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In this June 11, 2015 photo, a hexacopter drone is flown during a drone demonstration at a farm in Cordova, Md. (Alex Brandon/AP)

Close calls with drones spur federal registration of owners

WASHINGTON — Concerned about rising reports of close calls and safety risks…

 

Drones banned during Fleet Week; $10K penalty for violators

Due to the popularity of recreational drones, there will be a temporary…

 

San Francisco officials are currently exploring ways to implement drone technology into The City's safety and oversight operations. (S.F. Examiner illustration)

San Francisco may deploy drones for variety of uses

San Francisco’s government may put some eyes in the sky as city…

 

Police officers and fire officials inspect the remains of a drone that crashed into an empty section of seats at the U.S. Open tennis tournament in New York on Sept. 3. (Kathy Willens/AP)

Drones at stadiums: ‘scary’

Whether they’re crashing into the bleachers or simply hovering above stadiums to…

Police officers and fire officials inspect the remains of a drone that crashed into an empty section of seats at the U.S. Open tennis tournament in New York on Sept. 3. (Kathy Willens/AP)
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Drone on: US proposes rules for the era of drones

Drone on, the government says. Just not through the night sky. Or…

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AP Photo/Sang TanAn AeroVironment Shrike vertical take-off and landing small unmanned aircraft system is displayed at the AeroVironment stand during Farnborough International Air Show

Drones: Next big thing in aviation is small

The next big thing in aviation may be really small. With some…

AP Photo/Sang TanAn AeroVironment Shrike vertical take-off and landing small unmanned aircraft system is displayed at the AeroVironment stand during Farnborough International Air Show
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Amazon asks FAA for permission to fly drones

Amazon is asking the Federal Aviation Administration permission to use drones as…

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Google buys drone maker Titan Aerospace

Google has bought Titan Aerospace, a maker of solar-powered drones, saying it…

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Obama officials weigh drone attack on US suspect

The case of an American citizen and suspected member of al-Qaida who…

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Feds announce test sites for drone aircraft

The Federal Aviation Administration announced six states on Monday that will develop…

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AP Photo/AmazonThis undated image provided by Amazon.com shows the so-called Prime Air unmanned aircraft project that Amazon is working on in its research and development labs. Amazon says it will take years to advance the technology and for the Federal Aviation Administration to create the necessary rules and regulations

Amazon.com sees delivery drones as future

Amazon.com is working on a way to get packages to customers in…

AP Photo/AmazonThis undated image provided by Amazon.com shows the so-called Prime Air unmanned aircraft project that Amazon is working on in its research and development labs. Amazon says it will take years to advance the technology and for the Federal Aviation Administration to create the necessary rules and regulations
AP Photo/Mesa County Sheriff's Unmanned Operations TeamThis Jan. 8

Justice Department spent nearly $5M on drones

The FBI has been using drones to support its law enforcement operations…

AP Photo/Mesa County Sheriff's Unmanned Operations TeamThis Jan. 8
Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerJason Kellerman at his poker company office

Firefighters use drone to monitor conflagration

GROVELAND — Firefighters battling the giant wildfire burning in the Sierra Nevada…

Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerJason Kellerman at his poker company office