FAA-Funded Drone Collision Study Could Widen

Credit: ASSURE
Colliding with a drone on approach is unlikely to bring down a commercial airliner, but it could cause more damage than a birdstrike of equivalent size and speed, concludes a study conducted for the FAA. The stiff structures and concentrated masses of batteries, cameras and motors in small unmanned...
Graham Warwick

Graham leads Aviation Week's coverage of technology, focusing on engineering and technology across the aerospace industry, with a special focus on identifying technologies of strategic importance to aviation, aerospace and defense.

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