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Drone sighting by a Republic Airlines Embraer ERJ-170 near Jacksonville, Florida

The FAA reported a drone sighting by an Embraer ERJ-170 near Jacksonville, Florida on 2 December 2015. Separation distance reported as 500 feet.

PRELIM INFO FROM FAA OPS: JACKSONVILLE, FL/UAS INCIDENT/0755E/JACKSONVILLE ATCT REPORTED REPUBLIC 4238, E170, JAX – MIA, REPORTED A QUAD COPTER TYPE UAS APPEARED TO BE CARRYING SOMETHING AT 3,500 FEET AS ACFT WAS CLIMBING THROUGH 4,000 FEET 4 NW CRAIG ARPT. NO EVASIVE ACTION TAKEN. JACKSONVILLE SHERIFF NOTIFIED.

MOR Alert for JAX
Type: Other
Date/Time: Dec 2, 2015 – 1250Z
A/C: RPA4238 (E170)

Summary: DRONE REPORT: RPA4238 reported quadcopter drone at 3500 feet. Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office, notified. Den notified.

Aircraft: Embraer ERJ-170
Operator: Republic Airlines
Flight: RPA4238
Aircraft altitude: 4000 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.

Drone sighting by a United Air Lines aircraft near Jacksonville, Florida

The FAA reported a drone sighting by an aircraft near Jacksonville, Florida on 7 November 2015. Separation distance reported as unknown.

MOR Alert: UAL325 REPORTED SEEING SOMETHING FLY JUST ABOVE THEM AT 14,500 CLIMBING OUT OF TPA. THE PILOT SAID HE SAW IT AT THE LAST MINUTE AND COULD NOT DISCERN WHETHER IT WAS A BIRD OR DRONE ONLY THAT IT WAS A WHITE OBJECT. NO EVASIVE ACTION WAS NECESSARY BY THE AIRCREW.

Aircraft: aircraft
Operator: United Air Lines
Flight: UA235
Aircraft altitude: 14500 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 Cessna 152 near Jacksonville, Florida

The FAA reported a drone sighting by a Cessna 152 near Jacksonville, Florida on 4 November 2015. Separation distance reported as unknown.

PRELIM INFO FROM FAA OPS: JACKSONVILLE, FL/UAS INCIDENT/1030E/CRAIG ATCT REPORTED CESSNA C152, WHILE MANEUVERING, ENCOUNTERED A SMALL UAS AT 400 – 700 FEET VCNTY RUNWAY 14 JACKSONVILLE EXECUTIVE ARPT AT CRAIG. NO EVASIVE ACTION TAKEN. JACKSONVILLE PD 911 NOTIFIED.

MOR Alert for CRG
Type: Other
Date/Time: Nov 4, 2015 – 1450Z
A/C: (C152)

Summary: Unauthorized Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) reported by Cessna in local traffic pattern. UAS described as “little DRONE” flying between four hundred and seven hundred feet 1 and 1/2 nautical miles north of the field close to the base turn leg for Runway 14. DEN and local authorities notified.

Aircraft: Cessna 152
Operator:
Flight:
Aircraft altitude: 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 an Eurocopter EC-135 near Jacksonville, Florida

The FAA reported a drone sighting by an Eurocopter EC-135 near Jacksonville, Florida on 15 August 2015. Separation distance reported as unknown.

MOR Alert for GNV
Number: GNV-M-2015/08/15-0001
Type: Public inquiry or concern (including all pilot reported NMACs)
Date/Time: Aug 15, 2015 – 1924Z
A/C: SHNDC2 (EC35)

Summary: SHANDSCAIR2, EC35, DESCENDING OUT OF 600 FT, LNDG UF/SHANDS HOSPITAL, REPORTED NEAR COLLISION WITH A DRONE.

Aircraft: Eurocopter EC-135
Operator:
Flight:
Aircraft altitude: 600 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 Beech 36 Bonanza near Jacksonville, New Jersey

The FAA reported a drone sighting by a Beech 36 Bonanza near Jacksonville, New Jersey on 19 July 2015. Separation distance reported as unknown.

PRELIM INFO FROM FAA OPS: OCALA, FL/UAS INCIDENT/1245E/HAWKER BEECHCRAFT BE36, REPORTED A UAS BLUE TOP AND WHITE BOTTOM ABOVE THE COCKPIT 22 E OCALA AT 10,000 FEET. DIRECTION OF FLIGHT NOT REPORTED. NO EVASIVE ACTION TAKEN. MARION COUNTY SHERIFF NOTIFIED.

