Senate debates contentious provision

Senate debates contentious provision

Senate debates contentious provision against state drone laws WASHINGTON – The Senate is debating contentious legislation aimed at preventing states and cities from adopting drone laws amid an ongoing battle pitting the federal government and drone industry against local lawmakers. The bill provoked a fight because dozens of states adopted laws on subjects such as banning weapons on remote-controlled aircraft or requiring police to issue a warrant to use drones […]

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Incredible Video Footage of London via Drone

Incredible Video Footage of London via Drone

Stunning drone footage shot over London has sparked an angry row after the pilot was accused of “breaking every rule in the book”. The incredible video, filmed high above the streets of London, captures some of the capital’s iconic landmarks like never before. The drone hovers above Trafalgar Square, Piccadilly Circus and Tower Bridge as well as coming close to flying over Buckingham Palace. At one point the footage shows […]

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Shooting A Drone Is A Federal Crime

Shooting A Drone Is A Federal Crime

In the wake of the latest drone shooting, this time in Norfork, Ark. , many in the drone community have been wondering whether unmanned aircraft were federally protected from criminal destruction just like manned aircraft. Since the FAA considers drones to be aircraft, it makes sense that they would have the same federal protections as manned aircraft since the FAA holds their operation to many of the same standards. But […]

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