DRONES - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/DRONES News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Drones for moviemaking win FAA approval http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58456739-68/faa-drone-drones-commercial.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58456739-68/faa-drone-drones-commercial.html.csp">Drones for moviemaking win FAA approval</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JOAN LOWY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-25T19:54:02.317-06:00">Updated Sep 25, 2014 07:54PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • The government granted six movie and television production companies permission to use drones for filming, an important step toward greater use of the technology by commercial operators, Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx announced Thursday. Dozens of other industries are lined up to follow Hollywood’s lead. Until now, the Federal Aviation Administration, which is part of the Transportation Department, had banned commercial drone operations with the exception of a lone oil compa...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584567392014-09-25T19:54:02.317-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-25T19:54:02.317-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58456739@www.sltrib.com Thu, 25 Sep 2014 19:54:02 MDT Google building fleet of package-delivering drones http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58348904-79/google-drones-fleet-building.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58348904-79/google-drones-fleet-building.html.csp">Google building fleet of package-delivering drones</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-28T17:19:01.76-06:00">Updated Aug 28, 2014 05:19PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">San Francisco • Google’s secretive research laboratory is trying to build a fleet of drones designed to bypass earthbound traffic so packages can be delivered to people more quickly. The ambitious program announced Thursday escalates Google’s technological arms race with rival Amazon.com, which also is experimenting with self-flying vehicles to carry merchandise bought by customers of its online store. Google Inc. has dubbed its effort “Project Wing.” Although Google expects it to take several m...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583489042014-08-28T17:19:01.76-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-28T17:19:01.76-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58348904@www.sltrib.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 17:19:01 MDT Drones banned in Arches, Canyonlands and southeast Utah monuments http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58310354-78/drones-national-park-parks.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58310354-78/drones-national-park-parks.html.csp">Drones banned in Arches, Canyonlands and southeast Utah monuments</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Brett Prettyman</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-18T22:19:12.436-06:00">Updated Aug 18, 2014 10:19PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Photographers and videographers are always looking for new ways to capture the wonders of America’s national parks. The use of drones — remote-controlled miniature aircraft that can be mounted with cameras — is the newest craze. But continued issues with the high-tech toys has led to bans in parks across the country, including the formal prohibition issued Monday for Arches and Canyonlands parks as well as Hovenweep and Natural Bridges national monuments. Kate Cannon, the superintendent of thos...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58310354@www.sltrib.com Mon, 18 Aug 2014 22:19:12 MDT Arches, Canyonlands national parks ban drones http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58310408-78/parks-national-drones-utah.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58310408-78/parks-national-drones-utah.html.csp">Arches, Canyonlands national parks ban drones</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-18T16:23:28.708-06:00">Updated Aug 18, 2014 04:23PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Salt Lake City • Drones are now officially banned in Arches and Canyonlands national parks in southeastern Utah. Kevin Moore, acting chief ranger for the two parks, says the unmanned aircrafts disrupt wildlife and are an intrusion on visitors looking for tranquility. They have seen an increase in use of drones in the last two years. In June, National Park Service Director Jonathan Jarvis directed all parks to take steps to prohibit the use of the increasingly popular aircraft that are often used...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58310408@www.sltrib.com Mon, 18 Aug 2014 16:23:28 MDT