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Jul 15, 2022

FAA: Keep drones under 400 feet at northern Chicago beaches

The Federal Aviation Administration is warning people who fly drones at some North Side beaches in Chicago not to send them higher than 400 feet.

Nov 11, 2021

Drones becoming ever more common on construction sites

Drones are more prevalent today as both a pastime and construction business tool, thanks to technology making them less expensive and more powerful. But, drones are not toys - federal, state, and local governments regulate Unmanned Aircraft System, or UAS, use, and violations can be subject to state and federal civil and criminal penalties.

Mar 8, 2021

New idea to spread internet access in rural areas: Drones

Students in northern Wisconsin school district without reliable home internet will soon be able to connect to their school networks via a drone-powered cellular signal.

Nov 6, 2020

Drone mapping the real estate industry

Year to year, changes in computer technology can be staggering. In most cases, the advancements give rise to disruption—and opportunities—in every industry. In real estate, one such disruption is being caused by drones, which have become an extremely effective means of mapping and marketing property.

Jul 29, 2019

View from around the state: Drone operators must act responsibly

We understand the appeal of owning a drone with a camera attached. We've seen the unique perspectives they can deliver through the photographs shot from high above. But it's important to remember to enjoy them responsibly, to know when and where drones are not only unwelcome, but dangerous.

Jun 13, 2019

Utility using drones to build power lines

A Minnesota utility that that paved the way by using drones to inspect transmission lines is now using them to build one.

Feb 18, 2019

Technology reshaping how buildings are managed

Across the border in Minnesota, a company is using a new system to simplify its building maintenance and operations, providing just one of the latest examples of how technology is changing the way building owners manage their properties.

Sep 28, 2018

Wisconsin senator’s bill would give government power to track, shoot down drones

An aviation bill Congress is rushing to approve contains a little-noticed section that would give authorities the power to track, intercept and destroy drones they consider a security threat, without needing a judge's approval.

Jun 14, 2018

Los Alamos nuke lab deploys drone-disabling system

One of the country's premier nuclear-weapons labs now can disable drones or any other unauthorized unmanned aircraft system flying over its restricted airspace in a swath of northern New Mexico.

Dec 14, 2017

Drone operator faulted in NY collision with helicopter

A recreational-drone operator was found at fault in the first confirmed midair collision in the U.S. between a drone and a manned aircraft, the National Transportation Safety Board said on Thursday

Oct 12, 2016

Firm giving flight to property owners

A Cross Plains firm is taking a technology typically used by large construction firms and making it available to property owners.

Sep 7, 2016

View from around the state: FAA opens skies to new technology

The Federal Aviation Administration has finally put into effect long-awaited rules for the use of smaller commercial drones.


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