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DJI Comes up with a New Way to Identify Drone Owners

In an effort to allow U.S. authorities to identify drone owners, DJI has proposed an electronic identification framework for unmanned aircraft systems (UAS). Notably, the company says the system would also respect the privacy of operators. Last year, Congress directed … Continue reading

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FAA: Reports of drone encounters with aircraft on the rise

The Federal Aviation Administration said reports of possible drone encounters with aircraft and airports were on the rise in 2016. From February through September 2016 there were 1,274 reports of such encounters with drones, or unmanned aerial vehicles, a 46 … Continue reading

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WBRC FOX6 News first to use drones for news, weather, traffic coverage

February 6, 2017 – WBRC FOX6 News is the first local television station in Birmingham and the first station in the Raycom Media group to launch aerial news-gathering with an unmanned aircraft system (UAS). These unmanned aerial vehicles, more commonly … Continue reading

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Lady Gaga’s drone swarm highlights rising registration for unmanned aircraft

A synchronized swarm of 300 drones lighted up the night sky behind Lady Gaga, morphing into an American flag as she recited the Pledge of Allegiance. Sunday’s Super Bowl halftime light show — prerecorded to comply with prohibitions on flying … Continue reading

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