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February 22, 2017
Brandi Jewett / Forum News Service file

Drone pilot Andrew Schill flies a newly unveiled airframe during the UAS Summit and Expo on Aug. 24, 2016, in Grand Forks, North Dakota. Minneapolis-based Xcel Energy will partner with the Federal Aviation Administration to research inspecting electric grids using unmanned aircraft.
Xcel, FAA research using drones to inspect electric lines
February 22, 2017 - 12:04am
February 21, 2017
An airplane flies over a drone during the Polar Bear Plunge on Coney Island in the Brooklyn borough of New York January 1, 2015. REUTERS file photo
Xcel, FAA research using drones to inspect electric lines
February 21, 2017 - 2:32pm
A drone returns to a new location after demonstrating delivery capabilities from the top of a UPS truck during testing in Lithia, Fla., Feb. 20, 2017. Scott Audette / Reuters
UPS tests drone deliveries, eyes future price changes
February 21, 2017 - 12:09pm
February 15, 2017
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France trains eagles to down drones
February 15, 2017 - 4:00pm
February 5, 2017
A general overall view of NRG Stadium prior to Super Bowl LI between the Atlanta Falcons and the New England Patriots. Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports
Lady Gaga Super Bowl halftime show to feature hundreds of drones
February 5, 2017 - 10:32am
December 17, 2016
The oceanographic survey ship, USNS Bowditch, is shown Sept. 20, 2002, which deployed an underwater drone seized by a Chinese Navy warship in international waters in South China Sea, December 16, 2016.   Courtesy U.S. Navy/Handout via REUTERS
'It is ours': U.S. asking for China to return seized underwater drone
December 17, 2016 - 1:06am
October 5, 2016
U.S., other countries issue declaration on export, use of armed drones
October 5, 2016 - 7:30pm
September 12, 2016
A Muslim pilgrim prays on Mount Mercy on the plains of Arafat during the annual haj pilgrimage, outside the holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia September 11, 2016. REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah
Drones keep watch as pilgrims ascend Mount Arafat for haj climax
September 12, 2016 - 1:16am
March 8, 2016
Sam Romain, from Haug Implement in Willmar, points at data on a field map that was generated with aerial imagery the company provides. Romain demonstrated the technology at the Willmar Ag Show, which continues today at the Willmar Civic Center. (CAROLYN LANGE | TRIBUNE)
At Willmar ag show, drones all the talk
March 8, 2016 - 11:34pm
November 5, 2015
Adam Zylka, right, technical engineer with SenseFly, pilots a drone Wednesday at the Blatnik Bridge in Duluth after a test run. The Minnesota Department of Transportation is testing the use of drones for bridge inspections. DULUTH NEWS TRIBUNE
MnDOT testing drones for bridge inspections
November 5, 2015 - 9:53am
October 27, 2015
A 'Phantom 2' drone by flies MArch 16, 2014, in Paris, during the Fourth Intergalactic Meeting of Phantom's Pilots. REUTERS
Wal-Mart seeks to test drones for home delivery, pickup
October 27, 2015 - 10:33am
September 28, 2015
A drone flies by a bridge during a July test to see if the unmanned aircraft can be used to help inspect Minnesota bridges. (Minnesota Department of Transportation | Submitted)
Minnesota tests bridge-inspecting unmanned aircraft
September 28, 2015 - 11:35pm
September 14, 2015
Midwest Opinion: Solve rogue drone’s collision-risk problem
September 14, 2015 - 12:01am
February 26, 2015
Letter: Rules needed for use of drones
February 26, 2015 - 8:00am
September 12, 2014
Kyle VanOverbeke plots a flight pattern as he prepares to pilot a drone for the demonstration. (Tribune photo by Carolyn Lange )
Drones find niche in local agriculture
September 12, 2014 - 11:52pm
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