Tag Archives: Drone Operator

Don’t Harass Wildlife With Drones

On Sunday and Monday, Twitter was abuzz over a harrowing Russian video, obviously shot with a drone, that showed a mother bear and cub making their way across a steep, snowy ridge. As the drone films, the cub falls down … Continue reading

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Is That Right? Do you need a license to fly a drone at home?

Drones, the common name for unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV), are increasingly filling our skies. As Washington begins to tighten the rules about operating drones, many people remain confused about the current rules, particularly over the question of when you need … Continue reading

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Virgin Atlantic jet in ‘closest ever’ near-miss with drone on approach to Heathrow

Ten feet was all that separated a Virgin Atlantic jet from colliding with a high-flying drone in what is thought to have been the closest ever near-miss between one of the gadgets and a commercial airliner, a new report has … Continue reading

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Commercial Drone Test Flights Expected to Increase Following FAA Program Updates

Commercial drone operators around the country continue to test applications of unmanned aerial vehicles as part of the FAA’s Integration Pilot Program aimed at coming up with a regulatory framework for unmanned flights. For example, later today in Memphis, Tenn., … Continue reading

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