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Tucson police-evading super-drone described as quadcopter

The mystery seems to thicken even as more details arise. Newly unearthed eye-witness accounts of the super-drone that outran and outmaneuvered pursuing police aircraft over Tucson last February establish it as “quadcopter like” replete with “propellers.” Yet the who, why, and especially how behind the unbelievable airborne performance remain entirely unknown.

Once again, the latest revelations come from The Drive’s War Zone reporter Brett Tingley, who most recently used a Freedom of Information request to obtain new documentation related to the incident. It occurred on February 9, when a small uncrewed aerial vehicle (UAV) nearly collided with a Customs and Border Patrol (CBP) helicopter above Tucson just after 10 p.m. As recounted here, here, and here, a winding 70-mile chase ensued for over an hour at speeds over 100 mph and altitudes of up to 14,000 feet – all in vain, as it turned out. Despite being joined by a Tucson Police (TPD) helicopter,…

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Source: dronedj.com