Category Archives: Border

Disney loved its no-fly zone — until it wanted to fly its own drones

“Florida pilots know the rule well — you better steer clear of Disney’s Magic Kingdom, or else. It has been a no-fly zone for over a decade – a luxury afforded to none of the other 400 theme parks in … Continue reading

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U.S. Customs’ Drones Back In Air After Crash Investigation

U.S. Customs and Border Protection put its drones back in the air on Friday after an investigation into a crash that grounded its unmanned aircraft fleet, the agency said. Continue reading

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Drones On the US border: Are They Worth the Price?

The grounding of the drone fleet that watches over America’s borders after a crash last week is highlighting a program that continues to expand, though questions remain about its effectiveness. Continue reading

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Feds Keep Drone Info From Congress That They’ve Already Released Publicly

The Department of Homeland Security appears to have redacted entire sections of information from documents about U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s drone program before sharing them with a Senate committee, even though less censored versions of the documents have already been released publicly. Continue reading

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