UAVs http://nwpr.org en Drone Restrictions Moving Forward At Oregon Capitol http://nwpr.org/post/drone-restrictions-moving-forward-oregon-capitol <p style="margin-bottom: 15px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">New restrictions on drones are moving forward in the Oregon legislature. Lawmakers reached an agreement Tuesday on a measure that would limit the way law enforcement can use unmanned aircraft.</p><p> Tue, 25 Jun 2013 23:29:37 +0000 Chris Lehman 29965 at http://nwpr.org Drone Restrictions Moving Forward At Oregon Capitol Central Oregon Considered For Drone Testing Area http://nwpr.org/post/central-oregon-considered-drone-testing-area <p>For years now, the US military has flown unmanned drones over hotspots like Iraq and Afghanistan. Drones gather intelligence and at times conduct attacks on the battlefield. But here at home, drones have largely been absent from American skies. That however is about to change. The Federal Aviation Administration is preparing to select 6 areas throughout the US for drone testing. And as OPB&#39;s David Nogueras reports, there&rsquo;s an effort underway in Oregon to compete for one of those spots. Fri, 18 May 2012 13:28:06 +0000 David Nogueras 8534 at http://nwpr.org Civilian Drones Preparing For Takeoff Regionally With Sheriffs http://nwpr.org/post/civilian-drones-preparing-takeoff-regionally-sheriffs <p>TACOMA, Wash. - Get ready to spot a new kind of &quot;bird&quot; in the sky. Within the next month, the Federal Aviation Administration is expected to green light the use of small unmanned aircraft by emergency services. Some sheriffs&#39; departments in the Northwest are showing interest in these aircraft. Thu, 12 Apr 2012 00:55:19 +0000 Tom Banse 6514 at http://nwpr.org Civilian Drones Preparing For Takeoff Regionally With Sheriffs