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Montgomery Co. Grounds Firefighters’ Plan To Use Drones

Drone debate. Montgomery County firefighters say the unmanned flying devices could help them save lives—but some county leaders say the benefits don’t outweigh privacy concerns.

09/23/2014

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FAA Cries Foul Over Nationals Drone Use For Aerial Spring Training Photos

The FAA is crying foul at a Major League Baseball team. The Washington Nationals used a drone to take pictures of the team during spring training. Problem is they didn’t get permission. And commercial drone use is banned.

03/17/2014

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University Of Md. Among Schools Developing Drone Concepts For Civilian Use

Maryland airspace may not be involved, but the state’s brain power definitely is. The FAA will include research at the University of Maryland into the job of integrating drone aircraft into civilian airspace.

01/02/2014

(Photo credit should read JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

University of Maryland Among Schools Collaborating On Drone Testing

Universities in Virginia, Maryland and New Jersey were among those selected Monday to collaborate on developing test sites for drones, a technology one U.S. senator compared to the development of the cell phone.

01/01/2014

(Photo credit should read JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Md. Bids To Become Testing Site For Unmanned Drones

Finding room in the sky for unmanned drones. It’s a technical challenge Maryland says it’s up to.

10/08/2013

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FAA Investigates After Drone Crashes In Virginia

The FAA is investigating after a drone crashed into a crowd in Virginia. Several spectators were injured and wondering why the unmanned aircraft was above them in the first place.

08/27/2013

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US Launches Drone From Aircraft Carrier

A drone the size of a fighter jet took off from the deck of an American aircraft carrier for the first time Tuesday in a test flight that could eventually open the way for the U.S. to launch unmanned aircraft from just about any place in the world.

05/15/2013

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