The pros and cons of commercial drones | FT Business

The pros and cons of commercial drones | FT Business

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The commercial use of unmanned aerial vehicles is one of the big talking points at this year’s Paris Air Show. Daniel Garrahan reports from Paris on the potential integration of UAVs into civil airspace.

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16 Comments

  1. WatchmenDrManhattan on May 31, 2022 at 6:53 pm

    or use it to solve world problems so we don’t need drones in the first place

  2. leloodallasmultipass on May 31, 2022 at 6:57 pm

    why does the guy say "could be used for everything from crop dusting to search and rescue after natural disasters". is it so hard to just say "spying and surveillance"?. He’s a journalist, isn’t he? or is this just an advertisement?

  3. Pfsif on May 31, 2022 at 7:07 pm

    Your local government will tax you so they can spy on you, give you driving tickets and fine you for that shed you put in without a permit (permission).

  4. Enterprise Federation Foundation on May 31, 2022 at 7:08 pm

    Developing a new efficient power plant for space travel could be used for local power for third world destinations. Research for space travel has benefited the general populace over and over.
    If NASA can consider reclaiming water form the soil of Mars, why not use the same technology here on Earth?

  5. zoser ra neterkeht on May 31, 2022 at 7:17 pm

    Must purchase lots and lots of these.

  6. Brianna Sigler on May 31, 2022 at 7:18 pm

    BLAH

  7. zoser ra neterkeht on May 31, 2022 at 7:24 pm

    I will use them for both civil and military purposes. Will I kill people with them? Absolutely.

  8. Anton Kuluo on May 31, 2022 at 7:26 pm

    We should all agree that Its a fact, technology keeps improving and people come up with new inventions. They all have pros and cons and will be integrated into our normal day to day life..eventually. Let us embrace the future.

  9. DruidicRifleman on May 31, 2022 at 7:27 pm

    And rather then Do what ordered the FAA has targeted RC model Avition and tried to harm Hobbiests…. while doing nothing to actually address integration of UAV technology

  10. WatchmenDrManhattan on May 31, 2022 at 7:30 pm

    problems like how to survey people in every moment of there lives or how to kill them from high above yes I know

  11. Epicurus33 on May 31, 2022 at 7:33 pm

    This terrifies me.

  12. lkrnpk on May 31, 2022 at 7:33 pm

    world problems are being solved every day, mostly thanks to new technology

  13. Ray B on May 31, 2022 at 7:33 pm

    Government always exploded defiant of rights to private,innovations,what’s the next innovation gift refuse to savor..infringe creed honors..

  14. Anh Tuan on May 31, 2022 at 7:36 pm

    Hay 🙂

  15. Enterprise Federation Foundation on May 31, 2022 at 7:39 pm

    14 billion for building drones! How about we spend a couple of those to build a new space shuttle?

  16. Sean Kennedy on May 31, 2022 at 7:40 pm

    Federal Aviation Administration.

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