UK UAS Accident Data Shows Safety Issue Most Pilots Are in Denial About

Uk Uas Accident Data Shows Safety Issue Most Are In Denial About

The UK Air Accidents Investigation Branch just published their 2021 accident review for UAS incidents. “Unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) occurrences accounted for a quarter of the notifications received by the AAIB in 2021 and the increased levels of reporting from this sector is welcomed. The AAIB has been investigating selected UAS accidents since 2015 and … Read more

Fixed-Wing UAS Pilots Need to Read This. Most Flight Outside Regulations.

Fixed-wing Uas Wake Up Call. Most Flight Outside Regulations.

I was recently asked about a fixed-wing UAS, the FlightWave Edge 130. In taking a look at the UAS, I noticed the following statement on the FlightWave sight, “The Edge 130 VTOL tricopter is a consumer-priced, military-grade UAS designed for long-range, long-endurance missions.” – Source It was the words Long-Range that caught my eye, given … Read more

Pilots Record Database FAQ for COA Departments Flying Part 107 and Public Aircraft Operations

Pilots Record Database Faq For Coa Departments Flying Part 107 And Public Aircraft Operations

The subject of the Pilots Record Database and its applicability for both Part 107 and COA pilots has created a thirst for more clarity. These FAQs below are a combination of information distributed by the FAA, and some are from the info I published here. With the liability and complexity of yet another COA admin … Read more

DJI Mavic Mini 2 – Accident – 2022-02-05

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Drone Manufacturer: DJI Drone Model: Mavic Mini 2 Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland Type: Accident Date: 2022-02-05 Applies: Pilot Qualifications: Unknown Status Pilot Flight Experience: Unknown Hours Link to External Information About This submission: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/aaib-record-only-uas-investigations-reviewed-february-march-2022/aaib-record-only-uas-investigations-reviewed-february-march-2022 File Uploaded: None Description The pilot misjudged the height of aContinue Reading

DJI Inspire 2 – Accident – 2022-02-11

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Drone Manufacturer: DJI Drone Model: Inspire 2 Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland Type: Accident Date: 2022-02-11 Applies: Pilot Qualifications: Unknown Status Pilot Flight Experience: Unknown Hours Link to External Information About This submission: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/aaib-record-only-uas-investigations-reviewed-february-march-2022/aaib-record-only-uas-investigations-reviewed-february-march-2022 File Uploaded: None Description Six minutes into a flight that was filmingContinue Reading

DJI Mavic 2 Enterprise – Accident – 2022-02-08

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Drone Manufacturer: DJI Drone Model: Mavic 2 Enterprise Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland Type: Accident Date: 2022-02-08 Applies: Pilot Qualifications: Unknown Status Pilot Flight Experience: Unknown Hours Link to External Information About This submission: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/aaib-record-only-uas-investigations-reviewed-february-march-2022/aaib-record-only-uas-investigations-reviewed-february-march-2022 File Uploaded: None Description The UA clipped a tree in aContinue Reading