The Rules of Drones

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Drones are definitely an “it” technology right now. So what’s the guy in charge of figuring out how to make drones viable in U.S. airspace up to? Well, he just retired. Jim Williams expressed frustration this week with the patchwork of drone rules that currently exists. In other words, there is no one set of rules to govern how people use drones on a commercial, personal or journalistic basis. KCRW reports on the ins and outs of small-scale drone use.

KCRW staffers get a flying lesson

KCRW staffers get a flying lesson

Saul Gonzalez records the sound of the Phantom 2 Quadcopter

Saul Gonzalez records the sound of the Phantom 2 Quadcopter

Credits

Guest:
Saul Gonzalez - reporter for KCRW. Host, 'There Goes the Neighborhood: Los Angeles' - @SaulKCRW

Host:
Madeleine Brand

Producers:
Jolie Myers, Matt Holzman, Anna Scott, Christian Bordal