Bird strike, or drone strike?

Pilots of manned aircraft have been introduced to NTSB Part 830, regulations that provide guidance on the notification and reporting of aircraft accidents or incidents. But what if you fly a small unmanned aircraft system (sUAS) under FAR Part...

Bird strike, or drone strike?

Pilots of manned aircraft have been introduced to NTSB Part 830, regulations that provide guidance on the notification and reporting of aircraft accidents or incidents. But what if you fly a small unmanned aircraft system (sUAS) under FAR Part 107—do the same regulations apply? You’ll find those answers in NTSB 830.2 and FAR 107.9, with some elaboration in Advisory Circular FAA 107-2, participants in the second half of the 2020 FAA UAS Symposium learned recently.