Will Vail become a no-drone zone?

19th February, 2016 by

By scott miller

VAIL — Your flying Christmas gift may be grounded soon, at least in much of Vail.The Vail Town Council is considering adopting rules that would ban hobbyists from flying drones over town property.Craig Bettis of the Vail Police Department told the council that the idea behind the proposed rules would be to bring the town in compliance with rules generated by the Federal Aviation Administration. That agency, which regulates manned aircraft, has been struggling to find a way to ensure safety as more and more private citizens take to the skies their unmanned craft.It’s a serious problem. Water-dropping helicopters in …

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