Americas

Stores Must Stop Drone Sales at New Jersey Airport

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by At least two stores inside Newark Liberty International Airport are selling drones despite federal rules prohibiting flying them near airports. The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey said it will demand the stores stop selling drones “immediately.” “The Port…

FAA approves Duke Energy drone testing

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by By Dave Faherty CATAWBA COUNTY, N.C. — Duke Energy received Federal Aviation Administration approval to test drone technology at the Marshall Steam Station in Catawba County. Duke Energy said it could use drones to survey power lines, solar facilities and…

Downing drone at beach leads to jail

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by By Kristina Davis ENCINITAS — A confrontation over a drone flying above beachgoers ended with damaged equipment, a man behind bars and lingering questions over the line between public air space and personal space. Augustine Lehecka, a Carlsbad electronic engineer, said…

Drone racing like ‘a real-life video game’

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by By: Laurent Bastien Corbeil Forget package delivery. Drone owners have found a much more thrilling use for their radio-controlled flying machines: racing. The hobby has soared in popularity over the last few months, with a rapid rise in the number of…