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U.S. and Canada Talk ‘No Drone Zones’

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U.S. and Canada Talk ‘No Drone Zones’ “Know Before You Fly” to avoid fines and other consequences of reckless or illegal drone operation. Article Source: AG Web While excitement continues to brew over drone technology in agriculture (by some accounts, it will be worth more than $4 billion by 2022), safety and legality remain priorities for those involved. In the…

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MOTA Joins Know Before You Fly

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MOTA Joins Know Before You Fly User Outreach Campaign Promotes Drone Safety MOTA has joined the Know Before You Fly campaign promoting the safe and responsible use of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS). Know Before You Fly was founded by the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International and the Academy of Model Aeronautics, in partnership with the Federal Aviation Administration to…

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Drone Standards Guide

Read Before Flight: Drone Standards Guide By: Nicholas Damron Read Before Flight is a Drone Standards Guide that will advise readers how to safely organize and standardize any size of unmanned system training and operation. It is a compilation of lessons learned, community standards, Federal Aviation regulations and principles, and military experiences applied to the growing commercial market. The principles outlined…

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Before flying your new drone

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6 things you need to know before flying your new drone Article Source: Mashable Santa just got you your very own drone and you’re going to become the coolest person in your group of friends! That’s awesome, but before you take your drone up into the sky, there are a few things you should do and know about flying drones….

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Stay off the Naughty List

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Stay off the Naughty List: “Know Before You Fly”  UAS Users to Fly Responsibly this Holiday Season: Awareness Campaign Urges UAS Newcomers to Adhere to Safety Guidelines   WASHINGTON — With drones on the top of many holiday wish lists, Know Before You Fly today reminded consumers about what they need to know before taking to the skies. To stay off Santa’s…

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Your Kid Just Got a Drone. Should You Get Drone Insurance?

Thousands of novice pilots will be unwrapping drones for Christmas, and some are going to crash and burn. Should they invest in drone insurance? The next wave of hobby drones will be wrapped in boxes underneath Christmas trees before they fill the skies. If industry sales projections come true, the holiday season will put tens of thousands of relative novices at the controls…

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Bay Area Drone Film Festival

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Bay Area Drone Film Festival to Promote Safe and Responsible Flying SAN FRANCISCO and ARLINGTON, Va. – Drone enthusiasts and videographers are invited to help promote the safe and responsible use of unmanned aircraft systems by competing in the Bay Area Drone Film Festival to create videos for the Know Before You Fly education campaign. The Bay Area Drone Film…

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DJI Expands Commitment to Know Before You Fly

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DJI Expands Commitment to Know Before You Fly Ahead of Holiday Season WASHINGTON — DJI, the world’s largest drone manufacturer and a supporter of Know Before You Fly, will begin distribution of a new, co-branded safety brochure for all its U.S.-bound unmanned aircraft systems ahead of the 2015 holiday season. The brochure is expected to start appearing inside the packaging…

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DIA takes aim at drone use around airport

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DIA takes aim at drone use around airport Regional partnership will work to develop policies, enforcement related to unmanned aircraft Article Source: Alicia Wallace via The Denver Post Unauthorized drones have been spotted on or near Denver International Airport seven times since June 19, flying as high as 3,660 feet and, in one instance, flying within 500 feet of an…

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