FAA Says Pilots Reporting Much Higher Number Of UAV Sightings

Credit: Kennedy International Airport: Mike Powell
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...

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