Matt O’Brien and Nathan Ellgren

Government, Business, Technology, Safety, Autonomous

The Next Frontier for Drones: Out of Sight

Drones Dominion Energy drone operators fly a drone to inspect areas of a power plant in Remington, Va., on June 8, 2022. (Nathan Ellgren/Associated Press)

REMINGTON, Va. — For years, there’s been a cardinal rule for flying civilian drones: Keep them within your line of sight. Not just because it’s a good idea — it’s also the law.

July 6, 2022