The Department of Defense identified the 133 bases for special security measures, the FAA reported.
Drone flights can be allowed in the airspace “under special circumstances,” the federal agency said in a statement to this newspaper.
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In recent years, the FAA has tracked reports of pilot sightings of unmanned aerial vehicles while in flight.
A review of data in an FAA database by this newspaper between November 2014 to September 2016 showed one sighting reported six miles from Dayton International Airport and two near Wilmington.
The FAA database did not show any incidents involving Wright-Patterson. Silsby said the information was not releasable.
Pilot sightings of unmanned aerial vehicles have risen sharply year to year. In 2015, the number reached 1,218 while that figure reached 1,837 last year, according to the agency.