K-State gets waiver for unmanned aircraft like drones

Kansas State Polytechnic’s UAS flight operations manager. “At the time of notification to us, the FAA’s website showed only 20 waivers to this regulation, and only half are waived to allow small UAS operations where the remote pilot in command and the …

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35 State DOTs, Including NC, Deploying Drones To Save Lives, Time, Money

A survey by the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials finds that 35 of 44 responding state departments of transportation (80 percent) are using unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), or … (COA) from the FAA to conduct drone operations.

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With Governor’s Blessing, Nevada Pursues FAA UAS Integration Program

The State of Nevada says it has completed the first step for applying to participate in the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) Integration Pilot … momentum of securing the FAA UAV test site designation in 2013 …

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