Connecticut DOT To Inspect Bridge With Unmanned DroneThe Connecticut Department of Transportation plans to use an unmanned aerial vehicle to conduct a limited visual inspection of the Gold Star Memorial Bridge.
Drone Video Maker Testifies In Lawsuit Seeking CCSU ReinstatementA former Central Connecticut State University student known for online videos of drones firing a gun and a flame thrower today testified as part of his lawsuit seeking to be reinstated at the school.
Clinton Dad, Teen Son Ordered To Disclose Data On Weaponized DronesA federal judge has ordered a Connecticut father and son to testify under oath at depositions and hand over documents about drones shown in YouTube videos firing a gun and deploying a flame thrower in their backyard.
Drone Teen Argues FAA Can Not Subpoena HimAfter arguments today in New Haven Federal Court, a judge today said he will rule next week on whether the FAA can subpoena a Clinton teen who made internet videos of unmanned flying drones shooting a gun and a flamethrower.
Weaponized Drone Builder Arrested On Child Porn ChargesAustin Haughwout due back in court Friday
Connecticut Teen Posts Video Of Drone Shooting FireAustin Haughwout, 18, posted a video to YouTube showing his aeronautical creation roasting a turkey with a flamethrower.
Drone Teen Arrested In ClintonA teenager from Clinton who got national attention for posting a video of a drone firing a handgun, has now been arrested on separate charges.
FAA Investigating Clinton Man's Gun-Firing DroneAn 18-year-old Connecticut man may be in trouble with federal aviation officials after posting a video online that shows shots being fired from a drone that had been rigged with a handgun.
US Army Testing Pilotless Black Hawk HelicopterThe U.S. Army is testing an unmanned Black Hawk helicopter that one day can deliver cargo and supplies to troops autonomously, according to LiveScience.
Connecticut Bill Would Impose 20-Year Prison Sentence On People Who Commit Crimes With DronesConnecticut lawmakers will hold a public hearing on a bill that would impose lengthy prison sentences on people who commit crimes with drones.
Journalist Sues Police Who Questioned Drone UseA journalist who was questioned by Hartford police over his use of a drone to take pictures of a car wreck has filed a lawsuit alleging the officers violated his free-speech rights.
Drone Technology Ahead Of RegulationsThe FAA is developing new rules as the technology makes drones far more versatile, but for now operators can run afoul of regulations by using them for commercial purposes. A recent case in Hartford highlighted the situation.