Secret Service To Fly Drones Over Washington, D.C. : The Two-Way : NPR

February 25, 2015 Uncategorized

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Secret Service To Fly Drones Over Washington, D.C. Secret Service officers search the White House grounds on Jan. 26 after an unmanned aerial drone was found there during the middle of the night.   Susan Walsh/AP Secret Service officers search the White House grounds on Jan. 26 after an unmanned aerial drone was found there […]

​FAA eases barrier to commercial drone use – CNET

February 4, 2015 News

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The US regulator grants another exemption to its ban on commercial drone use — this time to oil refineries for monitoring flare stacks. The DJI S1000+ octocopter drone can carry a high-end SLR for photo or video capture. The FAA has granted exemptions to some drone companies, letting them use DJI products in their commercial […]

Obama’s Speech on Drone Policy – NYTimes.com

February 2, 2015 News

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Following is a transcript of President Obama’s speech on U.S. drone and counterterror policy, as provided by the White House:   PRESIDENT OBAMA:  Good afternoon, everybody.  Please be seated. It is a great honor to return to the National Defense University.  Here, at Fort McNair, Americans have served in uniform since 1791 — standing guard […]

The best drones to fly in 2015 | Techradar India

February 2, 2015 Reviews

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DJI Inspire 1 Not content with having cornered the consumer drone market – and every news bulletin – with its amazing Phantom 2 Vision+, DJI has now launched a stunning mid-range drone aimed at prosumers. Like the Phantom, the new Inspire 1 is ready to fly straight out of the box using an iPad or […]

DJI Tackles Security Fears Amid Booming Market – NBC News.com

February 2, 2015 News

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SHENZHEN, China — Fans at the Super Bowl could be forgiven the occasional glance skywards to check for swarms of drones sweeping in like helicopters from the movie “Apocalypse Now.” Such was the tone of paranoia in an urgent and much-ridiculed Federal Aviation Authority public service video on the eve of the game. “Don’t spoil […]

What to do about drones – CNN.com

February 2, 2015 News

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Story highlights The crash of a small drone on White House grounds made headlines recently Mary “Missy” Cummings: FAA must outline clear regulations on drones Last year, for example, the Federal Aviation Administration fined a man for crashing a drone in Manhattan, narrowly missing pedestrians. Also in 2014, the National Park Service banned the use […]

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