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Drones flying despite FAA ban, but industry wants rules

‘It’s like the FAA is trying to stop technology.’

LANSING — State and university officials as well as entrepreneurs in Michigan are anxiously awaiting the results of a federal appeal that will affect how a commercial drone industry develops in the state and across the country. Read More

Grand Rapids firm blazes drone trail for aerial perspective

It’s finding many uses for eye-in-the-sky photography.

Imagine pulling on a harness, latching yourself to a wire and zip-lining through the treetops while a flying camera captures your wild ride on video. Read More

Unmanned drones soar into regulation

LANSING — Amid a roiling national debate about U.S. military-targeted drone strikes abroad and privacy concerns at home, some higher education institutions in Michigan are seeking authorization to fly their own unmanned aircraft for testing and research. Read More