MOR Alert for JAX
Number: JAX-M-2015/07/19-0001
Type: Other
Date/Time: Jul 19, 2015 – 1645Z
A/C: (BE36)

Summary: BE36 REPORTED A DRONE 20 MILES EAST OF OCF AIRPORT AT 10,000 FEET. DRONE WAS APPROXIMATELY 2 FEET IN LENGTH WITH A BLUE TOP AND WHITE BOTTOM AND A LIGHT. DEN NOTIFIED AT 1651Z MARION COUNTY SHERIFF NOTIFIED AT 1654 SHERIFF DEPARTMENT INFORMED ME OF POSSIBLE NAVAL AREA THAT WOULD BE OPERATING IN THAT VICINITY. I CONTACTED THEM AND THE PETTY OFFICER SAID THAT HE WAS UNAWARE OF ANYTHING THAT WOULD BE OPERATED BY THEM IN THAT AREA AND ALTITUDE.

Aircraft: Beech 36 Bonanza
Operator:
Flight:
Aircraft altitude: 10000 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 Bell 206LT TwinRanger near Jacksonville, Florida

The FAA reported a drone sighting by a Bell 206LT TwinRanger near Jacksonville, Florida on 12 July 2015. Separation distance reported as 100 feet.

PRELIM INFO FROM FAA OPS: JACKSONVILLE, FL/UAS INCIDENT/1045E/ BELL B06T, REPORTED SEEING A UAS 100 FEET BELOW ACFT ALTITUDE OF 800 FEET VCNTY JACKSONVILLE. EVASIVE ACTION TAKEN UNKN. UNKN IF LEO WAS NOTIFIED.

MOR Alert for JAX
Number: JAX-M-2015/07/12-0003
Type:
Date/Time: Jul 12, 2015 – 1445Z
A/C: (HELO)

Summary: HELO, DEPARTED JAX NNW BOUND AND REPORTED A REMOTE CONTROL AIRCRAFT (PLANE) APPROXIMATELY 100 FEET BELOW HIM. HELICOPTER WAS AT 800 FEET DURING TIME OF REPORT.

Aircraft: Bell 206LT TwinRanger
Operator:
Flight:
Aircraft altitude: 800 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 TBM-700 near Jacksonville, Florida

The FAA reported a drone sighting by a TBM-700 near Jacksonville, Florida on 21 March 2015. Separation distance reported as 200 feet.

PRELIM INFO FROM FAA OPS: COLUMBIA, SC /UAS INCIDENT/1055E/JACKSONVILLE APPROACH REPORTED SOCATA TBM7 OBSERVED UAS WHITE AND ROUND 200 FEET ABOVE HIM 67 NNE COLUMBIA. NO LEOS NOTIFIED.

MOR Alert for ZJX
Number: ZJX-M-2015/03/21-0002
Type: Other
Date/Time: Mar 21, 2015 – 1455Z
A/C: TBM
Summary: TMB/L AT FL280 CAE030/067 SOUTHBOUND REPORTED A UNMANNED AERIAL SYSTEMS PASSED OVER HIS RIGHT WING AT FL282 NORTHBOUND IT WAS WHITE AND ROUND. LOCAL POLICE WAS NOT NOTIFY DUE THE ALTITUDE OF THE DRONE.

Aircraft: TBM-700
Operator:
Flight:
Aircraft altitude: 28200 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 Cessna 172 near Jacksonville, Florida

The FAA reported a drone sighting by a Cessna 172 near Jacksonville, Florida on 15 February 2015. Separation distance reported as 500 feet.

PRELIM INFO FROM FAA OPS: JACKSONVILLE, FL/UAS INCIDENT/1207E/VFR CESSNA C172 HEADING SOUTHBOUND AT 2,800 FEET RECEIVING FLIGHT FOLLOWING REPORTED A UAS APPROXIMATELY 500 FEET BELOW, 10 SE OF CRAIG MUNICIPAL AIRPORT. THE UAS APPEARED TO BE 3 FEET IN DIAMETER MANEUVERING IN THE AREA. THE DUVAL COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT WAS NOTIFIED.

Aircraft: Cessna 172
Operator:
Flight:
Aircraft altitude: 2800 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.

Drone sighting by a Sikorsky UH-60 Black Hawk near Jacksonville, Florida

The FAA reported a drone sighting by a Sikorsky UH-60 Black Hawk near Jacksonville, Florida on 12 December 2014. Separation distance reported as unknown.

PRELIM INFO FROM FAA OPS: JACKSONVILLE, FL/UAS INCIDENT/1231E/MILITARY VVAJ700, H60, REPORTED AN UNKN UAS AT 1,000 FEET 4.2 W OF JACKSONVILLE NAS. NO EVASIVE ACTION TAKEN. NO LAW ENFORCEMENT NOTIFIED.

Aircraft: Sikorsky UH-60 Black Hawk
Operator:
Flight:
Aircraft altitude: 1000 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.