How many drones are in your neighborhood? Drone census aims to find out
The FAA plans to open up regular U.S. airspace to drones by 2015. Police departments are already allowed to use drones that weigh up to 25 pounds.
Who flies the robotic skies? Drones have evolved from the U.S. military’s battlefield scouts into the hottest new gadgets for Homeland Security and local police departments. That growing swarm of flying robots in the U.S. has spawned a new effort to track down drone usage among government entities.