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Missouri prisons would become no-drone zones amid worries of aerial contraband drops

Pilots flying drones too close to a state prison could end up in state prison if one Missouri Republican’s proposed legislation were signed into law. State Sen. Denny Hoskins’ bill would create the crime of “unlawful use of unmanned aircraft … Continue reading

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Move over mushers and planes, drones to deliver emergency supplies

A team of unmanned aerial vehicle experts led by the University of Alaska Fairbanks is working on delivering emergency medical supplies and, maybe later, cargo across Alaska with drones. UAF recently announced an upcoming test to fly a package across … Continue reading

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Regulators To Ease Restrictions On Drones, Clearing The Way For More Commercial Uses

Package delivery by drone is one small step closer to reality today. Federal regulators announced plans Monday to change rules to allow drone operators to fly their unmanned aerial vehicles over populated areas and at night, without having to get … Continue reading

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Use drones to deliver organs for transplant? Baltimore surgeon says it would save precious time, money

At a Southern Maryland airfield, Dr. Joseph Scalea watched a drone carrying a kidney in a cardboard cooler fly 3 miles. The test flight, repeated 14 times, was the culmination of three years’ work by the University of Maryland Medical … Continue reading

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