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Drone sighting by a Diamond DA-40 near Deland, Florida

The FAA reported a drone sighting by a Diamond DA-40 near Deland, Florida on 4 January 2016. Separation distance reported as unknown.

PRELIM INFO FROM FAA OPS: DELAND, FL/UAS INCIDENT/1329E/, DIAMOND DA40, REPORTED SEEING A UAS ORBITING FROM HIS RIGHT SIDE WHILE OVER BOB LEE STRIP ARPT AT 3,000 FEET 10 E DELAND. NO EVASIVE ACTION TAKEN. VOLUSIA COUNTY PD NOTIFIED.

MOR Alert for DAB
Type:
Date/Time: Jan 4, 2016 – 1820Z
A/C: (DA40)

Summary: DURING FLIGHT,PILOT REPORTED A MODEL A/C OR COPTER MANUEVERING AT APPROX 3000′ SOUTH OF HIGHWAY 40 NEAR BOB LEE AIRPORT. NO FURTHER INFORMATION. DEN NOTFYD 1828Z, VOLUSIA CO SHERIFF NOTFYD 1826Z

Aircraft: Diamond DA-40
Operator:
Flight:
Aircraft altitude: 3000 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.

Drone sighting by a Diamond DA-40 near Long Beach, California

The FAA reported a drone sighting by a Diamond DA-40 near Long Beach, California on 20 December 2015. Separation distance reported as unknown.

PRELIM INFO FROM FAA OPS: LONG BEACH, CA/UAS INCIDENT/0838P/SOUTHERN CAL TRACON REPORTED DIAMOND DA40, WAS NEARLY STRUCK BY A UAS AT 3,500 FEET 6.3 NW SEAL BEACH VOR. ACFT CLIMBED 100 FEET TO AVOID UAS. NO UAS DESCRIPTION. LONG BEACH PD NOTIFIED.

MOR Alert for SCT
Type: Public inquiry or concern (including all pilot reported NMACs)
Date/Time: Dec 20, 2015 – 1638Z
A/C: (DA40)

Summary: PILOT REPORTED THAT THEIR AIRCRAFT WAS NEARLY STRUCK BY A DRONE. THE DRONE WAS AT THE SAME ALTITUDE 3500′ AND THE PILOT REPORTED HAVING TO CLIMB 100FT TO AVOID THE DRONE.

Aircraft: Diamond DA-40
Operator:
Flight:
Aircraft altitude: 3500 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.

Drone sighting by a Diamond DA-40 near Brooke, Virginia

The FAA reported a drone sighting by a Diamond DA-40 near Brooke, Virginia on 15 December 2015. Separation distance reported as 100 feet.

PRELIM INFO FROM FAA OPS: BROOKE, VA/UAS INCIDENT/0926E/QUANTICO ATCT REPORTEDDIAMOND DA40, HEF – HEF, PILOT ENCOUNTERED A UAS APPROX. 24 INCHES IN CIRCUMFERENCE 100 FEET BELOW HIM AT 2,000 FEET 4 SE BROOKE VOR. NO EVASIVE ACTION REQUIRED. STAFFORD COUNTY SHERIFF NOTIFIED

Aircraft: Diamond DA-40
Operator:
Flight:
Aircraft altitude: 2000 ft
Separation: 100 feet
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.

Drone sighting by a Diamond DA-40 near Charlotte, North Carolina

The FAA reported a drone sighting by a Diamond DA-40 near Charlotte, North Carolina on 29 November 2015. Separation distance reported as unknown.

PRELIM INFO FROM FAA OPS: CHARLOTTE, NC/UAS INCIDENT/1500E/DIAMOND DA40, REPORTED SEEING A WHITE UAS TWO FEET IN DIAMETER AT 4,000 FEET 15 S CHARLOTTE. NO EVASIVE ACTION TAKEN. UNKN IF LEO WAS NOTIFIED.

MOR Alert for CLT
Type: Other
Date/Time: Nov 29, 2015 – 2000Z
A/C: (DA40)

Summary: DA40 reported a drone 15 miles East of CLT at 4000 feet. 2 feet in diameter white in color. DEN advised.

Aircraft: Diamond DA-40
Operator:
Flight:
Aircraft altitude: 4000 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.

Drone sighting by a Diamond DA-40 near Smyrna, Tennessee

The FAA reported a drone sighting by a Diamond DA-40 near Smyrna, Tennessee on 23 October 2015. Separation distance reported as unknown.

PRELIM INFO FROM FAA OPS: SMYRNA, TN/UAS INCIDENT/2138E/SMYRNA APCH ADVISED VFR DIAMOND DA40, WHILE ON 6 MILE FINAL RUNWAY 32 AT 2,500 FEET REPORTED A WHITE LIGHTED UAS OFF HIS RIGHT WING. NO EVASIVE ACTION TAKEN. DPS NOTIFIED SMYRNA PD.

