The second FAA-designated test site for civil unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) research has become operational in Alaska, with initial flights of an Aeryon Scout small quadcopter to be used for wildlife surveys at several locations across the state later this year. The FAA has granted a two-year certificate of authorization (COA) for flights at the University of Alaska Fairbanks Large Animal Research Station, to show how a UAS can be used to locate, identify and count wildlife such as ...
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