UAV Causes Concern For News Helicopter Crews | Aero-News Network
Aero-News Network
RSS icon RSS feed
podcast icon MP3 podcast
Subscribe Aero-News e-mail Newsletter Subscribe

Airborne Unlimited -- Recent Daily Episodes

Episode Date

Airborne Unlimited-

Airborne Unmanned-
Alt. Wednesdays

Airborne Flight Training-Alt. Wednesdays

Airborne Unlimited-

Airborne Special Programs!
Airborne-YouTube Airborne Unlimited--10.26.20 Airborne-Unmanned--10.14.20   Airborne-Flight Training--10.21.20 Airborne Unlimited--10.23.20  The 2020 Avionics Innovation Preview!

Airborne On ANN

Airborne Unlimited--10.26.20


Airborne-Flight Training--10.21.20

Airborne Unlimited--10.23.20

Airborne's Annual April 1st Episode

Mon, Mar 23, 2015

UAV Causes Concern For News Helicopter Crews

Small Aircraft Flying In The Vicinity Of Two Manned Helos

A UAV caused concern among the crews of two helicopters covering a fire in the Seattle area for television stations KIRO, KOMO, and KING.

The quadcopter was first noticed by the camera operator aboard the KIRO aircraft. He pointed his camera at the helo covering the fire for KING and KOMO, and saw the UAV hovering at about 1,500 feet of altitude over the larger aircraft.

He tracked the UAV with his camera, and eventually followed it to the operator on the ground.

Television station KIRO reports that camera operator Scott Crueger said that the pilot of his aircraft saw the UAV near their aircraft before it went to inspect the KING/KOMO helicopter.

Crueger said that he followed operator until he went into a nearby house. The pilot contacted the FAA, which said it is investigating.

A crew from KIRO later went to the house, and the woman who answered the door said that police had been there earlier, but denied that anyone at the house owned a UAV.

(Image from file)



More News

Klyde Morris (10.26.20)

Klyde Is Aware That Even The Space Program Is Beholden To The Whims Of Cyberspace... FMI:>[...]

Airborne 10.26.20: Fifth G700, Harrison Ford, Citation CJ Repairs

Also: 1st US-Assembled A220, Sporty's Intro's New LTF Course, Capt. Judy Cameron Scholarship, Loyal Wingman 1st Taxi Gulfstream's fifth G700 flight-test aircraft has taken flight, >[...]

Airborne-Flight Training 10.21.20: CAP -- USAF, IMC Club, Online Upset Training

Also: Second Amendment to SFAR 118, West Houston Airport, Space Test Fundamentals, Adversary Training We have a packed episode today filled with the latest news in flight training,>[...]

ANN FAQ: Submit a News Story!

Have A Story That NEEDS To Be Featured On Aero-News? Here’s How To Submit A Story To Our Team Some of the greatest new stories ANN has ever covered have been submitted by our>[...]

Airborne 10.23.20: P2010 TDI Cert, OSIRIS-REx, MultiGP Championships

Also: F-22's Intercept Russians, WAI Scholarships, Honeywell-Pipistrel, Dufour Demo's eVTOL TECNAM has received a Type Certificate for the P2010 TDI from EASA. The P2010 TDI certif>[...]

blog comments powered by Disqus





© 2007 - 2020 Web Development & Design by Pauli Systems, LC