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Inside the Most Exclusive High-Powered Rocketry Event in America

Each year in the Nevada desert, BALLS takes amateur rocketry back to its homebrewed, experimental roots.
Daniel Oberhaus
10.2.17
DAPL TFR
DAPL TFR

FOIA: How Police Convinced the FAA to Put a No Fly Zone Over Standing Rock

"We need to ensure the movement of law enforcement trying to protect the innocent is not being broadcast live by the use of drones."
Jason Koebler & Sarah Emerson
9.27.17
Right to fly
Right to fly

Drone Hackers Are Pissed at the Guy Who Flew Near an Airliner

“Ruining the hobby for everyone.”
Ben Sullivan
7.18.17
Right to fly
Right to fly

We Talked to the Guy Selling a Pre-Hacked Drone on eBay

Brand new, never flown, rooted.
Ben Sullivan
7.14.17
Right to fly
Right to fly

DJI Is Locking Down Its Drones Against a Growing Army of DIY Hackers

Drone hackers have forced DJI into an arms race.
Ben Sullivan
7.7.17
drone drama
drone drama

Drone Pilots Are Freaking Out About Canada’s Strict New Regulations

Some hobbyists say they might give up their drones for good.
Bryson Masse
3.27.17
machines
machines

A Passenger Jet in Mozambique Collided With a Drone

No one was harmed, but it again raises concerns about drones presenting a danger to passenger aircraft.
Grennan Milliken
1.7.17
Standing Rock
Standing Rock

The Government Is Using a No Fly Zone to Suppress Journalism At Standing Rock

Drone journalists are documenting human rights abuses in North Dakota. A no fly zone enacted by the FAA violates the First Amendment, experts say.
Jason Koebler
11.30.16
amazon
amazon

Amazon's Delivery Drones May Face New Regulatory Roadblocks

Years of testing and still years away.
Ben Sullivan
11.22.16
machines
machines

The FAA’s New Commercial Drone Regulations Are a Mess for Hobby Pilots

In order to fly first person view drone flights, you'll now need to get a background check from the TSA.
Jason Koebler
8.29.16
DRONES
DRONES

The Site That Lets You Track Planes In Real-Time Wants to Track Drones Too

Tiny radio transponders could make drones trackable in real-time.
Janus Kopfstein
7.3.16
DRONES
DRONES

The FAA Says It Will Make Less Strict Rules for the Tiniest Drones

Regulators will take another look at small drones under 5 pounds.
Janus Kopfstein
6.22.16