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FAA warns against flying drones near California wildfires

FAA warns against flying drones near California wildfires

LOS ANGELES — Amid the devastating and destructive wildfires tearing through parts of California, the Federal Aviation Administration is reiterating a warning to drone operators to not fly near the… Read more »

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‘Don’t Fly Drones Near Wildfires’: FAA Warns Of Hefty Fines For Doing So

‘Don’t Fly Drones Near Wildfires’: FAA Warns Of Hefty Fines For Doing So

Amid the fires, the Federal Aviation Administration is reiterating a warning to drone operators to not fly near the wildfires. Ian Gregor, a public affairs manager for the FAA, said… Read more »

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Drone strikes could cause more damage to planes than birds, study says

Drone strikes could cause more damage to planes than birds, study says

A Federal Aviation Administration study found small drones could potentially cause more damage to an aircraft than a bird strike, researchers say. The FAA’s Alliance for System Safety of UAS… Read more »

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Drone strikes could cause more damage to planes than birds, study says

Drone strikes could cause more damage to planes than birds, study says

The campus of the University of Dayton Research Institute, where part of the research on drone strikes was conducted in a recent Federal Aviation Administration study. CONTRIBUTED. A Federal Aviation… Read more »

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Airplane crash with a drone

Airplane crash with a drone

It is much worse if a drone collides in the air with an airplane than a bird. This conclusion was reached by researchers from the US Federal Aviation Administration, who… Read more »

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Police address concerns regarding aerial drones

Police address concerns regarding aerial drones

Regulation of drones falls under the Federal Aviation Administration. Pelletier said officers at the department are not trained or experienced in addressing the specifics of those federal rules. The lieutenant… Read more »

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WPAFB highlights drone operations

WPAFB highlights drone operations

With the Federal Aviation Administration stating that the number of drone-safety incidents has increased 50 percent from last year, now averaging 250 incidents per month of drones getting too close… Read more »

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LAFD Deploys Drones for First Time to Survey Damage, Patrol Hotspots in Skirball Fire

LAFD Deploys Drones for First Time to Survey Damage, Patrol Hotspots in Skirball Fire

The department purchased eight drones through its foundation but hadn’t used the equipment before because the Federal Aviation Administration certified the program only two days ago, Terrazas told radio station… Read more »

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New Jersey Gets Tough on Drunken Drone Pilots

New Jersey Gets Tough on Drunken Drone Pilots

Personal-injury lawyers nationwide now offer attorneys specializing in drone accidents in response to the growing trend of drone-related mishaps. The Federal Aviation Administration forecasts that the quantity of hobbyist drones… Read more »

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White Plains: No drones on New Year’s Eve

White Plains: No drones on New Year’s Eve

“Drones can fly at altitudes below the navigable airspace (generally at 400 feet) which is not within the jurisdiction, regulation and control of the Federal Aviation Administration,” White Plains Public… Read more »

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