Pilots have reported seeing unmanned aircraft more than 650 times so far this year, the FAA says, a dramatic increase over the 238 sightings reported in all of 2014. Pilots have reported seeing UAVs at altitudes up to 10,000 ft., well above the levels normally associated with “drone” activity. Recent sightings include the pilots of four flights into New York’s Newark Liberty International Airport on Aug. 9, who reported seeing a UAV at 2,000-3,000 ft. On Aug. 1-3 there were ...

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