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FAA facing huge technical challenge administering domestic drones.

A crazy guy weaved in and out of traffic on Wisconsin Avenue in Washington DC, flipping off drivers, never using signals on his 4WD SUV.  Among the aerospace stickers on the back bumper was one that said “my other vehicle is unmanned”.  Are we facing skies in the joystick-flogging hands of out-of-control whack-o domestic drone operators?

Drone Ops to soon invade your airspace and change the meaning of privacy in America: UAVs, the FAA and you

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U.S. Capitol SOTU eve, 2011 – photo Russ Imrie

Russell Imrie is an Independent Web Content Specialist, webmaster and an American Indian blogger living in the Washington DC area.

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Drone Ops 2 (weaponized Blimp) flogged to Air Force for domestic surveillance

From Wired Magazine May 3, an unintended addendum to my just released Drone Ops post of May 2.

Virginia weaponized blimp maker Mav6 is pushing their Blue Devil 2 blimp to Homeland Security for domestic surveillance.

Blue Devil 2 – image Mav6 and Wired

Attachments and options range from still cameras to (alleged) Hellfire missiles.

Blimp gear – image Mav6 and Wired

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U.S. Capitol SOTU eve, 2011 – photo Russ Imrie

Russell Imrie is an Independent  Web Content Specialist, webmaster and an American Indian blogger living in the Washington DC area.

Copyright © forever by Russell Imrie