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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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City of Raleigh Mulls Significant UAV Ban in Parks

The City of Raleigh, N.C., is considering new unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) rules that would drastically limit recreational operations in public parks. In a recent draft policy, the city’s Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources Department (PRCR) said although it recognizes … Continue reading

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As drone industry grows, a fight looms for control of the sky

When Jim Komsa launched his aerial photography business in 2013, using airplanes to shoot photos from the sky, he said there were only a handful of competitors in all of New Jersey. Now, there are dozens. Komsa, the co-owner of … Continue reading

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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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