Michael Toscano

Drone Flying

FAA Receives Several Reports Of Drone Sightings Each Day

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.


Federal officials are acknowledging widespread drone access to U.S. skies faces significant hurdles and will take longer than Congress expected. (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Study: US Drone Industry To Create More Than 100,000 Jobs

A new trade group study finds that the drone industry is expected to create more than 100,000 new jobs.