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Illegal Drone Use Over New York City is Steeply Rising

When New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo vowed to establish the state’s first drone-testing corridor, this is probably not what he had in mind. New York City has seen an increase in illegal drone use of 68 percent from the first … Continue reading

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The FAA Hasn’t Been Enforcing Unlicensed Drone Piloting Penalties

When the Federal Aviation Administration established a license requirement for commercial drone pilots in 2016, it seemed as though any breach of that law would be met with swift punishment or penalty. According to federal Freedom of Information Act documents … Continue reading

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New Jersey outlaws drunken droning

New Jersey residents who fly recreational drones while drunk or high soon will run the risk of getting locked up for six months and being charged a $1,000 fine if caught by law enforcement. Before leaving office last month, Republican … Continue reading

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Drone Nearly Collides with Passenger Jet Near Las Vegas

A drone pilot appears to have flown an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) into the path of a passenger jet. Video of the incident first appeared in a Facebook group called 1% FPV, posted by a user called “James Jayo Older,” … Continue reading

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