MOR Alert for MQY
Type: Other
Date/Time: Oct 23, 2015 – 0125Z
A/C: (DA40)

Summary: DA-40 reported a drone off his right wing while on 6 mile final to runway 32. Altitude was reported at 025. Pilot reported a white light coming from the drone. Pilot took no evasive action and landed/departed runway 32 without incident.

Aircraft: Diamond DA-40
Operator:
Flight:
Aircraft altitude: 2400 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.

Drone sighting by a Diamond DA-40 near Norwood, Massachusetts

The FAA reported a drone sighting by a Diamond DA-40 near Norwood, Massachusetts on 16 October 2015. Separation distance reported as 200 feet.

PRELIM INFO FROM FAA OPS: NORWOOD, MA/UAS INCIDENT/1524E/NORWOOD ATCT REPORTED DIAMOND DA40, AT 1,000 FEET, 1 SW NORWOOD OBSERVED A UAS 200 FEET BELOW ACFT. NO EVASIVE ACTION TAKEN. NORWOOD PD NOTIFIED.

MOR Alert for OWD
Type: Other
Date/Time: Oct 16, 2015 – 1902Z
A/C: (DA40)

Summary: PILOT WAS ENTERING LEFT DOWNWIND TO RWY 28 ON A VISUAL APPROACH AT 1000FT AND SIGHTED A DRONE APPROXIMATELY 200 FT BELOW HIM. PILOT WAS APPROXIMATELY 1/2 TO 1 MILE SOUTHWEST OF AIRPORT.

Aircraft: Diamond DA-40
Operator:
Flight:
Aircraft altitude: 1000 ft
Separation: 200 feet
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.

Drone sighting by a Diamond DA-40 near Tampa, Florida

The FAA reported a drone sighting by a Diamond DA-40 near Tampa, Florida on 9 October 2015. Separation distance reported as 20-50 feet.

PRELIM INFO FROM FAA OPS: TAMPA, FL/UAS INCIDENT/1100E/TAMPA APCH ADVISED DIAMOND DA40, AT 4,000 FEET 5 E TPA REPORTED UNIDENTIFIED 1 FOOT WIDE UAS 20 – 50 BELOW ACFT. NO EVASIVE ACTION TAKEN. TAMPA PD NOTIFIED

MOR Alert: PILOT REPORTED A UAS AT ALMOST 4,000′ 5 MILES EAST OF TPA.

Aircraft: Diamond DA-40
Operator:
Flight:
Aircraft altitude: 4000 ft
Separation: 20-50 feet
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.

Drone near-miss reported involving a Diamond DA-40 near Roma-Urbe Airport

Diamond DA-40 was reportedly involved in a near-miss with a drone near Roma-Urbe Airport on 2 September 2015. Separation distance reported as unknown.

The pilot of a DV40 reported a drone at 2000 ft.

Aircraft: Diamond DA-40
Operator:
Flight:
Aircraft altitude: 2000 ft
Separation: unknown
Source: ANSV


Please note:

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.

Drone sighting by a Diamond DA-40 near Palo Alto, California

The FAA reported a drone sighting by a Diamond DA-40 near Palo Alto, California on 10 August 2015. Separation distance reported as 10-200 feet.

PRELIM INFO FROM FAA OPS: SAN JOSE, CA/UAS INCIDENT/1937P/NORCAL TRACON ADVISED N181DF, DIAMOND DA40, AT 2,500 FEET INBOUND TO PALO ALTO ARPT FROM THE SOUTH, REPORTED A UAS ABOUT 40 INCHES IN DIAMETER, 8 SE SAN JOSE BETWEEN 2,600 – 2,700 FEET HEADING SOUTH BOUND. NO EVASIVE ACTION TAKEN. SJC PD NOTIFIED.

MOR Alert for NCT
Number: NCT-M-2015/08/09-0002
Type: Other
Date/Time: Aug 10, 2015 – 0237Z
A/C: N181DF (DA40)

Summary: N181DF/DA40, VFR AT 2500 INBOUND TO PAO FROM THE SOUTH REPORTED A UAV/DRONE AT 2600-2700 AT THE SJC152008 HEADING SOUTHEAST BOUND. THE PILOT DESCRIBED IT AS BEING ABOUT 40 INCHES IN DIAMETER. SJC PD ADVISED

Aircraft: Diamond DA-40
Operator:
Flight: N181DF
Aircraft altitude: 2500 ft
Separation: 10-200 feet
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.

Drone sighting by a Diamond DA-40 near , Rhode Island

The FAA reported a drone sighting by a Diamond DA-40 near , Rhode Island on 7 June 2015. Separation distance reported as 500 feet.

PRELIM INFO FROM FAA OPS: PDV/UAS INCIDENT/1645E/PDV APPROACH REPORTED DIAMOND DA40, OBSERVED UNKN TYPE OF UAS WHILE AT 2,500 FEET, 15 N PDV. UAS WAS APPROX 500 FEET BELOW ACFT. NO EVASIVE ACTION TAKEN. RHODE ISLAND STATE PD NOTIFIED.

Aircraft: Diamond DA-40
Operator:
Flight:
Aircraft altitude: 2500 ft
Separation: 500 feet
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.