Drone World

A federal court in Massachusetts struck down key elements of a local drone ordinance that significantly restricted where residents could fly the devices, affirming the limited power of cities and states...

Prompted by the proliferation of drones, international aviation authorities on Friday will kick off a first-of-its-kind symposium soliciting industry ideas about potential global operating standards. View original article at Wall Street...

Car makers feeling heat from Silicon Valley on autonomous-car technology have sharply boosted their U.S. patent filings. Among their innovations: removable steering wheels and a drone to locate robot-taxi passengers. View...

Some industry officials are concerned FAA’s already delayed initiatives to open up more airspace for booming drone applications may face further complications. View original article at Wall Street Journal

For drone users, Hurricane Harvey is likely to be the event that propelled unmanned aircraft to become an integral part of government and corporate disaster-recovery efforts. View original article at Wall...