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Simi Valley Company First To Get FAA Approval For Commercial Drone Flights Over Land

The FAA has granted a Southern California company the first permission for commercial drone flights over land.


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Monrovia’s AeroVironment Increases Security Amid Terrorist Threat

Authorities have increased security at a Monrovia company amid allegations of threats made by Al-Qaeda against some of its top executives.


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Report: FBI Warns Of Al-Qaida Threats Against Monrovia Aircraft Execs

The FBI would not confirm a specific threat against the Monrovia facility of AeroVironment Inc., but city officials announced enhanced security measures over the holiday weekend


Is it a bird...or a spy plane? (credit: AP)

Simi Valley Company Demonstrates Hummingbird-Like Spy Plane

A project manager has demonstrated a tiny spy plane with flapping wings like a hummingbird.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/25/2011