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FAA OKs Long-Range Drone Flights Over Populated Areas By State Farm To Assess Florence Damage

Federal regulators have granted the insurer State Farm permission to fly drones over populated areas in four states and beyond the drone operators’ line of sight to survey damage from Hurricane Florence, in a step toward more widespread use of … Continue reading

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‘Never, ever try to shoot at a drone.’ Neighborhoods buzz with complaints over pesky drones

Neighborhood message boards are buzzing with complaints that drones, more popular than ever for work and play, just won’t back off. Users here of the local social network Nextdoor for months have been stewing about these small, flying vehicles, which … Continue reading

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Two Near-Misses at Ports of Jersey Airport Spark Concern About Drone Laws

Two near-misses between recreational drones and commercial aircraft descending at the Ports of Jersey Airport in the Channel Islands have sparked renewed concerns for regional drone laws and the potential for disaster, according to The Jersey Evening Post. Ports of … Continue reading

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Vicksburg Police Department Receives FAA Authorization to Use Drones

Police departments across the country are increasingly looking toward unmanned aerial vehicles as logical, affordable tools to fight crime. According to The Vicksburg Post, the Vicksburg Police Department in Mississippi is no different, as Vicksburg’s Board of Mayor and Alderman … Continue reading

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