Cheerson CX-20 Quadcopter Unexpectedly Lands On Wisconsin Airfield

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Cheerson CX-20 Quadcopter Unexpectedly Lands On Wisconsin Airfield

In Wisconsin, a still unknown drone pilot, is facing potential jail time after landing a Cheerson CX-20 quadcopter on the Batten International Airport airfield.

A hobbyist could face jail time if investigators learn who flew a small aircraft near a local airport.

Batten International Airport manager David Mann said a quadcopter was found on a runway over the weekend. “We have no idea who owns it or where it came from,” he said.

Airport wants to know who crashed a drone on their runway

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G1 Private Jet at John H. Batten Airport

G1 Private Jet at John H. Batten Airport

About Batten International Airport

Racine Wisconsin’s John H. Batten Airport is located on over 450 acres of land and provides services to corporate, business and private aircraft twenty-four hours a day, seven days each week. The general-aviation terminal is complete with a U.S. Customs Port of Entry, pilot and passenger lounges, a flight planning facility equipped with computerized weather data and a conference room with audio/video services available to customers while at the airport. Batten International Airport is the largest privately-owned, public-use, reliever airport in the United States.

Dead Tree Empty House, B Garrett October 16, 2007

Dead Tree Empty House, Racine County, Wisconsin

About Racine County, Wisconsin

Racine County is a county located in the State of Wisconsin. As of the 2010 census, the population was 195,408, making it the fifth-most populous county in Wisconsin. Its county seat is Racine.

Racine County comprises the Racine, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area and is included in the Milwaukee-Racine-Waukesha, WI Combined Statistical Area.

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By |2017-08-31T15:24:08-07:00October 15th, 2015|Drone Law, Drones, FAA, Safety|Comments Off on Cheerson CX-20 Quadcopter Unexpectedly Lands On Wisconsin Airfield

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