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Japan outlaws flying drones while drunk

Operating a drone in Japan while drunk could lead to a year in prison thanks to new legislation. The law, passed by the country’s parliament this week, seeks to rein in growing use of the unmanned aerial vehicles. Those found … Continue reading

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California Biologists Deploy Drones to Battle Ravens Slaying Baby Tortoises

A team of biologists, computer experts, and certified drone operators are using unmanned aerial vehicles to quell a surging raven population in Southern California’s Mojave Desert. The ravens have waged an inter-species battle with desert tortoises, particularly their young. Since … Continue reading

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What to know about operating a drone in Washington state parks

A trip up to Rattlesnake Ledge recently was pretty generic. The trail was crowded. And at the top, that crowd gathered for the view over Iron Horse State Park with miles of trees off into the horizon. Then it happened. … Continue reading

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Use of drones is increasing with more drones in Michigan than registered piloted aircraft

When the US Farathane production facility in Auburn Hills caught fire in February, the Rochester Fire Department used their aerial drone to lend a hand. The drone was able to spot areas of the fire for firefighters to focus on, … Continue reading

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