12Dec 2017

DHS creates new office to counter weapons of mass destruction

Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen said the goal of the Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction (CWMD) Office will...

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12Dec 2017

Close encounters between planes and drones are becoming more common

The United States, the United Kingdom, Canada, and other countries are reporting increased numbers of drone encounters. Which is no surprise given...

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11Dec 2017

New law in North Carolina outlaws flying a drone near prisons

As of December 1, 2017, it is illegal to fly a drone near a prison in state of North Carolina. "Near" meaning within 250 feet above and 500 feet...

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11Dec 2017

FAA warns against flying drones near California wildfires

The Federal Aviation Administration is reiterating a warning to drone operators to not fly their drones near the wildfires, doing so will result...

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08Dec 2017

FAA Recommends Small Drone Pilots to Wear Bright Safety Vests

In a recently released “information for operators” (InFO), the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) advises small unmanned aircraft system (sUAS)...

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08Dec 2017

Drone detection system a success at Autry State Prison in Georgia

Georgia Department of Corrections (GDC) reported a successful drone contraband seizure at Autry State Prison. Autry State Prison recently...

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07Dec 2017
07Dec 2017

Drone drops flyers over NFL stadiums, highlighting safety concerns

A drone pilot unlawfully distributed flyers to crowds at two NFL stadiums in California. The man choose to arm his drone with “anti-media”...

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06Dec 2017

Drone helps inmate escape from maximum security prison

A drone helped a convict escape prison by delivering wire cutters. The convict, who is serving a life sentence, used the wire cutters to escape...

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06Dec 2017

3 arrested after drone drops contraband at a Michigan Prison

At a state prison in Ionia, Michigan, prison security caught a drone attempting to deliver contraband. Three people arrested after attempting to...

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