Operation of unmanned aircraft systems prohibited: Delhi Police

Operation of unmanned aircraft systems prohibited: Delhi Police

by New Delhi: Amid fears that drones could be used to stage a terrorist attack, Delhi Police on Thursday issued a notification saying operation of any unmanned aircraft systems by public is prohibited and anybody violating it will be strictly dealt with. The decision is being seen as a preemptive move ahead of the upcoming Independence Day celebrations. “General Public is hereby informed that as per orders of Director General, […]

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Drone supporters say ban around Georgia Capitol goes too far

Drone supporters say ban around Georgia Capitol goes too far

by atlanta pc 426 aerial lg By Kathleen Foody Associated Press ATLANTA — Drone enthusiasts are calling a ban on the unmanned vehicles within five miles of Georgia’s Capitol an overreach of authority by state officials, while agency officials argue the change is necessary and follows federal guidelines. It’s the latest clash between supporters of the technology and government officials balancing their desire to encourage high-tech research and development with […]

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Farmers eager for drones, but most can’t legally fly them

Farmers eager for drones, but most can’t legally fly them

by BY MARY CLARE JALONICK Associated Press CORDOVA, MD. Mike Geske wants a drone. Watching a flying demonstration on Maryland’s Eastern Shore, the Missouri farmer envisions using an unmanned aerial vehicle to monitor the irrigation pipes on his farm — a job he now pays three men to do. “The savings on labor and fuel would just be phenomenal,” Geske says, watching as a small white drone hovers over a […]

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