Friday, September 4, 2015
FAA Approves Operation of Largest Drone Fleet
|Lockheed Martin Indago, a Measure featured platform for disaster relief and insurance. Photo: Measure.|
[Avionics Today 09-04-2015] The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has granted drone solutions provider Measure permission to fly more than 300 different types of unmanned aircraft for commercial applications. In a significant move forward for the commercial Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) industry, Measure received a comprehensive FAA approval under the Section 333 process outlined in the agency’s Modernization and Reform Act of 2012. In addition, Measure is the first Washington, D.C.-based company to receive approval from the FAA for commercial drone flights.