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The Professional Land Surveyor Podcast Episode 18: Meerkat and Event Announcements

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 36:00 — 82.4MB)Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSYou can subscribe to this podcast via iTunes, grab the RSS feed or play from the website. Podcast Sponsor This episode of the Professional Land

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Laser Scanning Drones: XactSense is First to Fly Velodyne’s New Low-Cost LIDAR “Puck”

XactSense Inc. has developed a new platform for low-altitude aerial mapping using the newly released Velodyne LIDAR VLP-16 “Puck”. Drone LIDAR mapping for the masses is here. Providence, Rhode Island (PRWEB) March 02, 2015 XactSense, Inc. has developed a new

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Commercial Drones Webinar: Proposed Rules, Tools and Business Opportunities

Commercial Drones Webinar: Proposed Rules, Tools and Business Opportunities

Date: Tuesday, March 17, 2015 Time: 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM (EDT) Cost: Free To Register: CLICK HERE Please join us for this complimentary commercial drones webinar. With the recent announcement by the FAA of proposed rules for commercial drones, UAS or

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The Professional Land Surveyor Podcast Episode 17: Commercial Drones Get Proposed FAA Rules

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Shownotes – Episode 17: Commercial Drones Get Proposed FAA Rules

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FAA’s Small UAS/Drone Proposed Rulemaking Major Provisions
DOT and FAA Propose New Rules for Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems
Commercial Drone Regulations Reportedly Poised For FAA Approval
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LinkedIn Article: FAA Commercial Drone Use Proposed Provisions
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DOT and FAA Propose New Rules for Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems

Regulations will facilitate integration of small UAS into U.S. aviation system WASHINGTON – The Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration today proposed a framework of regulations that would allow routine use of certain small unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) in today’s

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Commercial Drone Regulations Reportedly Poised For FAA Approval

Based on a leaked FAA document, Forbes, the NY Times and other news outlets today are are reporting that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is about to approve favorable rules for the commercial use of drones, UAS or UAV. However, it should

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FAA Grants North Dakota UAS Test Site Broader Air Access

February 11- The Federal Aviation Administration has authorized unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) to fly in a wide area of North Dakota, a move that will give industry more opportunities for research that could help the agency integrate UAS into the

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Safe Drone Usage Legislation to Create Safe Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Policies By FAA

Congressional Legislation Urges the Federal Aviation Administration to Create Safe Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) policies Feb. 05, 2015 Murkowski, Young Introduce Bicameral Bills Pushing for Safe Drone Usage Senator Lisa Murkowski and Congressman Don Young announced companion legislation in both chambers

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The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Grants Eight More UAS Exemptions

FAA Grants Eight More UAS Exemptions The Federal Aviation Administration has granted eight more regulatory exemptions for commercial use of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) operations, bringing the total number of exemption grants to 24.

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FAA Grants Real Estate, Agricultural UAS Exemptions

January 6– The Federal Aviation Administration today granted two regulatory exemptions for unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) operations, including the first for real estate photography. The agency gave the exemptions to Douglas Trudeau with Tierra Antigua Realty in Tucson, AZ, and

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FAA Announces Virginia Tech UAS Test Site Now Operational

Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Announces Virginia Tech UAS Test Site Now Operational Research in Virginia, New Jersey and Maryland to benefit technology development WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration today announced that the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and

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Busting Myth #4 About The FAA and Unmanned Aircraft

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) published a list Busting Myths about the FAA and Unmanned Aircraft to discuss misconceptions and misinformation about Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) regulations. As UAS, Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) or drones, if you will, become ever more

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Busting Myth #3 About The FAA and Unmanned Aircraft

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) published a list Busting Myths about the FAA and Unmanned Aircraft to discuss misconceptions and misinformation about Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) regulations. As UAS, Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) or drones, if you will, become ever more

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Busting Myth #2 About The FAA and Unmanned Aircraft

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) published a list Busting Myths about the FAA and Unmanned Aircraft to discuss misconceptions and misinformation about Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) regulations. As UAS, Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) or drones, if you will, become ever more

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Busting Myth #1 About The FAA and Unmanned Aircraft

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) published a list Busting Myths about the FAA and Unmanned Aircraft to discuss misconceptions and misinformation about Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) regulations. As UAS, Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) or drones, if you will, become ever more

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Commercial Drones Legal (For Now)

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 4:56 — 4.5MB)Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSThis news is republished from the Professional Land Surveyor Newsletter, which you can read and subscribe to here »»http://eepurl.com/PUWDP Judge Rules Commercial Drone Use Legal

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Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Selects Six Sites for Unmanned Aircraft Research

After a rigorous 10-month selection process involving 25 proposals from 24 states, the Federal Aviation Administration has chosen six unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) research and test site operators across the country. In selecting the six test site operators, the FAA

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Amazon’s Jeff Bezos Proposes To Drone On In The Future

This video is a portion of Charlie Rose’s 60 Minutes interview last night of Amazon CEO and founder Jeff Bezos. Delivery by Drone?

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The Professional Land Surveyor Podcast Episode 15

Online Session on UAS Test Site Privacy Policy – FAA UAS Online Listening Session Audio. The FAA held an online public engagement session to provide the public with an opportunity to comment on the agency’s proposed privacy policy for Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS). The FAA provided a brief overview of the UAS test site program and proposed privacy policy and then took comments from participants. Each participant had three minutes for comments. The FAA continues to encourage the public to provide comments to the docket. The FAA listened and recorded all comments, but did not answer any questions during the session. The FAA anticipates that test site operator privacy practices will help inform the dialogue among policymakers, privacy advocates, and the industry on broader questions about the use of UAS technologies. The privacy requirements the FAA has proposed are specifically designed for the operation of the UAS test sites. They are not intended to pre-determine the long-term policy and regulatory framework under which commercial UASs would operate. Rather, they aim to assure maximum transparency of privacy policies associated with UAS test site operations in order to engage all stakeholders in discussion about which privacy issues are raised by UAS operations and how law, public policy, and the industry practices should respond to those issues in the long run.

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FAA Announces Request for Proposals For Unmanned Aircraft Systems Research and Test Sites

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WASHINGTON – The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) today solicited proposals from state and local governments, eligible universities and other public entities to develop six unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) research and test sites around the country. Through the FAA Modernization and

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