Le Monde reports that quadrotors of various shapes and sizes have been flying over some of France’s (numerous) nuclear power plants over the course of the past few weeks, causing mild alarm, embarrassment for the Air Force that’s supposed to police the air space and a judicial enquiry.
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Hopefully, this isolated incident won’t cause an over-the-top kneejerk reaction like banning all amateur quadrotors from flying. But it does give one more fairly compelling entry in the pros column for increased regulation. [Le Monde via Ars Technica]