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Monday, August 26, 2013

Yet Another Drone Crash

Yet another drone into people crash. Hard to say what the failure was here, although operator error plus maybe some wind may of been the cause. Operating too low without any recovery margin as the drone seems to try to level off but its too late. Ultralight planes aren't allowed to operate over "cities or crowds of people" and I think thats a good rule. Unless we get into FAA certified drones with automatic recovery and that enforce minimum operating hieghts that allow air craft to recover, you shouldn't be operating over crowds of people. I mean really, what could go wrong ?