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Drones take to Hawaii skies

Unmanned aircraft systems promise great benefits, and Hawaii has the opportunity to lead

By Larry Osborn

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Feb 17, 2014

~~<p>Recently the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) selected six sites to serve as test ranges to &quot;allow the agency to develop research findings and operational experiences to help ensure the safe integration of UAS (unmanned aircraft systems) into the nation's airspace.&quot;</p>
<p>Today UAS cannot routinely fly in U.S. national airspace (NAS), which severely limits their use by our government agencies.</p>
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Recently the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) selected six sites to serve as test ranges to "allow the agency to develop research findings and operational experiences to help ensure the safe integration of UAS (unmanned aircraft systems) into the nation's airspace."

Today UAS cannot routinely fly in U.S. national airspace (NAS), which severely limits their use by our government agencies. Login for more...



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