Ryan Delaney http://kgou.org en Commercial Drone Testing Sites Chosen By FAA http://kgou.org/post/commercial-drone-testing-sites-chosen-faa Transcript <p>RENEE MONTAGNE, HOST: <p>And if you start hearing a buzzing noise in your community in the next few months, here's a possible reason why. You live in one of the six states chosen yesterday for testing unmanned drone aircrafts. Tue, 31 Dec 2013 10:04:00 +0000 Ryan Delaney 20181 at http://kgou.org Seeking A 'Field Of Dreams' For A Rising Drone Industry http://kgou.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 827 at http://kgou.org Seeking A 'Field Of Dreams' For A Rising Drone Industry