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: 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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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>