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Oyster Bay Town Board to vote on drone use over land

The Oyster Bay Town Board plans to vote today on an ordinance regulating the operation of unmanned aerial vehicles — drones — over town-owned property. The board postponed a vote in July after a public hearing in which several operators, … Continue reading

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Drones are used for everything from saving lives to land surveying, but training lags behind

The distress call went out at 4:15 p.m. Two hikers and a dog got lost in the woods after mistakenly straying from a trail near Devil’s Head, a mountain summit in the Rampart Range 40 miles south of Denver. Just … 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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Deadwood ‘drone no-fly zone’ faces headwinds

As this Northern Hills tourist town considers establishing a “drone no-fly zone” over its historic downtown, some drone proponents contend that Federal Aviation Administration regulations will ground the ordinance before it ever takes flight. But the city’s police chief, who … Continue reading

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