Collision

Canada issues report on police drone collision with landing plane

The Transportation Safety Board of Canada has released its report on a 2021 collision between a Cessna 172N plane approaching the Toronto area’s Buttonville Municipal Airport and a police drone operating in the restricted airspace without the required waiver – an incident that sparked controversy when it belatedly became public . The collision occurred on …

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Unsuccessful visual scanning, operator task saturation factors in 2021 aircraft/drone collision near Toronto/Buttonville Municipal Airport, Ontario

The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) released its investigation report (A21O0069) into the August 2021 collision between a remotely piloted aircraft, commonly referred to as a drone, and a small aircraft that took place near the Toronto/Buttonville Municipal Airport, Ontario . On August 10, 2021, a Cessna 172N aircraft operated by Canadian Flyers International …

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TSB releases findings of probe into 2021 aircraft, YRP drone collision at Buttonville Airport – Toronto

The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) says “unsuccessful visual scanning” and “operator task saturation” were factors in a collision between a York Regional Police (YRP) drone and a small aircraft at the Toronto Buttonville Municipal Airport in 2021. On Aug. 10, 2021, a Cessna 172N aircraft was approaching the airport when it collided with …

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Images Capture 850-Year-Old Aftermath of Stellar Collision

A Dartmouth professor’s images of the explosive aftermath from the collision of two dying stars could help scientists better understand this rare type of astronomical event—and may finally confirm the identity of a brilliant but short-lived star observed nearly 850 years ago. Robert Fesen, a professor of physics and astronomy, captured telescopic images that show …

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