Aircraft


The FAA's commercial UAV rules are now in effect

Engadget

Look alive, stateside drone pilots: the Federal Aviation Administration's initial set of operational rules for commercial UAV flights officially goes into effect today. Those rules were finalized back in June and govern any unmanned UAV under 55 pounds that is flown for "non-hobbyist purposes."


Will Artificial Intelligence destroy the world?

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As I write this article I'm travelling on an Airbus A380-800, one of the most advanced passenger planes in the world but despite the fact we have the technology to operate it fully autonomously airlines still provide pilots and Airbus still build a cockpit.


Suspected drone hits plane landing at Heathrow

The Japan Times

LONDON – A British Airways plane struck an object believed to be a drone on Sunday as it was coming in for landing at Heathrow, Europe's busiest airport, police said.


British Airways Airbus believed struck drone on final into Heathrow

The Japan Times

LONDON – A British Airways plane struck an object believed to be a drone on Sunday as it was coming in for landing at Heathrow, Europe's busiest airport, police said.


Drone hits plane at Heathrow airport, says pilot

The Guardian

Police are investigating a pilot's claim that his plane was struck by a drone as it approached Heathrow airport.