Jimmy Underhill, drone technician for Agribotix, holds a drone at a farm in rural Weld County, Colorado. Luke Runyon/KUNC hide caption

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Drones are displayed at an event with the Small Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) Coalition, last month. The FAA's proposed new rules for their commercial use require certified pilots to fly them and limit their speed, altitude and area of operation. Jacquelyn Martin/AP hide caption

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The AeriCam Anura pocket-sized drone has foldable propellers so you can take it on the go. The company plans to put the drone on Kickstarter by mid-October. aericam.com hide caption

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An unmanned U.S. Predator drone flies over Kandahar Air Field, southern Afghanistan, on Jan. 31, 2010. U.S. drone strikes killed at least 13 people in two separate strikes Wednesday and Thursday in Pakistan's tribal area. Kirsty Wigglesworth/AP hide caption

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A 2011 photo shows an AeroVironment Puma drone being prepared for launch by University of Alaska researchers. The FAA says it approved BP's use of the drone to survey oil fields in Alaska. Keith Cunningham/AP hide caption

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Jeff Blank, of Los Angeles-based Drone Dudes, prepares a quadcopter for takeoff. The drone has to chase a motorcycle down a hill. Aarti Shahani/NPR hide caption

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In this image taken from video and released by SITE Intelligence Group, Anwar al-Awlaki speaks in a video message posted on radical websites in November, 2010. SITE Intelligence Group/AP hide caption

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Drone Journalism Lab researcher Ben Kreimer is limited to testing drones indoors. Courtesy of Drone Journalism Lab hide caption

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A water-collecting drone hovers at a testing site in Lincoln, Neb., in 2013. The Federal Aviation Administration is working on rules for the commercial use of unmanned aircraft. Nati Harnik/AP hide caption

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