Tag Archives: Drones And The Law


Driving out in the country these days is a bit like driving into the future, at least here in Manitoba. It seems that every second field has a small plane buzzing just above the treetops like a lot of oversized insects. Continue reading

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FAA plans new steps to speed up commercial drone use: sources

The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration plans to unveil new steps soon to make it easier for companies to use drone aircraft for specific business operations, according to people with knowledge of the matter. Continue reading

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Congress Wants to Know the FAA’s Plans for Commercial Drones

The FAA’s plans to release rules for using commercial drone rules has a lot of people wondering what the FAA is thinking, and now Congress would like to hear directly about what people can expect when the rules, due next September, arrive. Continue reading

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Can you shoot down a drone on your land? New incident raises self-defense questions

After a New Jersey man spotted his neighbor’s camera-equipped drone flying over his house this week, he fetched a shotgun and peppered the drone with holes, knocking it from the sky. Did he have a right to do so? Continue reading

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The Week In Drones: Drunk Drivers, Democracy, Volcanic Eruptions, And More

Here’s a roundup of the week’s top drone news: the military, commercial, non-profit, andrecreational applications of unmanned aircraft.. Continue reading

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