volume xxiii no. 28 - september 14 2015

States Cracking Down on Unmanned Aircraft | 09-10-2015

On the morning of Aug. 16 an unmanned aerial vehicle, more commonly known as a drone, startled the pilot of a JetBlue airliner as it was landing at Los Angeles International Airport. The same day, the U.S. military had to scramble fighter jets after a...

Bird’s Eye View

Majority of Drone Encounters Happening in Five States | 09-10-2015

A little over half (51.6 percent) of the 952 encounters between drones and manned aircraft reported to the FAA since the beginning of 2014 originated from five states, according to the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association. More than 20 percent, or 196...

Once Around the Statehouse Lightly