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  1. zparker

    Simulation of DJI Phantom 2 hitting an aircraft wing at 238MPH

    This just recently came out of University of Dayton. Shows damage from a simulated drone strike by a DJI Phantom 2 at 238MPH. Seems they are trying to illustrate the dangers of recreational drones on manned aircraft. In this case a smaller fixed wing aircraft. When FOD hits an airfoil at a...
  2. F

    Drone strike on aircraft disproved

    A light aircraft on a night VMC training flight reported a drone strike to one wing ... After the official investigation it turned out to be a collision with a bat. The bat made quite a dint in the leading edge of the wing. An extract of the report says:- The incident happened on 11 July, to a...
  3. 3

    Drone strikes commercial aircraft (Canada)

    3.5 km from the airport and 450m up. This won’t help with the fight to amend the current interm drone regulations. It only takes one idiot... Drone strikes commercial aircraft in Quebec: Garneau