Drone entrepreneurs navigate cloudy FAA rules

Jun 15, 2015

CEO of Capitol Drones Ryan Latourette flies one of his machines.
Credit WKAR/Kevin Lavery

There’s a lot of buzz these days about drones. Unmanned aerial vehicles have a range of uses, from military and police surveillance to search and rescue. In private hands, drones are purely recreational toys for some people, but others are capitalizing on their economic potential.

Current State’s Kevin Lavery logged some flight time with drone enthusiast Ryan Latourette, founder of his own startup, Capitol Drones. Latourette unabashedly labels himself a “techie.”