Louisville submits application to use drones for gunshot response

This application follows President Donald Trump’s executive order last October directing the FAA to launch the UAS Integration Pilot Program, which allows local governments to apply for a drone “innovation zone.” The city should receive a decision …

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DOT Announces Drone Integration Pilot Program

UAS operators, and other stakeholders. Application details can be found on the program’s website. Initial program applicants who receive approval could begin deploying drones under the limitations coordinated and agreed to with FAA within 180 days.

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Springfield airport master plan to be updated

About $400,000 in grant money will be spent to complete a new master plan at the Springfield-Beckley Municipal Airport — its first update in 16 years. City Commissioners approved the application of a $400,000 grant from the Federal Aviation Administration at last week’s meeting for master planning services at the 1,800-acre airport at 1251 W. Blee Road. Commissioners also approved a $20,000 …

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Irrigation System Controller helps farmers optimize water use.

Allowing farmers to apply consistent amount of water on area covered by center-pivot corner arm, Irrigate-IQ™ uniform corner prevents over- and under-watering through uniform application. Algorithms enable consistent water application regardless of position of corner arm. To minimize risk of application overlaps or gaps, solution controls each individual nozzle based on desired application depth …

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