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