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A DJI Phantom 4 drone is flown during an AviSight Drone Academy training class at the South Point Hotel & Casino on Aug. 25, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Ethan Miller/Getty Images)
A DJI Phantom 4 drone is flown during an AviSight Drone Academy training class at the South Point Hotel & Casino on Aug. 25, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Ethan Miller/Getty Images)
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Drones are growing in popularity. The Federal Aviation Administration expects sales to climb from more than 2 million in 2016 to 7 million by 2020.

As Brian Bull (@bcbull) from Here & Now contributor KLCC reports, flight instructors in Eugene, Oregon, are working to make sure the growing ranks of drone operators use the remote-controlled machines safely — and in accordance with federal rules.

This article was originally published on March 30, 2017.

This segment aired on March 30, 2017.

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