Young Americans used to want to be pilots — or astronauts. But considering the number of courses popping up in universities to train students for the next generation of unmanned planes, many now want to fly drones.
Drones have gotten a bad rap in recent times in the wake of criticism of President Obama’s counterterrorism program and images of Amazon.com’s spooky firefly-like drones delivering books and cuddly toys to your door. And the government is clamping down on them, at least for domestic, commercial use. New federal rules on drones are expected to require operators to have a license, fly only during daylight hours below 400 feet and within site of the operator,The Wall Street Journal reported.