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Suffolk County Aviation School Offering Drone Classes To Get Pilot's LicenseThe program debuted on Thursday, with a demonstration at Dowling's Drone Flight Lab at their campus in Brookhaven.
As New Drone Owners Test Their Wings, Should They Consider An Insurance Policy?Some insurance companies might include drones in your homeowner's policy, others could lump them in with other items classified as high risk.
Don't Lose Your Drone: Tips And Tricks From Aviation ExpertsDrones were a hot holiday item this year, but people who have no training with them are losing or breaking their expensive new toys.
Will FAA Rules Be Enough To Keep Drones From NYC Airports?Most of the sightings have been within five miles of an airport.
Police: Man Issued Summons After Flying Drone Over Macy's Thanksgiving Day ParadeThe man, who is from Russia, was with his son and claimed to be unaware of the city's drone restrictions, police said.
Drone Safety At Center Of New York City Council HearingThe New York City Council is considering new laws covering the use of drones following several reports of close calls between airplanes and the devices in the air.
Drone Slams Into Truck Outside New Jersey RefineryThe driver of the truck apparently got out and had words with the operator of the drone, who took off, according to investigators.
CBS News Sources: U.S. DOT Plans To Announce Drone Registration RequirementThe U.S. Department of Transportation plans to announce a registration requirement for drones before they take flight, CBS News reported late Friday.
Pilot Reports Seeing Another Drone Near LaGuardia AirportA pilot on American Airlines Flight 1413 reported seeing the drone just after takeoff around 1 p.m.
New Jersey Lawmaker Wants To Tighten Drone RegulationsState Sen. Richard Codey is introducing bills requiring drones sold in New Jersey be equipped with geo-fencing technology to keep them from flying above 500 feet and from restricted air space.
Schumer Introducing Bill Aimed At Keeping Drones Away From Airports, Major EventsSchumer said he would introduce an amendment to a bill that funds the Federal Aviation Administration requiring drones sold or operated in the U.S. to have geo-fencing technology.
Schumer Wants New Drone Technology As Airport Sightings GrowSchumer announced Wednesday he will propose an amendment to legislation funding the FAA this fall that would require manufacturers to implement geo-fencing or similar technology.

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