Drones In The News 

Legal experts question FAA’s authority to ground drone website

Lawmakers across the globe are struggling.  Drone technology, often maligned and misunderstood, is something that they want to put legal limits upon but how much, or how little, makes sense? In our opinion the FAA, in the example below, has overstepped their bounds.  Drones/uavs are a valuable technology that can greatly benefit society.  Like any technology, there are positive and negative uses, but the vast majority of uses are positive (or at least neutral). Steve Girard’s efforts to create a part-time source of income, using his DJI Phantom for aerial photography,…

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NASA to create drone air traffic control system

Originally published on RedOrbit. NASA to create drone air traffic control system ahundt / Pixabay “In light of the US Federal Aviation Administration’s recent ruling that drone operators must make sure that their aircraft remain in their line of sight at all times, NASA and several other groups are working on an drone air traffic control system for unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). Droning on and on… According to Gizmodo, one of the aerospace companies working with NASA, Exelis, plans to unveil its solution to the problem later on this month. Under their system, remote drones could be…

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Close Calls Between Drones And Planes Have FAA Concerned

Close Calls Between Drones And Planes succo / Pixabay Originally published by CBS Baltimore. “BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Dangerously close. Days after new rules are proposed for drones to fly in the U.S., pilots are scared it’s a collision waiting to happen. The FAA is reporting more and more near-misses in the skies. These drones are generally pretty easy to get and relatively easy to use. They are becoming so common, officials worry it’s a just matter of time before one collides with a real aircraft. Every day, the FAA says…

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