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Just weeks after the federal government gave the green light, researchers have started test missions in Texas on unmanned aerial vehicles.
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The Federal Aviation Administration announced six states on Monday that will develop test sites for drones, a critical next step for the march of the unmanned aircraft into U.S. skies.
They’re already flying missions for the military and police. Though nowadays unmanned aerial vehicles are just as likely to be flown by your new next door neighbor, eager to move into their new home.
The state has been working to get final permissions to fly drones over South Texas and the border region.