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New policy: Military bases can shoot down trespassing drones

The Pentagon has signed off on a new policy that will allow military bases to shoot down private or commercial drones that are deemed a threat, Pentagon spokesman Navy Capt. Jeff Davis said Monday. The policy itself is classified and … Continue reading

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Devils Lake Airport one of 50 in nation chosen to be part of new drone program

Now that it should be easier to get authorization to fly drones in the region, progress may be swifter in coming. Devils Lake Airport has been selected along with 49 other airports around the country to participate in a program … Continue reading

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United Airlines pilot spots drone while landing at Newark airport

A United Airlines flight had a close call with a drone flying near Newark Liberty International Airport on Sunday, according to a report on NBCNewYork.com. The pilot of flight 135, a Boeing B767-400, arriving in New Jersey from Switzerland, saw … Continue reading

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New drone apps, technology create invisible fences

While it’s been nearly a year since the Federal Aviation Administration started issuing more licenses for civilian drone operations, technology is now trying to keep up with restrictions placed on the unmanned aerial vehicles. More and more systems are being … Continue reading

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