Drone

File photo of a drone. (credit: Robert MacPherson/AFP/Getty Images)

Va.-Based Law Firm Launches Drone Practice

A Virginia-based law firm is helping clients deal with regulations relating to commercial unmanned aircraft systems commonly known as drones.

11/13/2014

(Photo from Charlottesville Police)

Hannah Graham Search One of Largest in Commonwealth History, Authorities Say

The search for missing University of Virginia student Hannah Graham has spanned for almost three weeks and across the state, but there’s still no sign of the 18-year-old.

10/01/2014

The government is getting near-daily reports — and sometimes two or three a day — of drones flying near airplanes and helicopters or close to airports without permission, federal and industry officials tell The Associated Press. It's a sharp increase from just two years ago when such reports were still unusual. (credit: Robert MacPherson/AFP/Getty Images)

Congressman Uses Drone to Tape Wedding; FAA Investigating

The FAA is investigating whether a video of a congressman’s wedding last month violated the agency’s ban on drone flights for commercial purposes.

07/17/2014

Amazon.com (Photo credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Amazon Asks FAA for Permission to Fly Drones

Amazon is officially asking the Federal Aviation Administration for permission to use drones as part of its plan to deliver packages to customers in 30 minutes or less.

07/11/2014

The U.S military says it is developing a laser that can be used to blind and shoot enemy drones from ground vehicles, adding to their anti-drone laser technology already crafted for ships. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

US Military Developing Anti-Drone Lasers For Ground Vehicles

The U.S military says it is developing a laser that can be used to blind and shoot enemy drones from ground vehicles, adding to their anti-drone laser technology already crafted for ships.

06/12/2014

An image captured by a McEnearney Associates drone shows the aerial view of a house for sale on Bradley Boulevard in Bethesda. (credit: McEnearney Associates/John Domen All-News 99.1 WNEW)

Drones Giving Real Estate Industry an Aerial Advantage

Real estate companies are beginning to use Unmanned Aircraft Systems, better known as drones, to provide bird’s-eye views of properties with a quick fly-by.

05/27/2014

The government is getting near-daily reports — and sometimes two or three a day — of drones flying near airplanes and helicopters or close to airports without permission, federal and industry officials tell The Associated Press. It's a sharp increase from just two years ago when such reports were still unusual. (credit: Robert MacPherson/AFP/Getty Images)

Smithsonian To Fly Drones, Human Jetpack Near National Mall

Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos is getting some competition from the Smithsonian Institution in testing personal delivery drones for the future.

05/14/2014

Shiite Muslims display a model of an American drone in the Yemeni capital Sanaa on April 19, 2014. (MOHAMMED HUWAIS/AFP/Getty Images)

Drone Strike In Yemen Kills 9 Al Qaida Members

Witness says an American UAV struck a white SUV carrying militants.

04/19/2014

The RQ-180 drone under development could enter military service in 2015. (Credit: Aviation Week)

Suit Over Deadly Drone Strikes Is Tossed By Judge

A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit against Obama administration officials for the 2011 drone-strike killings of three U.S. citizens in Yemen, including an al-Qaida cleric.

04/05/2014

File photo of a drone. (credit: Robert MacPherson/AFP/Getty Images)

Judge Dismisses FAA’s Only Fine Against Commercial Drone User

A federal judge has dismissed the Federal Aviation Administration’s only fine against a commercial drone user on the grounds that the small drone was no different than a model aircraft, a decision that appears to undermine the agency’s power to keep a burgeoning civilian drone industry out of the skies.

03/07/2014

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