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A Map Of Where Drones Are Allowed In The U.S.


If you want to fly more than a hobbyist's drone in the United States, you have to get permission from the Federal Aviation Administration. We've know for a while about some drones--the ones keeping an eye on the U.S.-Mexico border, for example--but this list of applications through October 2012, obtained and mapped by the Electronic Frontier Foundation, is the most up-to-date look at domestic-drone permissions we've got.

The list is broken down by "entities," places like colleges or local sheriff's offices that have applied to the FAA for a license to use drones.