In this July 2012 photo provided by Footloose Fotography, a team member prepares to fly a radio-controlled helicopter at the base of Trango Summit in the Karakoram mountain range in northern Pakistan.... more 
In this July 2012 photo provided by Footloose Fotography, a team member prepares to fly a radio-controlled helicopter at the base of Trango Summit in the Karakoram mountain range in northern Pakistan. Drones have long been the domain of the U.S. military, which uses them extensively in Pakistan’s tribal areas near the Afghanistan border to spy on and target threats to the United States. Recently, however, civilians have increasingly turned to drones to shoot ground-breaking footage or angles of adventure sports. (AP Photo/footloosefotography.com for Mammut, Andrew Peacock) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By footloosefotography.com for Mammut, Andrew Peacock
Sat, Sep 22, 2012 10:11 AM EDT