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Seeing Government Uses, Pennsylvania County Vies for Federal Drone Project

(TNS) — With the speed of technology providing challenges to existing laws, the federal government is trying to get a handle on how to regulate the burgeoning billion-dollar drone industry. Berks County Commissioners Chairman Christian Y. Leinbach is pushing for local government entities and businesses in the region to play a part of helping decide how unmanned aircraft systems, known as UAS, will be used and overseen across the country. U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine L. Chao announced in October the details of the federal government’s UAS Integration Pilot Program,…

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India drone imports set it apart as the worlds leader

While the government is slow to accept them, India drone imports outpace any other country in the world The The Economic Times reports today that India drone imports put it at 22.5% of global drone imports.  While the government regulators move at a snails pace the Times reports: “With 22.5 per cent the world’s unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) imports, between 1985 and 2014, India ranks first among drone-importing nations, followed by United Kingdom and France. UAVs, or drones as they are commonly known, are pilotless aerial vehicles used for reconnaissance,…

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