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Two takes on regulating drones

Thursday, November 12, 2015 @ 7:00 PM | By Jordan Walbesser

To this day, the highlight of my commercial flying career is having made crudely folded paper airplanes for my friends during recess. Until recently, aerial photography, delivery, and inspections were cost-prohibitive and required an airplane and a licensed pilot — definitely not something a student on an allowance could afford. But now, with the proliferation of inexpensive unmanned aircraft, we’re all just a few hundred dollars away from becoming “professional” pilots.

Aircraft without a pilot on board go by many names — unmanned air vehicles (UAVs),...