First commercial drones authorized to fly over US

The Federal Aviation Administration granted permission Tuesday for the first commercial drone to fly over American soil. British Petroleum will fly the “Puma,” developed by AeroVironment, over the Prudhoe Bay to perform aerial surveillance of pipelines, roads and equipment. RT Correspondent Meghan Lopez reports.

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9 Comments

  1. Brulluhman on January 10, 2021 at 10:50 pm

    I live near an airbase. They probably could have seen me halve naked. But my neighbors also did. And I’m going to do 60 laps tomorrow morning.. so -all those horny old women-  the pool attendant also see me halve naked. All my privacy.. gone. 

  2. Atron Bell on January 10, 2021 at 10:51 pm

    Why jesus WHY!

  3. Richy Rich on January 10, 2021 at 10:55 pm

    This is not a drone.  Drones are killing machines.  This is a remote controlled airplane with a camera.  People have been using them for decades and never needed the government’s approval to do so.  It’s just another case of big brother butting in where he is not needed and without justification.

  4. Urhoboman5 on January 10, 2021 at 10:57 pm

    Well. This sucks! 🙁

  5. AirborneReed85 on January 10, 2021 at 11:15 pm

    "aerial surveillance" suuuuuure!

  6. Cameron Kerr Bôcher on January 10, 2021 at 11:15 pm

    Oh yeah…. drones to inspect the pipeline. Sounds great until it malfunctions, crashes into the pipeline, and devastates the environment again. 
    Wonderful idea. Inspecting the condition of the pipeline can be so tedious..

  7. GS Wovoka on January 10, 2021 at 11:16 pm

    So… when one of these large toys brings down a commercial airliner by accident, is BP going to pay or sue?

  8. thechromepoet on January 10, 2021 at 11:25 pm

    Taking your rights one drone at a time.

  9. James L. on January 10, 2021 at 11:46 pm

    What’s messed up is that they say drones will never be used to target American citizens on American soil. And people still wanna live in the matrix and believe what their these wolves in sheep clothing is telling them? Wake up sheeples, time to believe every lie again

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