Drones: getting down to business

The rules to use commercial drones have gotten a little loser.
One of Workhorse's truck and drone combos.
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How soon will it be a drone world?

Feb 29, 2016
The FAA may reverse itself and allow commercial drone flights over populated area.
A DJI employee demonstrates flying a drone at CES 2016 at the Las Vegas Convention Center on January 7, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
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Amazon's vision of a drone highway in the sky

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Jul 29, 2015
It would be a new delivery system, with a lane for everyone.

Commercial drones' promise drives two new funds

May 29, 2015
In 2015, investment is set to hit an all-time high.

Insurance companies get FAA approval to use drones

Apr 20, 2015
Drones from your insurance company could be coming to a neighborhood near you.

Proposed drone rules allow limited access for some businesses

Feb 16, 2015
The FAA recommends restrictions aimed at safety for people who aren't flying drones

An aerial map quest, with drones

Feb 3, 2015
Skycatch uses drones to obtain 3D images of construction sites.

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Forget the selfie, how about a 'dronie'?

Jan 9, 2015
At Consumer Electronics Show, drones get their own section, complete with safety nets.

Why florists, farmers and beer brewers want drones

Jun 10, 2014
BP was granted the first approved use of drones over land. Now, who's next?

New York, Texas among test sites for commercial drones

Dec 12, 2013
Dayton, Ohio competed with two dozen areas around the country to become a federal testing range for commercial drones.
A test drone ready for flight at SelectTech Geospatial, a small high-tech manufacturer in the city of Springfield, Ohio.
Lewis Wallace