Tagged: Federal Aviation Administration

Agri-Drones Await Final FAA Rules

Agri-Drones Await Final FAA Rules

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Two recent webinars hosted by a senior staff attorney at the National Agricultural Law Center at the University of Arkansas System’s Division of Agriculture focused on the legal framework behind deploying drones for agricultural use. read more >

FAA Adds Urban Studies to  Review of Drone Regulations

FAA Adds Urban Studies to Review of Drone Regulations

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The Federal Aviation Administration’s review of proposed regulations for unmanned aerial vehicles took a promising turn for operators last week when the FAA said it was adding several studies to better measure the use of the devices. read more >

Farmers’ Use Of Drones Up In The Air

Farmers’ Use Of Drones Up In The Air

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In the ongoing conflict between conventional agriculture and emerging technologies, some innovations are finding favor while others confront hurdles. read more >

Conway Hopes To Lure Business to New Airport at Cantrell Field

Conway Hopes To Lure Business to New Airport at Cantrell Field

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Nearly six months after the opening of the new Conway municipal airport, the facility is already buzzing with activity. The planners behind the project have also set their sights on the next steps to grow its role in the state and attract business. read more >

Agreement Puts Drones Closer to Sky

Agreement Puts Drones Closer to Sky

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A cooperative agreement announced last week between the Federal Aviation Administration and CNN for the company to use unmanned aircraft for news gathering has some operators hopeful for the future. read more >

In Arkansas, Drones Take Place of News Choppers

In Arkansas, Drones Take Place of News Choppers

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The days of the humble news chopper are waning. It’s now cheaper, easier and more effective to shoot stories with drones. News stations are adapting to this change in different ways. Some are hiring freelancers with access to the technology. read more >

Two Airport Projects in El Dorado Gain Approval

Two Airport Projects in El Dorado Gain Approval

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Two building projects to expand and renovate parts of the South Arkansas Regional Airport in El Dorado were approved last week. One involves the $1.6 million construction of a new hangar at the airport. The second project involves renovation of the airport’s terminal. read more >