Wednesday, June 11, 2014

The Revolution has Started: First Commercial Drone Flight in U.S.

On the northernmost edge of U.S. territory, the revolution has started. On Sunday, a Puma AE drone operated under contract to BP became the first FAA authorized commercial drone to operate over land. Links below tell the story of the opening phase of developments that will forever change how geospatial information technologies are used in this country.
(AeroVironment, Inc. News Release, June 10, 2014)

(LA Times, June 10, 2014)
(The Wall Street Journal, June 10, 2014)

Comment: Call it the "Flight Heard Round the World".

Photo credit: AeroVironment

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