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New Jersey town aims to regulate airspace and restrict drones

New Jersey town aims to regulate airspace and restrict drones - DJI Mavic 2 firmware update increases range to 6 miles for both Pro and Zoom models

The New Jersey town of Westwood mistakenly aims to regulate the airspace below 400 feet and restrict the use of drones. Only the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) can regulate airspace. Cities, towns, and villages can only restrict where drones can take off and land. For instance in city parks. Keep reading for all the details in this story, that will likely drive you up the wall.

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Wyckoff Police use drones for good with Birthday Drive-By program

Wyckoff Police use drones for good with Birthday Drive-By program

This is a really nice story. The Wyckoff Police in New Jersey, use drones for good with their highly successful Birthday Drive-By program. Based on the number of videos they have shared on Facebook, it seems that they just recently started this program, meanwhile that have over 70 Birthday Drive-By’s more scheduled! As you can imagine the kids really love it!

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Second man in drone drug drops at Fort Dix surrenders to authorities

Second man in drone drug drops at Fort Dix surrenders to authorities

U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced that the second of two Hudson County men charged with conspiring to use drones to smuggle contraband into Fort Dix has surrendered to authorities. The contraband that was intercepted from these drone drug drops, includes more than 160 cell phones, 150 SIM cards, 74 cell phone batteries and chargers, steroids, 35 syringes, two metal saw blades, and marijuana.

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