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 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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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 Drones: The next big thing in aviation is small http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58186928-79/drones-aviation-commercial-military.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58186928-79/drones-aviation-commercial-military.html.csp">Drones: The next big thing in aviation is small</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DANICA KIRKA</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-15T16:44:53.166-06:00">Updated Jul 15, 2014 04:44PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">London • The next big thing in aviation may be really small. With some no bigger than a hummingbird, the hottest things at this week’s Farnborough International Airshow are tiny compared with the titans of the sky, such as the Airbus 380 or the Boeing Dreamliner. What’s got aviation geeks salivating at Farnborough, this year’s biggest aviation jamboree that features participants from 40 countries, are the commercial possibilities of unmanned aerial vehicles — drones to most of us. Drones are mor...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581869282014-07-15T16:44:53.166-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-15T16:44:53.166-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58186928@www.sltrib.com Tue, 15 Jul 2014 16:44:53 MDT Amazon asks FAA for permission to fly drones http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58173836-79/amazon-drones-faa-fly.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58173836-79/amazon-drones-faa-fly.html.csp">Amazon asks FAA for permission to fly drones</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-11T10:38:02.355-06:00">Updated Jul 11, 2014 10:38AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Amazon is officially asking the Federal Aviation Administration for permission to use drones as part of its plan to deliver packages to customers in 30 minutes or less. The online retailer created a media frenzy in December when it outlined a plan on CBS’ “60 Minutes” to deliver packages with self-guided aircrafts that seemed straight out of science fiction. In a letter to the FAA dated Wednesday, Amazon said it is developing aerial vehicles as part of Amazon Prime Air. The aircraft c...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581738362014-07-11T10:38:02.355-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-11T10:38:02.355-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58173836@www.sltrib.com Fri, 11 Jul 2014 10:38:02 MDT Are drones the future of firefighting? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58150050-68/fire-drone-drones-firefighters.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58150050-68/fire-drone-drones-firefighters.html.csp">Are drones the future of firefighting?</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By BRIAN SMITH</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Times-News</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-05T15:02:15.044-06:00">Updated Jul 5, 2014 03:02PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Twin Falls, Idaho • When it comes to analyzing dangerous wildfires, could a sensor attached to a drone ever replace a human eye connected to an intellect shaped by experience and intuition? That’s one of the many questions federal wildland firefighting officials are asking as drones become increasingly popular in warfare and commerce. The wildfire drone conversation comes on the heels of a national reminder about the human cost of firefighting after one of the deadliest seasons in recent memory....</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> 58150050@www.sltrib.com Sat, 05 Jul 2014 15:02:15 MDT Mercury News: Drones need better justification http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58142453-82/drones-drone-obama-lethal.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58142453-82/drones-drone-obama-lethal.html.csp">Mercury News: Drones need better justification</a></h4>