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New regulations for drones in Canada

Recreational drone users in Canada face new restrictions on where and when they can fly their remote-controlled devices, under new rules being announced today by Transportation Minister Marc Garneau. The rules, which...

$200 worth drone shoted down with a $3M Patriot missile

"That quadcopter that cost 200 bucks from Amazon.com did not stand a chance against a Patriot," said US Army General David Perkins. We've heard about people shooting down drones buzzing over their...
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...

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...

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...
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Drone operators excited for new FAA regulations to go into effect

TULSA, Okla. (KTUL) — Those who currently fly unmanned aerial vehicles, also known as drones will have a new set of rules to follow starting next month. Some local pilots said...

Final Small UAS Rule Released By The FAA

Rule represents a major step forward, but work remains. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announced its Final Rule governing commercial operations of small UAS, often referred to as Part 107. Many commercial...
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Google, Amazon Help Defeat California Drone Legislation Limiting Flights

The drone legislation was designed to avoid peeping Toms. Google and Amazon have helped to halt a California bill that might have grounded their ambitious drone programs. California Governor Jerry Brown vetoed the latest...

Watch animals destroy drones

There's a reason wild animals live where they do -- they don't want to be disturbed. So when you fly a drone near them to get that awesome closeup shot, don't...
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FAA considering new drone registration rules

The Department of Transportation is reviewing whether the FAA has the authority to require drones be registered at their point of sale, Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx told CBS News on Friday. "That's...

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