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3 months ago
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Government forecast: 600K commercial drones within the year

Federal aviation officials estimate there will be 600,000 commercial drone aircraft operating in the U.S. within the year as the result of new safety rules that opened the skies to them on Monday.
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8 months ago
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Suspected drone strikes British Airways flight

A British Airways flight landed safety after a suspected drone hit the plane as it headed towards Heathrow Airport in London, the Metropolitan police said.
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9 months ago
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For first time, drone delivers package to residential area

A Nevada firm says one of its drones has successfully completed the first fully autonomous package delivery in a residential area in the U.S.
Crews search for downed drone in Pender County
11 months ago
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Crews search for downed drone in Pender County

A Pender County Emergency Manager has confirmed it was a drone that crews were looking for Friday night.
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12 months ago
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What you need to know if you’re getting a drone for the holidays

If you’re one of the 400,000 Americans getting a drone this holiday, wrapped up in that box are a few responsibilities you might not have realized.
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1 year ago
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Authorities: Sex offender flew drone with camera over fair

Authorities in North Carolina have arrested a registered sex offender accused of flying a drone with a camera attached over the State Fair.
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1 year ago
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Community reacts to drone regulations

Drones have become more and more popular for both commercial and recreational use. Now, the federal regulators want to require those with drones to register them.
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1 year ago
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FAA allows Surf City realtor to use drone technology

The FAA has given a Surf City realtor permission to use drone technology to help sell and lease homes.
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1 year ago
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Facebook ready to test giant drone for Internet service

Facebook says it will begin test flights later this year of a solar-powered drone with the wingspan of a Boeing 737, the next stage of its campaign to deliver Internet service to remote parts of the world.
Scientists to drop research drones into hurricanes
3 years ago
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Scientists to drop research drones into hurricanes

The point where the roiling ocean meets the fury of a hurricane's winds may hold the key to improving storm intensity forecasts - but it's nearly impossible for scientists to see.