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Drone sighting by a Piper PA-28 near Beverly, Massachusetts

The FAA reported a drone sighting by a Piper PA-28 near Beverly, Massachusetts on 31 January 2016. Separation distance reported as 1300 feet.

PRELIM INFO FROM FAA OPS: BEVERLY, MA/UAS INCIDENT/1408E 1-31-2016 LATE REPORT/BEVERLY ATCT ADVISED PIPER P28A, REPORTED AN UNIDENTIFIED UAS 1,300 FEET BELOW ACFT. ACFT (HEADING UNKN) AT 1,500 FEET 2NM BEVERLY. NO EVASIVE ACTION TAKEN. LOCAL PD NOTIFIED AT UNKN NUMBER.

MOR Alert for BVY
Type: A/C entered airspace on other than expected/intended altitude/route/speed or without a point-out or handoff.
Date/Time: Jan 31, 2016 – 1908Z
A/C: (P28A)

Summary: PILOT INBOUND TO BVY FOR LANDING. REPORTED SPOTTING UNKOWN DRONE OVER THE LAKE, AT 200FT, 2NM FROM AIRPORT. AT THAT POINT THE AIRCRAFT WAS APROXIMATELY 1500 FT. LOCAL POLICE NOTIFIED.

Aircraft: Piper PA-28
Operator:
Flight:
Aircraft altitude: 1500 ft
Separation: 1300 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 Piper PA-28 near Phoenix, Arizona

The FAA reported a drone sighting by a Piper PA-28 near Phoenix, Arizona on 30 January 2016. Separation distance reported as 500 feet.

MOR Alert for DVT
Type:
Date/Time: Jan 30, 2016 – 1622Z
A/C: MSQT726 (PA28)

Summary: MSQT726 WAS ON LEFT FOR RUNWAY 7L AT 2300FT AND REPORTED A UAV BELOW THEM AT 1700FT. MSQT726 WAS NOT AFFECTED BY THE UAV. PHOENIX POLICE NOTIFIED

Aircraft: Piper PA-28
Operator:
Flight: MSQT726
Aircraft altitude: 2300 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 Piper PA-28 near Brenham, Texas

The FAA reported a drone sighting by a Piper PA-28 near Brenham, Texas on 24 January 2016. Separation distance reported as unknown.

PRELIM INFO FROM FAA OPS: BRENHAM, TX/UAS INCIDENT/1121C/HOUSTON TRACON ADVISED PIPER P28A, REPORTED A BLACK UAS ON LEFT SIDE WHILE EASTBOUND AT 3,500 FEET, 6 W BRENHAM, TX. NO EVASIVE ACTION TAKEN. FBI NOTIFIED

MOR Alert: The pilot of a PA28 reported a big black drone off his left at 3,500 feet. No evasive action was required. ACN

Aircraft: Piper PA-28
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 Piper PA-28 near Vero Beach, Florida

The FAA reported a drone sighting by a Piper PA-28 near Vero Beach, Florida on 14 January 2016. Separation distance reported as unknown.

PRELIM INFO FROM FAA OPS: VERO BEACH, FL/UAS INCIDENT/0930E/VRB ATCT REPORTED PIPER P28A, ENCOUNTERED A BLACK UAS AT 500 FEET WHILE TURNING CROSS WIND RWY 30 VRB. NO EVASIVE ACTION REPORTED. VERO BEACH PD NOTIFIED.

MOR Alert for VRB
Type: Other
Date/Time: Jan 14, 2016 – 1420Z
A/C: (PA28)

Summary: PA28 REPORTED A BLACK UNMANNED/REMOTELY PILOTED AIRCRAFT AT 500 FEET OVER THE NORTH BRIDGE (3 MILES EAST OF THE VERO BEACH AIRPORT), POLICE DEPARTMENT AND THE DEN WAS NOTIFIED.

Aircraft: Piper PA-28
Operator:
Flight:
Aircraft altitude: 500 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 Piper PA-28 near Hollywood, Florida

The FAA reported a drone sighting by a Piper PA-28 near Hollywood, Florida on 9 January 2016. Separation distance reported as unknown.

PRELIM INFO FROM FAA OPS: HOLLYWOOD, FL/UAS INCIDENT/1345E/HWO ATCT REPORTED PIPER P28A, WHILE INBOUND TO HOLLYWOOD, OBSERVED A STATIONARY RED AND GRAY UAS AT 1,200 FEET 7 W HOLLYWOOD. NO EVASIVE ACTION TAKEN. PEMBROKE PINES POLICE NOTIFIED.

MOR Alert for HWO
Type: Public inquiry or concern (including all pilot reported NMACs)
Date/Time: Jan 9, 2016 – 1845Z
A/C: P28A)

Summary: PILOT INBOUND TO HWO, REPORTED STATIONARY DRONE 7 MILES WEST, 1200 FEET, POSSIBLY GRAY WITH RED COLORS. NOTIFICATIONS: 1902Z HWO 1904Z ROC 1913Z AIRPORT AUTHORITY RAMP 1

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.

Drone sighting by a Piper PA-28 near Dallas, Texas

The FAA reported a drone sighting by a Piper PA-28 near Dallas, Texas on 3 January 2016. Separation distance reported as 500-600 feet.

