Drone maker will prevent drones from flying near White House

Drone maker DJI has announced that it will prevent all of its drones from flying over air space near the White House.

This statement comes after a Phantom drone was crashed onto the White House’s lawn, causing a stir about security there, by a pilot who had been drinking.

The Chinese drone maker had previously stated that it had programmed its drones to stop flying when they fly too close to airports.

The company can also track each of its drone’s positions through GPS and configure which areas are off-limits.

The drone industry has agreed with the Obama administration that more regulations on drones are needed, but has been held back by the FAA, which has moved slowly to establish new rules.