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Federal regulations governing drone use are so far keeping the loftiest fantasies from becoming reality. New rules could change that.

Colleges are eager to put drones to use both inside and outside the classroom, but federal agencies and university risk managers are taking a cautious approach before opening the airspace above college campuses. Drones (also known by the more technical … Continue reading

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Instead of Purchasing Drones, El Paso County, Colo., Looks to Private Sector to Implement UAVs

With drones, government officials can zoom through rugged canyons in search of missing hikers, hover over charred landscapes to assess wildfire damage and float above roads and bridges for inspection. Like many other public agencies across the country, El Paso … Continue reading

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UPS open ocean drone delivery test a success

A UPS drone took a three mile trip over open ocean outside of Salem, Mass. this week as part of a series of tests to show unmanned aerial vehicles can safely be used for deliveries in the United States. The … Continue reading

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Drone attempts to drop cellphones over prison

“An Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) was found on the grounds of Cimarron Correctional Facility in Oklahoma on Sunday after attempting to fly a package containing cellphones onto prison grounds.” March 16, 2016 | Fox 23 To read the full article,¬†click … Continue reading

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