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Drone sales soaring as new federal flying rules kick in

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In September, Glenmont resident Gary McPherson became the first commercially licensed drone pilot in the Capital Region under first-ever rules adopted a month earlier by the Federal Aviation Administration. By June, the FAA had fined some 20 drone owners for such behavior as flying over football stadiums, near the George Washington Bridge, near Logan International Airport in Boston, and above the U.S. Open tennis tournament. McPherson, 46, has …