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Drone hits military helicopter

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posted on Sep, 23 2017 @ 11:58 AM
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a reply to: Esarman



It actually hit by the door, and cracked a window before bouncing up and into the blade.




posted on Sep, 23 2017 @ 01:23 PM
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The "area drone advocate" sounds profoundly ignorant if he doesn't think a drone could cause that much damage. They're lucky that's all it did. Hopefully the owner is found and billed for the repairs, in addition to any criminal charges he should be facing for endangering people's lives.

You're free to fly your drones, as long as you do it safely and in compliance with the law, just like anything else you do recreationally.



posted on Sep, 23 2017 @ 01:25 PM
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a reply to: face23785

There is a registration program for machines that weigh more than 9 ounces. All operators are supposed to comply.


Right.



posted on Sep, 23 2017 @ 03:21 PM
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originally posted by: intrptr

originally posted by: PorteurDeMort
What if this was a test? See if they can hit a Helicopter with a drone. Then load it with explosives. Improvised guided missile. 😮


Helicopters fly faster than drones. A drone would be a poor choice to intentionally try and hit one.


Drone-mines. You have a whole squadron of them flying up, hovering, landing to recharge, then taking off again. When they see an aircraft, they fly towards it.



posted on Sep, 23 2017 @ 04:12 PM
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originally posted by: rickymouse
They used to have rules before, you used to have to have a license to fly remote control planes and every aircraft was supposed to be marked with an identification. I had one of those years ago, in the late sixties to early seventies, it was inexpensive to get one.


There are rules now, too. There is an entire CFR Part regulating small unmanned aircraft: Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations, Part 107. They tried to add new regulations regarding licensing and markings but Trump's ban on new regulations killed the initiative.



posted on Sep, 23 2017 @ 04:20 PM
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a reply to: F4guy

Yeah. It's a "voluntary" registration now.

Wouldn't it be ironic if a quad hit Marine One.



posted on Sep, 23 2017 @ 04:47 PM
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a reply to: F4guy

For the record Trump didn't ban new regulations, he just made it harder to implement them.



posted on Sep, 24 2017 @ 05:49 AM
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originally posted by: face23785
a reply to: F4guy

For the record Trump didn't ban new regulations, he just made it harder to implement them.


His EO said no new regs unless 2 are eliminated for each one promulgated. That's not "implementation."



posted on Sep, 24 2017 @ 07:59 AM
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originally posted by: stormcell

originally posted by: intrptr

originally posted by: PorteurDeMort
What if this was a test? See if they can hit a Helicopter with a drone. Then load it with explosives. Improvised guided missile. 😮


Helicopters fly faster than drones. A drone would be a poor choice to intentionally try and hit one.


Drone-mines. You have a whole squadron of them flying up, hovering, landing to recharge, then taking off again. When they see an aircraft, they fly towards it.

The Israelis(?) invented a tactic. Lure a fighter bomber into a valley to attack a hi value target (bunch of terrorists).

The attack run has to proceed in one end and out the other at lo altitude. At the mouth entrance of the valley bury a bunch of steel pipes filled with shrapnel, pointing straight up. Arrange the pipes in a matrix and set the altitude to spray a cloud of suspended shrapnel in the path of the oncoming jet.

Flying thru a cloud of metal bits is bad for intakes and canopies.



posted on Sep, 26 2017 @ 11:56 AM
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For the record, the FAA required all radio controlled aircraft to be registered, not just "drones" and it was contested in the courts.




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