Julian California Residents Voice Their Opposition To Drone Testing

Residents of San Diego county are justifiably concerned that new drone technology will soon be tested over their homes and schools. The area has recently been approved as an official FAA drone testing site. The people of Julian, California, in San Diego County, packed a crowded forum on the test site hosted by Back Country Voices. The event brought together a…

DRONE TESTING AREA CREATES HUGE LIABILITY, AND MANY QUESTIONS

READER’S EDITORIAL: Dave Patterson November 18, 2013 (San Diego’s East County) – On September 24, the County of San Diego: Board of Supervisors threw their support behind a Southern California Drone Testing zone. This rash decision puts San Diego County at risk for $2.7 billion in liability for the property alone if a Drone goes…

‘Back Country Voices’ Citizens Concerned About Drones

‘Back Country Voices’ Citizens Concerned About Drones Panel Discussion: Monday Nov. 11th, 6:00-8:00 p.m. Julian Library Town Hall Meeting: Wednesday Dec. 4th, 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. at the Julian Town Hall/Community Center. Concerned residents of San Diego County have joined together to form a citizens action group, ‘Back Country Voices.’ They have scheduled 2 public…

DO YOU WANT SAN DIEGO COUNTY TO BECOME A NATIONAL DRONE TEST SITE?

It was noted in the 9/24/13 issue of the San Diego Union Tribune, that the 5 San Diego County Supervisors voted unanimously to approve a large portion of Southern California, including San Diego County, as one of the proposed 6 national Drone Test Sites, to be determined by the FAA in December, 2013. This idea…

Back Country Citizens Concerned About Drones

        Back Country Citizens Concerned About Drones ‘Back Country Voices,’have joined to raise concerns about the recent unanimous vote by the San Diego County Board of Supervisors in support of a proposal for testing drones over Southern California skies.  “I don’t know what we can do,” said one participant of the newly…

States Vie for Test Sites As FAA Prepares U.S. Airspace For Thousands of Drones

  “Government is not reason, it is not eloquence, it is force. Like fire it is a dangerous servant and a fearsome master.” – George Washington Thousands of drones will join the 327 already flying in U.S. airspace over the next five years, according to the Federal Aviation Administration’s 2013 Aerospace Forecast, which called the…

Back Country Drones

Back Country Drones   On September 24, the San Diego County Board of Supervisors gave their support to a proposal that was submitted to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for testing of Unmanned Aircraft Systems and Vehicle (drones) over Southern California.  So far, twenty-five groups in twenty-four states are competing to become one of the…