States Compete to Test Drones

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Dec. 17 (Bloomberg) –- Bloomberg’s Megan Hughes reports on the 2 dozen states competing for drone testing sites on the possibility of delivery drones being used commercially. The FAA will pick 6 states from the list. She speaks to Trish Regan on Bloomberg Television’s “Street Smart.” (Source: Bloomberg)

Nsa meta-data collection program would likely be unconstitutional . thank you, giuliana.

Another tight and inspiring a different sort.

We are talking about jeff bezos.

He is not the only one i -- with the idea for delivery drones and they are not illegal yet, but the potential for commercial use has two dozen states competing to run test centers for these rounds.

The faa is going to pick six states.

Here is a look at who is vying for a spot.

California and texas have been big ones.

As well as oklahoma.

States chosen will be responsible for building and running the centers, private researchers will pay to use them and test drones for safety.

The big picture is this is all part of their reparation for a decision on opening the skies to drones by 2015. what is in it for the state?

R&d jobs and, if approved, they could be well positioned to lou or manufacturers.

Domestics could include jeff bezos sending packages and spotting forest fires, shooting movies, starting seeds for farming purposes.

The big picture is the drone industry says that if the rules are relaxed it could lead to 70,000 jobs in three years.

Expenditures for civilian and military drones totaling $89

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