Arkansas prepares law banning drone use by sex offenders

Arkansas drone sex offenders

Proposed legislation in Arkansas that would legally ban certain registered sex offenders from owning or operating a drone took another step toward passage this week, when the Senate Committee on Judiciary approved the bill in a five to one vote.

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Approval needed to fly drones over University of Arkansas property

Last week, we reported on Prairie Village, Kansas trying to restrict the recreational use of drones. This time it is the University of Arkansas that wants to stop people flying drones over their property. If you want to fly your unmanned aircraft over the university grounds you will now have to ask for approval first. How this is legal is not clear as the Federal Aviation Administration said not too long ago that they are the only government body that controls the airspace in the US.

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Arkansas Drone – Unmanned Aircraft Systems Summit set next week

Next week, the third annual Arkansas Drone – Unmanned Aircraft Systems Summit will take place on March 12-13, with events in Fayetteville and Little Rock. The event is free to attend but you do need to register.

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