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Kentucky man arrested after shooting drone out of sky

While his daughter was outside sunbathing she had noticed a drone hovering over their property. She shooed it away and went in her home to tell her dad, William Merideth. He...

Why it’s a big deal that commercial drones flew around the Atlanta airport

Experts say the approval indicates that as the drone market matures, the FAA is more willing to consider broader applications for the new technology.“It’s a very big deal," said Jim Williams,...

9 Mistakes You Can’t Make When Flying a Drone

Millions of drones were sold in the U.S. last year. Sales tripled from the previous year, and the holidays were expected to bring a 445% increase in sales. It is safe...
A French army falconer works with a golden eagle as part of a military training for combat against drones in Mont de Marsan French Air Force base. REUTERS/Regis Duvignau

Eagle vs Drone

France says it is ready to use a squadron of four specially trained golden eagles, besides jamming or GPS blocking equipment, to neutralise drones following recent reports that Islamic State used...

Australia’s CASA teams up with Drone Complier to develop their official “Can I fly...

The Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) has teamed up with specialist company to develop a smartphone, tablet and web-based app to help drone flyers fly safely and responsibly.The app, called ‘Can I...

4 Ways Drones Impact Electric Utilities Today

For utilities, drone flights can be used for vegetation and asset inspections. Specifically, long-distance (or beyond-visual-line-of-sight, BVLOS) drones, equipped with technology such as cameras and LiDAR, will eventually be utilities’ first...

Pine Knob release drone policy

Southeast Michigan Ski resort Pine Knob has put down on paper what it expects of drone users this winter.Not the first ski mountain to lay down the law.Out of safety concerns...

Drones are banned from today’s presidential inauguration

Washington, DC was designated a no-fly zone after the September 11 terrorist attacks, but the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) recently reminded folks who are attending today’s presidential inauguration to leave their...

State Drone Laws: Learn How to Fly Legally Wherever You Are

Despite the FAA’s warning that state and local drone regulations would create an industry-stifling “patchwork quilt” of regulations, new drone ordinances, regulations, and laws continue to be introduced across the country....

FAA Authorizations and Waivers: 3 Big Questions (And the Answers)

The enactment of Part 107 late this summer regularized commercial drone operation in the US. For drone operators who are working in remote areas at a distance from airports and entirely...

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