Smoking, Drones Banned From East Bay Regional ParksEast Bay Regional Park District directors have voted to ban smoking and drones and to increase the number of single-track bike rails in parks.
NASA Tests Drone Monitoring System At Moffett FieldNASA’s Ames Research Center at Moffett Field was part of aviation history on Tuesday, as the agency conducted its most complex test to date of its air traffic management system for drones.
Support Grows For Commercial Drone Flights Over Populated Areas A government-sponsored committee is recommending standards that could clear the way for commercial drone flights over populated areas.
States Enlist Drones As Airborne Inspectors For Transportation ProjectsState transportation departments are increasingly studying the use of drones for everything from inspecting bridges to clearing car accidents.
Drones Can Be Hacked, Hijacked From A Mile AwayA researcher revealed at a San Francisco cybersecurity conference this week how drones can be vulnerable to hijacking by hackers.
NASA Drones Search For Source Of El Niño StormsStorm chasers have become a fixture when it comes to tracking severe weather across the plains, but now over the Pacific NASA is using 21st Century drones for the same task when it comes to El Nino.
Drone Racing Will Put You On The Edge Of Your SeatImagine a scene out of Star Wars: futuristic one-man space ships racing at top speed, indoors, outdoors, doing death-defying maneuvers, crashing mid-air — exploding into each other, into the ground. Now, replace the space ships with hyper-speed drones. Welcome to ‘First Person View’ Drone Racing.
Video: FAA Will Enforce 32-Mile Wide No Drone Zone At Super Bowl 50The FAA has created a video to convince folks to leave their drones at home at this Sunday's Super Bowl game at Levis Stadium, in Santa Clara.
Google's Project 'SkyBender' Tests Solar-Powered, 5G Internet DronesGoogle is reportedly testing solar-powered drones that could deliver high-speed Internet from the air.
'Citizen Scientists' Use Drones To Map Impact Of El Niño On California CoastIn California, residents are using smartphones and drones to document the coastline's changing face.
Pilots Warned To Keep Drones Out Of East Bay ParksWith many drones expected as Christmas gifts, the East Bay Regional Park District is reminding people that flying them on park property could ground the pilot with a hefty fine.
FAA Mandatory Drone Registration Goes Into EffectCurrent drone owners, along with those who will receive them as Christmas gifts, are now required to register their aircraft with the Federal Aviation Administration.

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