Drones are popping up everywhere

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Look. Up in the sky. Itís a bird. Itís a plane. Itís Superman. No Ö itís a drone?

Drone is not a word many had ever heard until it popped up on the evening news in recent years wiping out some enemy combatant. But they are out there and they are for real, even right here in Idaho and throughout the United States.

A drone is an unmanned aircraft system that has its own lobbying group, the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International, which earlier this month released a code of conduct. The code emphasizes the principals of ďsafety, professionalism and respect,Ē but there are skeptics and doubters who wonder where it all may lead when they learn that the Air Force is training its drone pilots by having them track civilian vehicles within the borders of the United States, according to reports in the New York Times, Fox News and a number of other media outlets. Parrish Miller/IdahoReporter.com

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