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Hearing focuses on evolving drone technology

… Missouri Sen. Roy Blunt chaired a hearing in Washington Tuesday to sort out some of the issues of an industry that had a $40 million economic footprint in the United States in 2012 and projects to exceed a $31 … Continue reading

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Police using ‘drone killers’ to disable flying devices in emergency situations

Drones have been used for a lot more than making videos and delivering pizzas. They have dropped drugs into prison yards, scouted out illegal border crossings and grounded lifesaving efforts by accidentally wandering into the flight paths of firefighting aircraft. … Continue reading

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FAA Issues Refresher on Flying Drones Commercially

Today, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) released a refresher on its Part 107 rules for small unmanned aircraft system (UAS) operations, covering commercial and government uses for drones weighing less than 55 pounds. If you’re looking to brush up on … Continue reading

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Amazon, Google, Others Are Developing Private Air-Traffic Control for Drones

The commercial drone industry wants to create a privately funded and operated air-traffic control network, separate from the current federal system, to enable widespread operations at low altitudes … https://www.wsj.com/articles/amazon-google-others-are-developing-private-air-traffic-control-for-drones-1520622925 The Wall Street Journal | March 9, 2018

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