Unmanned aircraft, or drones, are widely used by the US against foreign targets.
But their use inside the United States is more controversial. Privacy advocates worry that drones in America's skies will result in a surveillance society.
That has led the city of Charlottesville to ban the use of drones in its airspace.
Al Jazeera's Kimberly Halkett reports from the city.
Published on Feb 18, 2013