Friday, May 1st, 2015
CENTENNIAL, Colorado, May 1, 2015 — CompassData, a worldwide provider of geospatial data and services, is excited to announce that they have been granted an exemption by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for the commercial operation of their Trimble UX5 Unmanned Aircraft System within the U.S. The exemption was granted under Section 333 of the FAA
Tuesday, March 10th, 2015
March 10, 2015 — The Michigan State Police (MSP) has received authorization from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), making the department one of the first police agencies in the nation to obtain statewide authorization to fly an Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) to support public safety efforts.
Tuesday, February 17th, 2015
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB, Ohio, Feb.17, 2015—Unmanned aircraft system (UAS) designers at General Atomics in Poway, Calif., will provide the U.S. Air Force with 24 MQ-9 Block 5 Reaper attack drones under terms of a $279.1 million contract announced earlier this month.