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30 Laws in 30 Days: Misuse of drones won’t fly come July 1

At 15 years old, Fuhs had aspirations to work for the then-up-and-coming technology company GoPro. Positions with GoPro require a bachelor’s degree in graphic design and seven years of working experience in a field using filmmaking and graphic design. Rather than waiting to get his degree and then getting work experience, he decided to get ahead on his resume by starting his own company. Now 20, Fuhs of Washington, Indiana, first discovered the use of drones for photography when he was watching a GoPro video. “I saw them do this…

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Drone Usage in Public Drones In The News Top Drone News Stories 

Flyers beware: Councils clamp down on use of drones and model planes in public places

A growing number of councils and local government departments are introducing by-laws to restrict where drones can be flown. Soon councils along the 70-kilometre stretch of Adelaide’s coastline — from Outer Harbor to Sellick Beach — will have uniform restrictions. City of Port Adelaide Enfield, City of Onkaparinga and City of Holdfast Bay councils already have by-laws restricting drone usage, with the City of West Torrens about to introduce its own. Specialist local government by-laws lawyer Cimon Burke said the laws were being put in place to ensure all residents…

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Shooting Drones Drones In The News Top Drone News Stories 

Shooting drones out of the sky

Legislation making its way through the Oklahoma state legislature aims to allow property owners to lawfully shoot down a drone trespassing over their property. But that could put the state on a collision course with the federal government. The bill, S.B. 660, would allow the destruction of a drone flying over someone’s private property. After passing the Judiciary Committee by an 11-0 vote on Feb. 21, the Senate floor version of the bill reads: “Any person owning or controlling real estate or other premises who voluntarily damages or destroys a…

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7 Ways to Ensure That You're Flying Drones Responsibly and Following Drone Regulations Top Drone News Stories 

7 ways to ensure you’re flying drones responsibly

7 ways to ensure you’re flying drones responsibly Are you keeping within the rules when flying your drone? Have you taken all the important measures to ensure safety of both yourself and others? Find out here… In light of the popularity of new NATS app, Drone Assist, we take a further look at the issue and provide you with a checklist of the 7 things you must ensure that you’re flying safely… Drones are changing the paradigm of aviation. Gone are the hours of flying lessons, certifications and the high…

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An interview with CASA Australia – Drones are flying high

CASA Australia took time to answer our questions on drone regulations and innovation in the country As part of our effort to capture the current state of global drone regulations we are reaching out to aviation authorities in as many countries as possible.  Here is our chat with CASA Australia. Q. Peter, where can the average Australian citizen look on the web to find the current regulations on drone use for hobbyist or commercial operators? CASA has extensive information on its web site for recreational drone flyers and commercial operators….

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Singapore Drones – New safety bill passed through Parliament

After much debate, a Singapore drones bill passed through Parliament The Unmanned Aircraft (Public Safety and Security) Bill passed through the Parliament of Singapore following discussions of security.  Ultimately the economic opportunities were clear and they were balanced in terms of clear penalties to those that violate the bill. The bill, Singapore – Unmanned Aircraft (Public Safety and Security) Bill 13-2015, is attached for those interested in viewing it.  Fines range from up to $20,000 and/or 12 months of imprisonment for those violating video and photo laws up to $100,000 and/or 5…

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Europe aviation safety agency sets out drone proposals

skeeze / Pixabay Governments across the globe are struggling to determine how much, or how little, regulation is needed.  Drone proposals from in the European Union are being considered.  Read the article below, originally published on Reuters. “(Reuters) – Three categories of civil drone should be created to regulate unmanned aerial vehicles now used in everything from filming to farming and parcel deliveries, Europe’s aviation safety body has proposed. The proposals would allow the new industry to grow whilst at the same time protecting people and goods, the European Aviation…

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