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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2


FAA predicts increase in drone purchases, pushes for public safety regulations

Natalie Meek December 12, 2017

Before breaking open the new drone received during the holiday break, remember there are important steps to take to avoid potentially dangerous mistakes.The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) describes...

Photo courtesy of Kent State Compliance and Risk Management.

Department of Public Safety sets guidelines for drone use on campus

Ben VanHoose January 27, 2016

Students returning to campus after winter break that brought back shiny, new drones may have a few more hoops to jump through before taking it to the skies.In response to the recent spike in popularity...

A drone being examined at Camp Atterbury in Indiana, one of the test ranges of the Uunmanned Aircraft Systems Center. Photo courtesy of Ohio/Indiana UAS Center program manager Brittany Peterson.

New CAEST minor explores applications, misconceptions of unmanned aeronautics

Julianne Calapa March 1, 2015

The introduction of the unmanned aircraft systems minor opened the door to a whole new category of aeronautic education at Kent State.The College of Applied Engineering, Sustainability and Technology first...

Drone use approved for Cleveland Metroparks

Tyler Trill January 21, 2015

Drone Use Approved for Cleveland Metroparks from on Vimeo.Something in Cleveland Metroparks will be amongst the treetops, and it is not the birds.The Federal Aviation Administration approved...

News on the go: April 22, 2014

Taylor Williams April 21, 2014

After a fight with his parents, a 16-year-old boy climbed an airport fence, crossed a tarmac and climbed into a jetliner’s wheel well before flying five freezing hours to Hawaii. Authorities found the...

Sochi drone shooting Olympic TV, not terrorists

Angela Charlton, Associated Press February 10, 2014

SOCHI, Russia (AP) — That drone you might have spotted hovering and zipping around the Sochi Olympic slopes isn't searching for terrorists or protesters hiding behind the fir trees.It's being used to...

News on the go: Feb. 11, 2014

Taylor Williams February 10, 2014

Democratic Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand of New York seeks to gain access to hundred of sex crime cases at the biggest military bases in the United States on Monday. After an AP investigative report found a...

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