Test Indicates Damage Risks In Collisions With Drones

Credit: Credit: UDRI
A 2.1-lb. DJI Phantom 2 quadcopter drone tore a hole in the leading edge of a light aircraft wing in a simulated 238-mph (207-kt.) midair collision in ground tests at the University of Dayton Research Institute (UDRI). The damage was greater than that caused by a similar-weight bird strike, UDRI...

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