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Confusing state, local regulations threaten drone industry

This spring, Disney received a patent for a “paintcopter,” a drone that can paint buildings and rides. Earlier this year, a drone delivered a kidney for transplant for the first time ever. In March, a pioneering drone program began delivering … Continue reading

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Use of drones is increasing with more drones in Michigan than registered piloted aircraft

When the US Farathane production facility in Auburn Hills caught fire in February, the Rochester Fire Department used their aerial drone to lend a hand. The drone was able to spot areas of the fire for firefighters to focus on, … Continue reading

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Is That Right? Do you need a license to fly a drone at home?

Drones, the common name for unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV), are increasingly filling our skies. As Washington begins to tighten the rules about operating drones, many people remain confused about the current rules, particularly over the question of when you need … Continue reading

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Need to register your drone? Watch out for scams! Use FAA’s Drone Zone instead

Need to register your drone? The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) warns you to watch out for drone registration scams, where people are offering help to register your unmanned aerial vehicle. Drone registration only costs $5 and can be completed on … Continue reading

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