Harbour, which hosts commercial floatplane operations. Transport Canada and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police became aware of the flights via [Read More]

Sagetech Introduces NextGen ADS-B Drone Tracker Kit

Posted by UAO Staff on April 17, 2014

Miniature avionics company Sagetech Corp. has unveiled a turnkey solution to track unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) using Next Generation Air Transportation System (NextGen) ADS-B location broadcasts and iPads. The company says the ADS-B Tracker Kit includes its new XPG-TR micro [Read More]

Australian Regulator Probes UAV Crash that Leaves Woman Injured

Posted by UAO Staff on April 08, 2014

The Australian aviation safety regulator has launched an investigation following an incident in which a female runner claims that she was struck in the head by an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV). Raija Ogden was completing the running portion of a [Read More]

Pilots Association Says UAV Crash Shows Need for Prudent Integration

Posted by UAO Staff on January 30, 2014

The crash of a government unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) off the coast of San Diego this week has highlighted the difficulty in integrating UAVs into the U.S. national airspace system, according to the Air Line Pilots Association (ALPA). U.S. Customs [Read More]