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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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Amateur drone operators soon could face high-tech barriers

Something weird happened to Duncan Sinfield’s drone shortly after he was told by a security guard to stop flying over a tech company’s campus in the heart of Silicon Valley. It flew off, defying attempts to control it, and headed … Continue reading

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FAA: Half Million Drones of Hobbyists Registered in 8 Months

The FAA announced Tuesday that more than a half million drones have been registered by hobbyists with its agency in the past eight month, according to its administrator speaking at a White House gathering. Michael Huerta, administrator for the Federal … Continue reading

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