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Lady Gaga’s drone swarm highlights rising registration for unmanned aircraft

A synchronized swarm of 300 drones lighted up the night sky behind Lady Gaga, morphing into an American flag as she recited the Pledge of Allegiance. Sunday’s Super Bowl halftime light show — prerecorded to comply with prohibitions on flying … Continue reading

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Relaxing the rules on drones

FOR YEARS, the rules on unmanned aerial vehicles — also known as drones — have been irrational. Recreational drone users — ordinary people who buy quadcopters at Walmart and play around with them in their backyards — have been given … Continue reading

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Drone school to aid public agencies

Local public agencies and private entities are looking to take to the skies with the area’s first-ever drone school. The school started Monday and lasted for four days while teaching participants the necessary knowledge to pass the Federal Aviation Administration’s … Continue reading

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RI HOUSE PASSES BILL TO GIVE AIRPORT CORPORATION POWER TO REGULATE DRONES

The Rhode Island House has passed legislation giving the state, through the Rhode Island Airport Corporation, the exclusive legal authority to regulate the use of drones in Rhode Island. Sponsored by Rep. Stephen R. Ucci and cosponsored by Rep. Arthur … Continue reading

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