Ryan Delaney http://whqr.org en FAA Names Test Sites For Drones In U.S. Airspace http://whqr.org/post/faa-sets-test-sites-drones-us-airspace The FAA announced Monday which states will become test sites for unmanned aerial vehicles. Congress has asked the agency to come up with a plan to integrate UAVs into the nation's airspace. State leaders hope the test sites will lead to jobs and industry investment. Mon, 30 Dec 2013 21:38:00 +0000 Ryan Delaney 48289 at http://whqr.org Seeking A 'Field Of Dreams' For A Rising Drone Industry http://whqr.org/post/seeking-field-dreams-rising-drone-industry In three years, the federal government is expected to open the skies for the civilian use of drones. But before that, the Federal Aviation Administration will set up six drone test sites around the country. Stiff competition to get one of the sites is anticipated — driven by hopes of attracting thousands of new jobs.<p>Experts like Peter Singer, a fellow at the Brookings Institution, say current drone technology is where the computer was in 1980: The unmanned aerial devices have minimum functions and are mostly used by the military. Tue, 26 Feb 2013 08:25:00 +0000 Ryan Delaney 32269 at http://whqr.org Seeking A 'Field Of Dreams' For A Rising Drone Industry Dependent On Arms Plant, N.Y. Town Braces For Gun Laws' Impact http://whqr.org/post/dependent-arms-plant-ny-town-braces-gun-laws-impact <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TgMM52tgwCw</p> Sun, 20 Jan 2013 11:02:00 +0000 Ryan Delaney 30394 at http://whqr.org Dependent On Arms Plant, N.Y. Town Braces For Gun Laws' Impact