Drone Accident Database Online Now at ReportDroneAccident.com

Dji Matrice Series Battery Issues Shine Light On Safety Weakness – Video

I got frustrated trying to hunt down actual data on drone accidents, issues, and crashes after my April 2020 inflight emergency with the drone. What I discovered were some disappointing facts. Actual crash data is hard to come by. Drone failure information is not widely available to help you better understand the safety risks your … Read more

Your Public Safety Drone May Not Be Safe for Flight and Attorneys Might Just Eat You for Lunch

Matrice 210 Homegrown Foxfury Lighting Solution

I’ve launched a website for all pilots to report issues they may have experienced in drone flight. Please submit any reports at ReportDroneAccident.com. This is a very hard post to write. I already know many people are going to skewer me and call me an idiot for sharing what I have found, but that doesn’t … Read more

Pilot Encounters Drone Where It Should Not Be

Pilot Encounters Drone Where It Should Not Be

The NASA Aviation Safety Reporting System just shared this disturbing drone story. A private pilot sighted what was thought to be a large bird in controlled airspace. The pilot’s confusion changed to surprise when the species was identified. The pilot reported, “I departed Grand Prairie Municipal Airport at 2,500 feet with a southerly heading until … Read more