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New Drone Ban Over Major Landmarks

Drone Ban Over Major LandmarksMike Stewart/AP

FAA Announces A Drone Ban Over Major Landmarks In The United States The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) addresses concerns regarding unauthorized drone operations over 10 Department of Interior (DOI) sites by issuing new drone restrictions. After requests from the U.S. National Security and Law Enforcement Agencies, the FAA is using its existing authority under Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations…

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Cybersecurity Concerns Ground DJI Drones

Cybersecurity Concerns Ground DJI DronesDealerscope

Cybersecurity Concerns Ground DJI Drones In a memo obtained by sUAS News, the U.S. Army has ordered all units to discontinue their use of DJI built drones and other equipment. According to the memo, the U.S. Army Research Lab and U.S. Navy found that there are “operational risks” associated with the Chinese manufacturers equipment. The decision was apparently made in reference…

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Commercial UAS operators rally in Southern California

Commercial UAS operators rally in Southern California

Commercial UAS operators rally in Southern California in response to proposed drone ban At the March 7 City Council meeting in Laguna Beach, Calif. a proposed addition to the Laguna Beach Municipal Code was introduced that would ban drone flights over numerous areas of the city including several popular beaches. Chapter 7.80 “Regulation of Unmanned Aircraft” would also require any…

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Import Ban On Drones

UAE Could Implement Import Ban On Drones

UAE Could Implement Import Ban On Drones UAE’s General Civil Aviation Authority could soon implement more drone limits in the country. Recent reports suggest that the agency is currently working on a new set of drone standards to better control drone operations. With that, the import of unmanned aerial vehicles that don’t meet the country’s standards could also be blocked….

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Sweden places ban on flying camera drones

Sweden places ban on flying camera drones without surveillance permits

Sweden places ban on flying camera drones without surveillance permits Swedes are not happy Article Source: The Verge Author: Zoya Teirstein The Supreme Administrative Court of Sweden just ruled that camera drones qualify as surveillance cameras and require a permit under Sweden’s camera surveillance laws. The ruling requires owners to cough up a sizable fee in order to get their equipment off…

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Drones banned from airspace over Fort McMurray

No Drone Zone

Drones banned from airspace over Fort McMurray Article Source: Julia Parrish, via CTV Edmonton Photo Credit: FAA Officials with the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo said Sunday that the use of unmanned air vehicles (UAV), or drones, over Fort McMurray and in the area of the airport is prohibited. The municipality said use of UAVs over Fort McMurray, and within five miles…

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Manchester Council Tables Ordinance

Manchester Council Tables Ordinance Banning Drone Flights Concerns about safety and privacy issues prompted initial discussions. MANCHESTER, NJ — A proposed ordinance that would have banned the use of drone aircraft in Manchester Township has been tabled for revisions. Manchester Mayor Kenneth Palmer said the ordinance, which was up for a final reading Monday night, was set aside for revisions…

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Great Neck Estates law bans drones

Great Neck Estates law bans drones and model planes As more drones take to the skies, the village of Great Neck Estates has declared itself a no-drone zone, surpassing restrictions other Long Island municipalities have implemented. The trustees recently unanimously adopted a local law prohibiting all unmanned aircraft “at any outdoor location in or over the village,” encompassing both drones…

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