Video camera-rigged unmanned aerial vehicles, or drones, seem to be everywhere these days — like gnats at a quiet anchorage.
The government can’t decide on regulations for the remote-control gizmos soon enough and consumers can’t get enough of them.
On YouTube, a search for “drone” will pull up 3.6 million videos posted, most showing soaring views from above.
One Australian drone enthusiast recently posted a video showing the potential hazards of flying a drone over a marina.
“I was so lucky today as was flying my DJI Phantom 2 around Lakes Entrance In Victoria and it was just in sight and decided to bring it home yet the mast of a cat got in the way. So lucky this recovered,” wrote the video poster who goes by the name cpodesta1.