Robert Blair of Blair Farms is one of the pioneers of the use of UAS for precision agriculture in the U.S. Since 2006, he has been using UAS on his farm in Kendrick, Idaho.
Andrew Shepherd of the Sinclair UAS team was recently named one of Dayton's 40 most influential young leaders in its 2014 40 Under 40 awards program.
Brian Wilson, 45, raced to the scene with his DJI Phantom 2 quadcopter and shot about 30 minutes of video before the battery died. His drone has four blades and weighs about 3 pounds.
The proliferation of unmanned aircraft is already outpacing the regulations that govern them. Is U.S. airspace big enough for a deluge of drones?
On February 26, 2014, the FAA published “Busting Myths about the FAA and Unmanned Aircraft” in an effort to clarify its position on commercial use of drones in the U.S.