Welcome to PhantomPilots.com

Sign up for a weekly email of the latest drone news & information

Newark Liberty Intl Drone Spotting

Discussion in 'News' started by FDNY_Chris, Aug 10, 2015.

  1. Colorado68

    Joined:
    Jun 25, 2015
    Messages:
    89
    Likes Received:
    28
    Location:
    Golden, CO
    What this story fails to mention is the height of the drone These planes were 8-13 miles out from the airport, so outside the five mile restriction. These planes were at 2,000 - 3,000 ft altitude. If the drone was 400' off the ground, then it was being flown within the rules. Funny how they didn't mention at what distance the drone was.
    Really bothers me how frequently the media is reporting all these alleged drone sightings. And then of course show a picture of a Phantom making it synonymous with the word "Drone"
     
  2. snerd

    Joined:
    May 5, 2015
    Messages:
    2,632
    Likes Received:
    1,589
    Location:
    Oklahoma
    I bet they also saw cars on the road, birds in the air, and probably even clouds! smh
     
  3. Clipper707

    Joined:
    Mar 8, 2014
    Messages:
    1,005
    Likes Received:
    443
    Location:
    SF Bay Area
    In another article reporting the same sightings, the drone was reported to be at 3000 feet, red in color, between 8 and 13 miles out from the airport.
    http://newyork.cbslocal.com/2015/08/09/newark-airport-drone/

    With DJI having something like 70% market share, showing a Phantom as a typical drone doesn't surprise me.
     
  4. LUISMARTINEZ

    Joined:
    Jun 25, 2015
    Messages:
    760
    Likes Received:
    273
Loading...
Similar Threads - Newark Liberty Intl Forum Date
P4 Bag Searched at Newark (EWR) Airport Security Phantom 4 Discussion Nov 4, 2016
drone above Statue of Liberty permission Phantom 4 Pro Discussion Jun 17, 2017
Phantom 4 to Statue of Liberty from Battery Park NYC Photos and Video Jan 1, 2017
Statue of Liberty time Photos and Video Oct 25, 2015
Statue of Liberty Photos and Video Sep 4, 2015