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Clark State begins flights for new drone program

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by By Matt Sanctis Staff Writer SPRINGFIELD — Clark State Community College recently conducted its first drone flight to collect data for a new precision agriculture program. Clark State students will use data and thousands of images collected from the drone…

Graphical drone briefing developed

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by By Jim Moore With more than 1,000 operators already approved to fly unmanned aircraft in the National Airspace System and thousands more expected, Lockheed Martin has developed new tools to keep manned and unmanned aircraft safely separated. The first components…

Airgon LLC granted FAA section 333 UAS exemption

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by Huntsville, AL – AirGon LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of GeoCue Group Inc., has been granted a section 333 exemption by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for its AV-900 Metric Mapping system. Under the exemption, AirGon will be permitted…