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January 01, 2022

Ohio Woman Surprised By Drug-Mule UAV

Surprise Visitor Accidentally Delivers Drugs, Burner Phones to Wrong House

An Ohio woman heard the bump of an unusual bird recently, when she found a crashed drone with sundry drug trafficking accouterments including bagged marijuana, cell phones, and tobacco. What she initially thought was an animal colliding with a window turned out to be some illicit goodies intercepted en route. She contacted the Richland County Sheriff's department to see what to do, telling deputies that the package was attached to the drone with a cord, beeping loudly while sitting in the grass. It was lightly modified, only having some of its running lights covered up for enhanced stealth. The package it carried most likely demanded too much carrying capacity, leading

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Classic Aero-TV: Minimax Aircraft Tugs - Getting Pushy With Robinson Helis

From 2016: The Compact Robby Mover…

While at Sun ‘n Fun 2016, ANN News Editor, Tom Patton, checked in with a company that was showing an electric tug for the Robinson helicopter. Tom met up with Greg McMichael, the chief design engineer for Minimax Aircraft Tugs to get the details. The first thing you’ll probably notice in this video is that the tug is very compact, and McMichael says that’s the way they intended it. He describes it as being easy to move around and that it can be easily connected to the Robinson helicopter by one person without the need to bend over. You’ll also find it interesting that the drive power fo

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NTSB Prelim: Cessna T210R

Witness Further Stated That The Airplane Was “Covered In Oil..."

On November 24, 2021, at 1746 eastern standard time, a Cessna T210R, N6209U, was destroyed when it was involved in an accident near Grove City, Pennsylvania. The private pilot and a pilot-rated passenger were fatally injured. The airplane was operated as a Title 14 Code of Federal Regulations Part 91 personal flight. The flight originated from the Westchester County Airport (HPN), White Plains, New York and was en route to the Akron Fulton Airport (AKR), Akron, Ohio. About 2 hours into the flight, the pilot, who was also the owner of the airplane, diverted to the Clarion County Airport (AXQ), Clarion, Pennsylvania for a reported oil pressure issue.

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