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Drone Crashes Into River North High-Rise

CHICAGO (CBS)--A drone crashed through a window in a residential high rise building on Clark and Wacker, in River North, on Thursday morning, according to Chicago police. The drone was flown into a 27th floor window in 111 E. Wacker around 8 a.m.

DJI renforce son système de geofencing

DJI a développé GEO 2.0, une version améliorée de son système de geofencing permettant d'accroître la sécurité des vols de drones. DJI a annoncé le 12 février le lancement d'ici à la fin du mois de son système GEO 2.0, pour Geospatial Environment Online.

After Illicit Prison Deliveries, Georgia Eyes Anti-Drone Law

(TNS) — Around five years ago, people located outside Georgia's Calhoun State Prison began making regular cargo runs to the facility with drones carrying cellphones that allowed a group of prisoners — led by a man serving a life sentence, Daniel Roger Alo — to develop and run a multi-state met

The public perception of drones is still negative

Tangible use-cases have to be determined for these eyes in the sky to be trusted by the public. Businesses and consumers are still uneasy about drones and the overwhelming impression of the airborne technology is negative, research by business students at UCD revealed.

US: Drones Will Need to Show ID on Outside of the Craft

Attention drone owners: Your aerial bot will soon need to display some ID on the outside of the craft. On Tuesday, the Federal Aviation Administration filed the rule, which was first spotted by Bloomberg. The new regulation goes into effect on Feb.

Could ‘Toy’ Drones Ground the Commercial UAS Sector?

Fans of the losing Los Angeles Rams weren’t the only ones to come away from the 2019 Super Bowl with an uneasy feeling. In the run-up to the game, federal law enforcement agents confiscated at least six drones operating in violation of FAA regulations.

Tourist warned over drone use

Haast Senior Constable Paul Gurney has advised the public to call 111 if a drone is sighted operating near an airport after a tourist flew a drone over a hangar. On Monday, helicopter operators at Fox Glacier spotted a drone flying over a hangar and aircraft on the ground.

Virgin plane reports close shave with drone

A drone reportedly came within metres of a Virgin Australia Boeing 737 approaching Brisbane Airport in the latest scare involving the ubiquitous remotely piloted aircraft. Flight VA329 was about 4nm from Brisbane at an altitude of 1300ft on Saturday when it narrowly missed the white drone.

Des drones déjà repérés autour de l'aéroport du Findel

Verra-t-on un jour l'aéroport du Findel paralysé à cause de la présence d'un drone ? Personne ne le souhaite. C'est pourtant ce qui est arrivé en janvier à l'aéroport londonien de Gatwick, le deuxième plus grand du Royaume-Uni.