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.
FAA Campaign Urges New Drone Owners To Fly Safely This Holiday SeasonWith drones becoming popular gifts, the sky over the Bay Area may get much more crowded this Christmas. A new campaign has been launched to make sure the new aircraft are flown safely.
Western Research Team Builds Drought-Fighting Drone To Seed RaincloudsCalifornia communities suffering from extreme drought could soon get help from an unlikely place -- unmanned aerial vehicles, a.k.a. drones.
San Jose Police Apologizes For Secrecy Surrounding Purchase Of Drone The San Jose Police Department has issued an apology for the secretive purchase of a drone earlier this year.
Pesky Drones Buzz Yosemite Landmarks, Officials Say They're IllegalThe National Park Service issued a statement Friday reminding visitors that federal regulations actually ban the use of unmanned aircraft within the park's boundaries.