Honoring Flesh and Blood 11.11.13

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Saluting the nation’s veteran’s today (November 11) with this tongue-in-cheek essay and article on drones on Veteran’s Day.  (And this, from last month Veterans Today.)

Meanwhile, on the civilian front, it does seem that operations of unmanned aerial vehicle will continue to lag as a matter of regulatory law:

Widespread drone access to U.S. skies faces significant hurdles and will take longer than Congress had anticipated, federal officials acknowledged Thursday in releasing a long-term roadmap for domestic use of drones.

 For the next several years, use of drones will be limited to permits granted by the Federal Aviation Administration on a case-by-case basis to operators who agree to procedures to reduce safety risks, the agency said
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