MAY 19, 2014 By: Ben Potter, AgWeb.com Social Media and Innovation Editor Make sure your drone-flying experience goes smoothly. Randall Adkins, a precision farming specialist for Scott Equipment in Louisiana, has been researching several models of rotor drones over the past several months. On this clear spring day, he’s assembling his first fixed-wing model. “I […]
A partnership between Camp Shelby and Hinds Community College adds perks for both in their unmanned aerial vehicle programs. Mississippi is gunning to be a leader in the drone world. / Therese Apel, The Clarion-Ledger http://archive.clarionledger.com/VideoNetwork/3114366261001/Drones-at-home-Hinds-Community-College-signs-drone-partnership-with-Camp-Shelby
Sensible regulation of small drones would foster innovation and protect privacy By Paul Voss It’s no secret that the United States may be losing its edge in civilian aviation. Nowhere is this more apparent than with small unmanned aircraft, those tiny flying robots that promise to transform agriculture, forestry, pipeline monitoring, filmmaking, and more. While […]
by Associated Press Published: March 19,2013 BILOXI — A toy helicopter the Mississippi Department of Marine Resources planned to use to fly over marshland to monitor invasive species has been grounded. The Federal Aviation Administration said its regulations for a toy helicopter under such circumstances are the same as those for a military predator drone. […]
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Thanks to Barbara Gauntt with the Clarion-Ledger for this report.
Barbara Gauntt, photographer and reporter for the Clarion Ledger newspaper in Jackson Mississippi, produced a news feature on the launch of the Hind Community College Unmanned Aerial Systems pilot training program started in the fall semester of 2012.