Flying drones is a popular hobby in Broome County. Wednesday night, local leaders hosted a forum on drone regulations.
To many, drones used to be those things the military used in the Middle-East. Now that they are popular with area residents, it has merited an informational meeting on their safe use. The Wednesday discussion in Binghamton focused on FAA regulations regarding these devices.
A Binghamton man who actually owns a drone and uses it for fun spoke with Fox 40. He said drones can be a necessity in every day life for us civilians and not just military spies.
Officials says that there is rising concern that these drones could interfere with aircraft as they grow more popular and sophisticated.