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Drone hit newly erected crane during Kent site survey – report

A pilot has flown a drone into a crane, according to an air-accident report.The pilot had planned the drone flight in Kent with four reference points, all at 400ft above ground...

The U.S. Is Changing Its Drone Rules Again

Flying a drone in the U.S. is tricky. Thanks to regulations passed two years ago there are a number of new rules that all drone pilots have to abide by. These...

A Passenger Airplane Hit a Drone

You can’t say we weren’t expecting this.Last week a small commercial airplane with passengers onboard reportedly struck a UAV over Quebec City while on final approach to Runway 24 at Jean...

California man cited for flying drone over airport, impeding firefighters

The Federal Aviation Administration on Monday said it was investigating a second incident involving a drone illegally flying into North Bay fire areas, a day after police cited a drone operator...

Drone ‘threat’ to planes over Israel

A man has been arrested on suspicion of flying a consumer drone close to planes as they prepared to land in Tel Aviv. The 21-year-old was held after footage was posted...

Striking a balance on drone regulation

We’re living in a brave new world of technology, and the possibilities really are endless.One of the most exciting developments is Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs), or drones.You’ve probably seen one...
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National Council on Public Safety UAS is Organized to advance the use of Unmanned...

The National Council on Public Safety UAS was organized to advance public safety use of UAS through awareness, education, training, collaboration, best practices, FAA Rule-making, defining public safety requirements and general...

Watch: Drone crashes into stands during Padres-Diamondbacks game

Behold the perils of attending a sporting event in the 21st century: One moment, you're in your seat enjoying a leisurely baseball game, and the next, a battery-powered piece of plastic...

Drone defense shotgun shells tested in action

Collectors of shotgun shell curiosities, Taofledmermaus, undertook a test of the “Skynet Drone Defense” 12 gauge shell.The shells are billed as being able to take down a multi-rotor or similar to...
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Beware the terrorist drones!

The emergence of terrorist drones flown by ISIS in Iraq has fueled interest in drone-defense technology – while raising questions about whether the U.S. is ready for potential drone terrorist attacks...

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EU to vote on new drone rules

The European Parliament today will vote on new rules for flying drones in EU airspace. Their use could account for 10 percent of the...