Drone sighting by a Piper PA-28 near Tamiami, Florida

The FAA reported a drone sighting by a Piper PA-28 near Tamiami, Florida on 14 December 2014. Separation distance reported as unknown.

PRELIM INFO FROM FAA OPS: TAMIAMI, FL/UAS/1250E PIPER P28A REPORTED A MODEL AIRPLANE FLYING OFF HIS RIGHT WING AT 1,200 FEET VCNTY TAMIAMI. CZECH PIPER SPORT, ALSO REPORTED SEEING THE MODEL ACFT.

Aircraft: Piper PA-28
Operator:
Flight:
Aircraft altitude: 1200 ft
Separation: unknown
Source: FAA


Please note:

This information is based on an unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) sighting as reported to the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). A UAS can be a personal drone (e.g. a quadcopter), or a larger military drone.
Please note that separation distances are solely based on pilot’s judgements and not necessarily accurate since horizontal and vertical separation distances can be hard to judge.