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Police to be given powers to ground drones in UK crackdown

The government is planning to create a raft of new police powers as part of a crackdown on the civilian use of drones, the Department for Transport has announced. The new drone bill to be published in 2018 will allow … Continue reading

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Proposed drone ordinance still up in the air

Last Tuesday afternoon, Rio Rancho’s governing body proposed adding a drone ordinance to several existing city ordinances in the hopes of suppressing anyone using the flying machines as a weapon and harassment device. This issue comes up as a result … Continue reading

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Congress Poised to Restore Drone Registration Tossed by Court

The government’s registration system for owners of civilian drones would be restored in a defense policy bill agreed to by House and Senate negotiators. The measure boosting aviation regulators’ ability to regulate the burgeoning world of small unmanned vehicles was contained in … Continue reading

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CNN Receives First FAA Waiver to Fly Drones Over Crowds

CNN received the Federal Aviation Administration’s first waiver allowing drone flights above crowds. The milestone approval opens the door for other unmanned aerial vehicle pilots to find new uses for their aircraft—from sporting events to news coverage. The latter doubtlessly CNN’s intention … Continue reading

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