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Appeals Court Strikes Down FAA Registry of Recreational Drones

Federal rules requiring owners to register recreational drones with the government are illegal, and only Congress can fix them, a federal appeals court has ruled. The Federal Aviation Administration issued rules in October 2015 requiring registration of drones — or … Continue reading

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Drone laws: New German rules aim to stop eye-in-the-sky snooping

Germany’s new drone rules have come into effect, setting limits on what people can do with their unmanned aerial vehicles in the country. According to the new regulations, if a drone weighs more than 2kg (4.4lb), its operator is supposed … Continue reading

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Drone racing league coming to Baltimore

Drones conduct surveillance and airstrikes, take pictures of crops and real estate, and soon may deliver Amazon orders and even pizza. It’s only natural that people already have begun racing them. Racing leagues have sprung up around the world, and … Continue reading

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Fruity Chutes Can Prevent Drone Destruction

The concept of rescuing an out-of-control drone before it crashes to the ground has still not penetrated far into the nascent unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) industry, but parachute manufacturer Fruity Chutes aims to change that. Unlike a helicopter, multi-rotor drones … Continue reading

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