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Amazon One Step Closer To Launching Drone Delivery Service

Amazon is one step closer to launching its drone delivery service. The Federal Aviation Administration recently approved the retail company to fly its unmanned aircraft on a trial basis.

03/22/2015

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Close Calls Between Drones And Planes Have FAA Concerned

Dangerously close. Days after new rules are proposed for drones to fly in the U.S., pilots are scared it’s a collision waiting to happen. The FAA is reporting more and more near-misses in the skies.

02/27/2015

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FAA Could Allow Commercial Drone Use In US

New technology may soon be taking to the skies. The FAA has released proposed requirements that could allow commercial drone use in the US.

02/16/2015

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Many Consider Police Drone Use An Invasion Of Privacy

Police are increasingly using drones in high risk situations but some fear a loss of privacy and say law enforcement is going too far.

08/25/2014

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Smithsonian To Fly Drones For ‘Future’ Festival

Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos is getting some competition from the Smithsonian Institution in testing personal delivery drones for the future.

05/14/2014

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Nationals In Hot Water Over Drones At Spring Training

A small, four-rotor drone hovered over Washington Nationals players for a few days during spring training in Florida last month, taking publicity photos impossible for a human photographer to capture. But no one got the Federal Aviation Administration’s permission first.

03/17/2014

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Amazon Sees Delivery Drones As Future

Many of you are going online for Cyber Monday deals. In the future, you could have those purchases in minutes… using drones. It’s part of an ambitious new plan from Amazon.

12/02/2013

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Md., Va., N.J. Support Applications To Test Drones

The governors of Maryland, Virginia and New Jersey have thrown their support behind three universities’ applications to collaborate on a test site for drones.

09/27/2013

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Eye Of The Storm: NASA Drones Dive Into Hurricanes In Search Of Secrets

Drones built for surveillance are being converted into hurricane hunters. It’s a NASA program operating south of Ocean City.

09/12/2013

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Some Worried ‘Eyes In The Sky’ See More Than They’re Supposed To

Drones can be used for more than military maneuvers to fight terrorists abroad. Now police, the weather service and even private businesses are exploring the use of drones right here in the United States. But could these “eyes in the sky” see more than they’re supposed to?

02/11/2013

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Recent Crash Raises Questions About Drone Safety

An unmanned aircraft crashed into the Eastern Shore. As the wreckage is cleared, questions are being raised about the safety of drones.

06/12/2012

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