Penalties for US drone pilots who fly over nuclear facilities… and grain elevators

Flying a drone over a grain elevator may not sound like much of a crime, but that’s not the way they see things in Louisiana. The governor of the Bayou State is about to sign a bill to increase penalties for flying drones over critical infrastructure – including those pesky grain elevator flyovers.

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Drone video shows the extent of flooding in Franklin, Tennessee

Drone videos from WKRN in Tennessee have revealed the true extent of the flooding in the Nashville region and the damage caused. The floodwaters have destroyed the first floor of many houses and vehicles, and closed schools and essential shops in the area.

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Missing juvenile found in 13 minutes thanks to a thermally equipped drone

A thermally equipped drone has proved its worth in a recent search for a missing juvenile in Rutherford County, Tennessee.

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Missing Tennessee woman found with the help of a drone

A woman from Rutherford County, Tennessee, has been found by an emergency response team using a drone to aid in the search. The drone was used to locate the woman from above, who made her way into the woods sometime earlier.

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