Unmanned Aircraft Struggle to Shed the ‘Drone’ Image

The AP has a good story today about how the unmanned aircraft industry is struggling to shed the ‘drone’ image in the general public.  The public is worried about observing and military uses like missiles on drones over the US when the uses will be for surveying or spraying crops.  Drones are planned to be legal in 2015 in US airspace so more outreach is needed to change perceptions.

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About Chuck Schoeneberger

Former forecaster at Meridian Environmental Technologies Inc (now a Interis Company), with a background in GIS and LiDAR, with other stints at GeoSpatial Services of Winona, MN and Aerometric (Now Quantum Spatial) of Sheboygan, WI. He is a weather technologist for public storm safety from a local to international level. LinkedIn Profile: http://www.linkedin.com/profile/view?id=25048141&trk=tab_pro His views are his own and not of his employer.
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