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Hartford, Conn., Wants Oversight of Police Drones, Other Tech

City leaders are reviewing a proposal that would outline new rules for agencies around surveillance methods, including unmanned aerial devices, license plate readers, body cameras and other tools … http://www.govtech.com/policy/Hartford-Conn-Wants-Oversight-of-Police-Drones-Other-Tech.html GovTech.com | Nov. 13, 2018

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Virgin Atlantic jet in ‘closest ever’ near-miss with drone on approach to Heathrow

Ten feet was all that separated a Virgin Atlantic jet from colliding with a high-flying drone in what is thought to have been the closest ever near-miss between one of the gadgets and a commercial airliner, a new report has … Continue reading

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Energy Industry also Faces Threats from Drones

The energy sector is subject to the potential harm caused by drones flying in minimally regulated, and often unmonitored airspace. The energy industry does not only have an impact on commerce but rather national security. An event, caused by a … Continue reading

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Even small drones, like a DJI Phantom, pose a risk to manned aircraft

Tests performed at the University of Dayton Research Institute’s Impact Physics Lab show that even the impact of a small drone, like a DJI Phantom can have severe consequences. The tests were designed to mimic a midair collision at 238 … Continue reading

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