PRELIM INFO FROM FAA OPS: DALLAS, TX/UAS INCIDENT/1718C/DALLAS ATCT REPORTED P28A, AT 1,000 FEET, OBSERVED A QUADCOPTER UAS, AT DEPARTURE END OF RUNWAY 31R AT 400 – 500 FEET. NO EVASIVE ACTION TAKEN. DALLAS PD NOTIFIED.

MOR Alert for DAL
Type: Other
Date/Time: Jan 3, 2016 – 2318Z
A/C: (PA28)

Summary: PA28 REPORTED A UAS AS HE DEPARTED RUNWAY 31 LEFT. PILOT STATED THE DRONE WAS NEAR THE DEPARTURE END OF THE RUNWAYS AT BACHMAN LAKE AT 400 TO 500 FEET AGL. NO EVASIVE ACTION WAS TAKEN. DALLAS POLICE DEPARTMENT, ROC, DEN, ATM AND AIRPORT OPERATIONS FOR CITY OF DALLAS NOTIFIED.

Aircraft: Piper PA-28
Operator:
Flight:
Aircraft altitude: 1000 ft
Separation: 500-600 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 Piper PA-28 near Kissimmee, Florida

The FAA reported a drone sighting by a Piper PA-28 near Kissimmee, Florida on 26 December 2015. Separation distance reported as unknown.

PRELIM INFO FROM FAA OPS: KISSIMMEE, FL/UAS INCIDENT/1300E/FLORIDA TRACON ADVISED IFR PIPER P28A, DEPARTED ISM RUNWAY 15 AND REPORTED A UAS AT 1,500 FEET APPROXIMATELY 4 SOUTHWEST ISM. ADVISED UAS WAS STATIONARY, BLACK IN COLOR, SIZE APPROXIMATELY ONE FOOT, AND AT AN ALTITUDE OF 1,500 FEET. NO EVASIVE ACTION TAKEN. OSEOLA SHERIFF NOTIFIED

MOR Alert for F11
Type: Other
Date/Time: Dec 26, 2015 – 1800Z
A/C: (P28A)

Summary: A P28A DEPARTED ISM AIRPORT, RUNWAY 15, IFR ENROUTE TO SRQ. AIRCRAFT REPORTED A DRONE AT 1500 FEET APPROXIMATELY 4 MILES SOUTH/SOUTHWESTOF ISM.ADVISED THAT THE DRONE WAS STATIONARY,BLACK IN COLOR, SIZE APPROXIMATELY ONE FOOT, AND AT AN ALTITUDE OF 1500. THERE WERE NO ISSUES BETWEEN AIRCRAFT AND THE DRONE. OSEOLA SHERIFF DEPARTMENT NOTIFIED

Aircraft: Piper PA-28
Operator:
Flight:
Aircraft altitude: 1500 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 Piper PA-28 near Billings, Montana

The FAA reported a drone sighting by a Piper PA-28 near Billings, Montana on 11 December 2015. Separation distance reported as unknown.

PRELIM INFO FROM FAA OPS: BILLINGS, MT/UAS INCIDENT/1655M/RK31 AND RK23, PIPER P28A, REPORTED SEEING A QUADCOPTER UAS AT OR ABOUT 100 FEET .5 N RWY 28R BILLINGS. BILLINGS PD WAS NOTIFIED.

MOR Alert for BIL
Type: Other
Date/Time: Dec 11, 2015 – 2255Z
A/C: RK31 (P28A)

Summary: PILOTS OF RK31 AND RK23 BOTH P28A REPORTED QUADCOPTER DRONE 1/2 MILE NORTH OF THE APPROACH END RUNWAY 28R. DEN AND LAW ENFORCEMENT NOTIFIED.

Aircraft: Piper PA-28
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 a Piper PA-28 near Vero Beach, Florida

The FAA reported a drone sighting by a Piper PA-28 near Vero Beach, Florida on 6 December 2015. Separation distance reported as 1500 feet.

PRELIM INFO FROM FAA OPS: VERO BEACH, FL/UAS INCIDENT/1251E/MIAMI ARTCC ADVISED FLORIDA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY 40, PIPER P28A, REPORTED A WHITE AND GREY UAS APPROX 1 – 2 FEET IN DIAMETER 1,500 FEET BELOW THE ACFT WHILE HEADING IN AN UNKN DIRECTION AT 6,000 FEET, 1 – 2 W VERO BEACH. NO EVASIVE ACTION TAKEN. LEO NOTIFICATION IS UNKN.

MOR Alert: FIT40 PA28 AT 6000 REPORTED SIGHTING OF WHITE/GRAY DRONE AT 4500 MOVING NE 1-2 MILES NE OF TRV VOR. EVENT BROADCASTED ON SECTOR FREQUENCY FOR 15 MINUTE PERIOD. ROC AND DEN ADVISED.

Aircraft: Piper PA-28
Operator:
Flight:
Aircraft altitude: 6000 ft
Separation: 1500 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 Piper PA-28 near San Diego, California

The FAA reported a drone sighting by a Piper PA-28 near San Diego, California on 5 December 2015. Separation distance reported as 100 feet.

MOR Alert for SCT
Type: Other
Date/Time: Dec 5, 2015 – 2155Z
A/C: (P28A)

Summary: PILOT reported a silver quad-copter northbound, 4 miles east of SLI VOR. PILOT WAS AT 030, QUAD COPTER WAS APPROX 100 FT. BELOW.

Aircraft: Piper PA-28
Operator:
Flight:
Aircraft altitude: 3000 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.