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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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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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Navy’s Unmanned Drone Flies Into History

Taking off from a military base in Maryland, an unmanned drone flies into history.

07/11/2013

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

Navy Completes 1st Unmanned Carrier Landing

The Navy successfully landed a drone the size of a fighter jet aboard an aircraft carrier for the first time Wednesday, showcasing the military’s capability to have a computer program perform one of the most difficult tasks that a pilot is asked to do.

07/10/2013

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