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FAA Can Regulate Small Drones: NTSB Reverses Judge’s Ruling

Overturning a federal judge’s ruling that the FAA was wrong to fine a man $10,000 for flying a small drone, the NTSB says the agency can regulate such drones as “aircraft.” Continue reading

Gov’t Board: Like A Drone, Your RC Aircraft is Regulated by Law, so Pay up

Man must pay $10,000 fine for using remote-controlled flying wing. Continue reading

NTSB Rules Drones Subject to FAA Rules

The National Transportation Safety Board upheld a Federal Aviation Administration fine against a man for operating a drone recklessly, ruling drones are aircraft and subject to existing FAA rules. Continue reading

Drones Aren’t Toys, U.K. Regulators Warn

Regulators and legislators worry that people buying drones, or those that get such remotely piloted aircraft as gifts, may simply be unaware of the responsibilities that come with operating the system. Continue reading

Drones ‘Being Used to Harass People’

Unmanned drones are “undoubtedly” being used to harass people and it is difficult catching those responsible, police tell a House of Lords committee. Continue reading

DARPA Wants to Turn Existing Planes into Drone Motherships

Seeks ways to launch, recover “volleys” of drones in flight. Continue reading

China Says It’s Developed A Laser To Bring Down Drones

The laser, China said, can destroy small-scale drones flying at a low altitude. The U.S. tested a similar system, last year. It put it aboard a ship in the Persian Gulf. Continue reading

Navigate a Drone too Close to a Stadium, Go to Jail

FAA prohibits pilots from flying under 3,000 feet and within three miles of stadiums. Continue reading

VIDEO: Drone Rules ‘Not Being Enforced’

Strict regulations will need to be introduced before large drones are allowed to appear in the UK’s skies, pilots association Balpa has said. Continue reading

Rogue Albanian Drone Flies Over Serbian Soccer Stadium, Canceling Match

Political tension over Kosovo had led to away fans being banned already. Continue reading

Should Spy-planes Fight US Crime?

Hi-res surveillance system causes US controversy Continue reading

VIDEO: Racing Drones in the French Alps

BBC Click looks at some of the week’s technology highlights Continue reading

Weekly Innovation: This Drone Fits In Your Pocket

The AeriCam Anura pocket-sized quadcopter has a built-in camera and is one of the newest drones designed for personal use. But even as drones get smaller, safety and privacy concerns aren’t shrinking. Continue reading

A Military-Grade Drone That Can Be Printed Anywhere- 16 September 2014

16 September 2014- Wired A Military-Grade Drone That Can Be Printed Anywhere

Air Force Funds Pocket-sized Drone for Surveilling Tight Spaces- 17 September 2014

17 September 2014- Ars Technica Air Force funds pocket-sized drone for surveilling tight spaces

Now ISIS Has Drones?- 25 August 2014

25 August 2014- CNN Now ISIS has drones?

Hackers develop drone that can steal the info on your phone- 20 March 2014

20 March 2014- Sott.net Hackers develop drone that can steal the info on your phone

NASA’s Valkyrie robot is a 6-foot ‘superhero’ designed to save you from disasters- 11 December 2013

11 December 2013- The Verge NASA’s Valkyrie robot is a 6-foot ‘superhero’ designed to save you from disasters

Flying hacker contraption hunts other drones, turns them into zombies- 3 December 2013

3 December 2013 – Ars Technica Flying hacker contraption hunts other drones, turns them into zombies

Drones Outpacing Rules as Popularity Soars in New York – 3 August 2014

3 August 2014 by James Barron – “The New York Times” Drones Outpacing Rules as Popularity Soars in New York. New York City is experiencing a dramatic increase in drones in its airspace controlled by tech enthusiasts. This increase is … Continue reading