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  • Virginia Tech marks start of drone research

    BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) — State and federal leaders are marking the start of research on unmanned aircraft systems being done at Virginia Tech. Federal Aviation Administration Administrator Michael Huerta, Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe and others on Wednesday marked the Mid-Atlantic Aviation Partnership’s first flight. The visit to the Blacksburg campus included a demonstration of an…

  • VIDEO: Man flies a drone through the middle of fireworks

    Unbelievable video from a drone attached with a camera flying through fireworks.

  • Pocket sized drone unveiled, being developed for Army

    It looks like a tiny toy helicopter, but the U.S. Army is working on a pocket-sized drone that can transmit video and photos in dangerous situations.

  • Mysterious drone over Alexandria fire wasn’t fire department’s

    A drone flew over the scene of a major fire this week in Alexandria, but no one seems to know to whom it belongs.

  • Drone crashes into crowd during Va. running of the bulls event

    Police are trying to find the owner of a drone that crashed into a
    crowd during a running of the bulls event in Virginia over the weekend.

  • Drones expected to be farmers of the future (Video)

    When the Federal Aviation Administration allows commercial drones to fly in the U.S., the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International expects them to have an $82 billion impact on the economy over a decade, with most of that in the agriculture industry.

  • Spy in the Sky: Anatomy of a drone strike

    U.S. drone strikes are believed to have killed
    between 1,900 and 3,300 people abroad since 2004.
    So far in 2013, there have been at least nine
    alleged U.S. drone strikes — all of them in
    Pakistan.