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Flying a drone over an Ed Sheehan concert cost this guy $1050

Flying a drone over an Ed Sheehan concert cost this guy $1050

Drone operators are legally supposed to register their unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). But if they don’t, they can just abandon a drone and drive… Read more »

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Drones and their Role in Real-Time Mapping

Drones and their Role in Real-Time Mapping

Although Apple has approval from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), it might not fall in Apple’s favor due to dynamic drone laws. With the advent of drones, the entire process… Read more »

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Test at Pendleton UAS Range starts fire

Test at Pendleton UAS Range starts fire

Following the incident, the airport’s control tower notified the city, the Federal Aviation Administration and the University of Alaska Fairbanks, the institution that oversees all UAS operations in Oregon. Abling… Read more »

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Drone bills flying in Michigan legislature

Drone bills flying in Michigan legislature

LANSING, MI — Michigan lawmakers are working to address drones, the unmanned aerial systems capable of taking high-quality video, but also potentially causing problems. The legislature’s looking to ward off… Read more »

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Milwaukee County converts Bay View Dog Park to for-profit drone park

Milwaukee County converts Bay View Dog Park to for-profit drone park

The Federal Aviation Administration said drone usage has risen dramatically in recent years and estimated there could be seven million of the things buzzing around by 2020, though predictions are… Read more »

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Andover drone producer gets $1.8m deal with US Interior Dept.

Andover drone producer gets $1.8m deal with US Interior Dept.

A BirdsEyeView FireFLY6 drone executes a flyover during a demonstration in Andover. (DAVID LANE/UNION LEADER). Last month, the Federal Aviation Administration predicted more than 450,000 unmanned aerial vehicles, more commonly… Read more »

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Japan to End Beyond Visual Line-of-Sight Regulations by End of 2018

Japan to End Beyond Visual Line-of-Sight Regulations by End of 2018

The law, staunchly regulated by the Federal Aviation Administration, requires drones to stay within an operator’s line of sight. Naturally, that makes it difficult for companies like Amazon (or your… Read more »

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Drone technology soars over farm, fields

Drone technology soars over farm, fields

Federal Aviation Administration rules and farmer skepticism are also barriers to the technology, Smith-Herndon said. Demonstrating the drone to Warner and other officials is important. “It’s good for the federal… Read more »

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Increase in drones flying in unauthorized areas

Increase in drones flying in unauthorized areas

According to the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) website, they receive more than 100 reports of drones flying in unauthorized areas each month. Washoe County is no exception. The Washoe County… Read more »

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APS using drones to inspect power lines ahead of Arizona summer

APS using drones to inspect power lines ahead of Arizona summer

Borden Kircher said all APS personnel who operate the drones are certified as airplane pilots by the Federal Aviation Administration. “I bet if you asked any of our pilots, they’re… Read more »

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