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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. Fri, 07/31/2015 - 5:00pm
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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. Fri, 07/31/2015 - 8:08am
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. Tue, 05/27/2014 - 6:32pm
Drone used to estimate size of NC coal ash spill
A team of academic researchers equipped with a drone estimate that about 35 million gallons of coal ash and contaminated wastewater spilled into the Dan River earlier this month. Tue, 02/25/2014 - 1:45pm
Brunswick County Sheriff supports law enforcement use of drones
The use of unmanned drones has raised privacy and safety concerns across the country. But the controversial aircraft could also be a useful tool for law enforcement one a local sheriff would like state lawmakers to consider. Tue, 02/18/2014 - 10:25pm