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The Drone Age

FAA Studies What Would Happen If You Get Hit on the Head by a Drone

The FAA and the Alliance for System Safety of UAS through Research Excellence (ASSURE) have conducted a joint study on what might happen if a drone hit a person on the ground.

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Flight Safety Australia Shows How to Fly a Drone Without Becoming a Menace

Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs), or drones, are becoming wildly popular around the world, have many practical applications, and can help produce breathtaking cinematography.

But concern over safe operations has grown along with their popularity. The Civil Aviation Safety Authority of Australia (CASA) has put together this charming animated video with top tips on enjoying your new drone, without becoming a menace.

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Emirates and Boeing Partner for Epic UAV Destination Filming Project

Emirates and Boeing have partnered to sponsor ‘View from Above’ UAV aerial filming project which will span 18 destinations around the world.

Emirates describes the ‘View from Above’ project as “one of the largest aerial filming projects ever conducted using unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs).”

Filming took place in 18 destinations on five continents, including Emirates’ hub in Dubai and Boeing’s home in Seattle.

The Drone Age

Keep Your Drones Away from the Pontiff, Says FAA

Going to see Pope Francis? Leave your Drone at Home, says the FAA

“Flying a drone anywhere near the areas Pope Francis visits is against the law and violators could face stiff fines and criminal penalties,” FAA Administrator Michael Huerta.

The FAA has issued a notice to all drone owners and operators to remind them of established drone bans at Washington, DC, and to extend the ban on New York and Philadelphia during the Pope’s U.S. tour.

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“The FAA has in place flight restrictions in and around Washington, DC (PDF), New York (PDF) and Philadelphia (PDF). Flying a drone anywhere during one of Pope Francis’ visits is against the law and may result in criminal or civil charges. All unmanned aircraft (UAS) – including radio-controlled model aircraft/UAS – are subject to FAA restrictions,” the agency states.

Violators will not be pardoned with a Mea Culpa and ten Hail Marys.

Featured Image, Wikimedia Commons: 

2014 Pastoral Visit of Pope Francis to Korea

Closing Mass for Asian Youth Day

August 17, 2014

Haemi Castle, Seosan-si, Chungcheongnam-do

Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism
Korean Culture and Information Service
Korea.net (www.korea.net)
Official Photographer : Jeon Han

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