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Drone Ban May Ground Model Planes

Model airplane enthusiasts on Long Island seek exemption from proposed drone ban

Members of Suffolk County’s 15 model airplane-flying clubs fear their wings will be clipped by a proposal to ban drones over property owned by the Long Island county.

At a public hearing Monday, the groups petitioned the county executive to specifically exempt them from the proposed drone regulation because their planes don’t carry cameras or prompt privacy concerns.

“Our members have been safely flying on Long Island since...

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