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Company to experiment with drones in federal pilot

With the prospect of Amazon and UPS drones dropping packages at your door and farmers surveying their fields from above, federal aviation officials are looking to experiment with looser airspace regulations. The state of Kansas and Black & Veatch are … Continue reading

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Sharing the sky with drones means close calls and worries for airplane pilots

The skies above Cincinnati, once the exclusive domain of the hollow-boned and beaked, have become increasingly crowded since the invention of air travel and the unmanned aerial vehicles known as drones. With so many coming and going among the clouds, … Continue reading

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Vicksburg Police Department Receives FAA Authorization to Use Drones

Police departments across the country are increasingly looking toward unmanned aerial vehicles as logical, affordable tools to fight crime. According to The Vicksburg Post, the Vicksburg Police Department in Mississippi is no different, as Vicksburg’s Board of Mayor and Alderman … Continue reading

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FAA Prohibits Drone Flights Above Federal Prisons, US Coast Guard Bases

Drones will be prohibited from flying over federal prisons and Coast Guard facilities under flight restrictions the Federal Aviation Administration announced Tuesday. Prison officials have long worried about people flying remote-controlled aircraft over prison yards to drop drugs, weapons or … Continue reading

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