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FAA's new Remote ID requirements act as 'license plate for drones'

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) releases its new drone regulations: Remote ID acts as a 'license plate for drones'.

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Recreational drone literally pokes UK toddler's eye out

A boy in the UK has lost his eye after a terrible collision with an unmanned aerial vehicle.

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FAA wants all drones over 250 grams registered with the government

Drone registration strikes again, with the FAA recommending all drones over 250 grams to be registered with the government.

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US Navy successfully refuels X-47B UAV in-flight, extending range

The flight range of the X-47B unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) has been extended following successful in-air refueling mission.

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US military wants dormant drones that can launch from ocean bottom

DARPA interested in developing drones that can be dormant on the ocean floor, and remotely activated to launch attacks.

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Future wars will likely heavily rely on drones, robots

Drones and robots will be heavily relied upon during future wars, as military technology advances.

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Ukrainian-Americans helping send drones, other supplies to battlefield

National governments may not be in a big hurry to send drones and other aid to the Ukrainian government, but private groups are offering support.

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Farmers hope to use drone flights to help survey land, maximize output

Farmers hope to enjoy great benefit from enjoying drone use.

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Drone makers, owners benefit from clarified FAA flying rules

Drone operators and manufacturers benefit by FAA's new rules system.

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Israel expects unmanned vehicles, robots to play bigger military role

The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) expects to see unmanned vehicles and robots have a more prominent role on the battlefield.

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3D Robotics wants to push drone research in the classroom

3D Robotics want to drive drone research in the classroom, helping create next generation of drone research.

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US Air Force steps up drone pilot recruitment to avoid pilot shortage

The US Air Force wants to avoid a potential drone pilot shortage, as US military conducts more surveillance and attack missions using UAVs.

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Drones getting smarter, and must be able to fly over cities safely

As interest in consumer drones continues to increase, flight safety must be increased.

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Report indicates US border drones are overly expensive, ineffective

Unmanned drone flights along the US-Mexico border cost too much and the program is being mismanaged, according to a recent Homeland Security report.

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FAA issues drone permits for real estate, agriculture commercial use

The FAA is under pressure to begin issuing flight regulations for consumer and commercial drone use, and today took a first step forward.

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Consumer drone market estimated to reach $1 billion by 2018

The consumer drone market is estimated to be worth $1 billion by 2018, as more first-time operators take to the skies.

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DARPA wants to develop agile UAV for use in urban environments

DARPA wants to develop drones that can be used for urban environments.

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Poll reveals most Americans doubtful of commercial drone use

Americans are skeptical about drones delivering packages, according to recent poll.

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Have a medical emergency? The ambulance drone could be there to help

If you have a medical emergency, an ambulance drone could be sent to help!

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US Army building airport at Fort Bliss just for drones

The Army will build a custom airport on Fort Bliss just for drones.

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US government expanding legal drone use, but progress not fast enough

The US government is expanding legal commercial drone flights, but lawmakers want to see expansion continue at faster rate.

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Real estate agents embracing drone flights to promote properties

Real estate agents finding drone flights able to highlight real estate properties, providing unique viewing angles.

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Sen. Feinstein wants drone legislation focused on drone safety

Sen. Diane Feinstein isn't a big fan of drones, and plans to introduce legislation focused on drone flight safety.

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Survey finds a lot of Americans want drones to deliver their packages

Seems like only a matter of time before drones are delivering packages to your door step.

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Security concerns above French nuclear site buzzed by unknown drones

A French nuclear site being buzzed by drones has led to increased security while officials try to determine the intent behind these mysterious flights.

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Rising number of incidents between drones and aircraft, FAA warns

The FAA outlined a growing number of incidents between drones and commercial aircraft.

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Report: GoPro planning to jump into the consumer drone market

Action HD camera GoPro plans to jump into the consumer drone market in the near future.

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Demand for drone pilots increasing, with salaries starting at $100K

The need for drone pilots is expected to boom as commercial interest increases, and starting salaries will also ramp up.

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Drone strikes racking up death toll of mistakenly identified targets

Drone strikes help keep US personnel safe, and launch attacks against specific targets, but cases of mistaken identity and collateral damage are racking up.

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Mini-drones increasing in popularity, as questions remain

The use of mini-drones helped an industry evolve into a booming market.

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Helicopter drones could one day be used to help fight wildfires

Lockheed Martin hopes to see its K-MAX helicopter drone help fight wildfires, shielding firefighters and pilots from harm.

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Pilots landing in New York report drones flying too close to airport

Three pilots flew near Kennedy Airport in New York City, according to pilots, an investigation is now underway.

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Department of Homeland Security uses drones to patrol US-Mexico border

Half of the expansive US-Mexico border is being protected by drones only.

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China develops anti-drone laser able to shoot down small drones

Researchers in China create new anti-drone laser able to destroy small drone aircraft.

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Drone use among farmers becoming popular, as private use increases

Farmers are going high-tech by using drones to conduct photographic analysis of their crops.

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Growing concern of emotional toll facing U.S. drone operators

Drone pilots can suffer PTSD and other mental health problems after prolonged missions to engage enemy targets overseas, study finds.

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Google Project Wing is testing delivery drones in Australia

The Google Project Wing effort has led the software company to develop and test drones that could be used to help deliver goods and provide emergency aid.

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Iran TV shows downed Israeli drone spying on nuclear facility

Iran TV showed still images of a reported Israeli spy drone that was shot down as it was flying towards a uranium enrichment facility south of Tehran.

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Patent application reveals Disney wants to use drones in its parks

Disney is the latest company that hopes the U.S. government allows commercial drone use in the United States, hoping to give customers a new experience.

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Iran claims it shot down Israeli spy drone flying in Iranian airspace

The Iranian Revolutionary Guard reportedly shot down an Israeli drone flying near the Natanz nuclear enrichment facility south of Tehran.

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Yellowstone Spring may have been damaged by banned drone

A Yellowstone visitor didn't follow the rules and crashed his drone into the Grand Prismatic Spring.

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Argument rages on regarding cost of border drones patrolling the skies

Outside of the Defense Department, the U.S. Customs and Border Protection has a growing UAV fleet aimed at surveillance operations.

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CybAero receives $100M contract for 70 UAV helicopters

Swedish company CybAero has inked a multi-year deal with a Chinese company, providing them with unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) helicopters.

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Drones banned in U.S. national parks because of safety, noise issues

The National Park Service has banned the use of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) inside parks it manages, citing safety and noise concerns.

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Drones in NYC soon? Mayor Bloomberg says 'get used to it'

Are UAV drones in NYC coming? Yes, they are, with Mayor Bloomberg saying 'get used to it'

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UK military use mini helicopters as unmanned aerial drones

UK military use tiny helicopters as UAVs.

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Rheinmetall use 50kW laser weapon, pew pew to the max

Frickin' laser beams to the extreme with Rheinmetall blasting out a 50kW laser weapon.

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Next-gen military drones to sport 'death-ray' laser

Look, up in the sky, it's a bird... it's a plane... no it's your tax dollars with a 'death-ray'-powe.

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