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Las Vegas ZIP code home to most registered drone hobbyists in US

A single ZIP code in Las Vegas — 89117 — holds the most registered hobbyist drone users in the country. Researchers at the Center for the Study of the Drone at Bard College combed through a database released by the … Continue reading

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Congress Poised to Restore Drone Registration Tossed by Court

The government’s registration system for owners of civilian drones would be restored in a defense policy bill agreed to by House and Senate negotiators. The measure boosting aviation regulators’ ability to regulate the burgeoning world of small unmanned vehicles was contained in … Continue reading

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Oregon man accused of shooting down $1,000 drone

A 33-year-old man faces accusations he shot down a $1,000 unmanned aerial vehicle Tuesday evening. The drone captured images of the shooter pointing a rifle just before the drone crashed to the ground, the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office said … … Continue reading

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Oyster Bay Town Board to vote on drone use over land

The Oyster Bay Town Board plans to vote today on an ordinance regulating the operation of unmanned aerial vehicles — drones — over town-owned property. The board postponed a vote in July after a public hearing in which several operators, … Continue reading

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