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York County may soon become home to a drone park

To test and demonstrate its unmanned aerial vehicles, Avid Aerospace will drive from York County to Blacksburg, a farm in Gloucester or a facility in Chesterfield. Though sometimes they use the Fame All-Stars Cheerleading Team’s gym a couple doors down. … Continue reading

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FAA Restricts Drones over Statue of Liberty, Other Landmarks

At the request of U.S. national security and law enforcement agencies, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is using its existing authority under Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR) § 99.7 – “Special Security Instructions” – to … Continue reading

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New Texas law criminalizes drone use near animal farms

House Bill 1643 makes it a crime to operate a drone over “concentrated animal feeding operations,” as well as telecommunication facilities and certain oil and gas facilities … https://www.texastribune.org/2017/09/28/new-law-criminalizes-drone-use-near-animal-farms/ The Texas Tribune | Sept. 28, 2017

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Maine State Police use drones to investigate crash sites

Police say it’s ‘a new way to take photos’ that’s much faster, while the ACLU says it wants to make sure police are following a relatively new state law governing drone use by police agencies … Maine State Police use … Continue reading

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