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Drone threatens aircraft fighting the Miles Fire

JACKSON COUNTY, Ore. – Police are investigating an incident involving a drone interfering with firefighting operations related to the Miles Fire. There is a Temporary Flight Restriction over all wildfires due to the hazards citizen-operated aircraft present to firefighting aircraft. The TFR …

Drone used to map Parker 2 Fire

Alturas, Calif. – The Federal Aviation Administration recently granted permission for the Department of the Interior to fly a fixed-wing unmanned aircraft system (UAS) over an active wildfire. The UAS, colloquially known as a drone, was operated by a Department of the …