Small Drones Deserve Sensible Regulation

Sensible regulation of small drones would foster innovation and protect privacy By Paul Voss It’s no secret that the United States may be losing its edge in civilian aviation. Nowhere is this more apparent than with small unmanned aircraft, those tiny flying robots that promise to transform agriculture, forestry, pipeline monitoring, filmmaking, and more. While […]

FAA grounds state agency’s toy helicopter

by Associated Press Published: March 19,2013 BILOXI — A toy helicopter the Mississippi Department of Marine Resources planned to use to fly over marshland to monitor invasive species has been grounded. The Federal Aviation Administration said its regulations for a toy helicopter under such circumstances are the same as those for a military predator drone. […]