Unmanned Vehicles

Study: Toy Drone Strikes Pose Greater Hazard Than Birds »

An aerospace company’s new study on the hazards of toy drones mixing with manned aircraft concludes that the safety risks are greater that those of bird strikes. The study from Aero Kinetics, “The Real Consequences of Flying Toy Drones in the National Airspace System,” concludes that rotorcraft pilots are at the highest risk of dying from a head-on drone collision. More

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