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The Future Of Drone Technology

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Ben Bradford
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WFAE

Drones have moved from combat zones into the civilian arena and in North Carolina, our skies are so filled with them that Governor McCrory signed new legislation to regulate the use of Unmanned Aircraft Systems. Drones have many peaceful applications, but their use requires that some questions be answered-- such as who owns the skies and what forms of regulation will be necessary to govern how they can be used and by whom?

Guests: 
Liz Woolery
- Policy Analyst, Open Technology Institute

W. Hulsey Smith - Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Aero Kinetics

Chris Gibson - UAS Program Manager for the NCDOT Division of Aviation