Monthly Archives: March 2015

Longer Growing Seasons Effecting Planting Decisions

Prairie Business Magazine has a good article this week talking about the changing climate conditions in the Red River Valley of the North effecting the sugar beet storage after harvest in the region.  It is bringing a longer growing season … Continue reading

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Western Australia Getting Six New Doppler Weather Radars

Western Australia is getting six new Doppler weather radars.  The locations are not on the Bureau of Meteorology site yet.  There is no mention on the BoM site which band of radar they are installing, it will probably be a … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Considering State UAV Regulations

The Wisconsin legislature will be taking up the regulation of UAVs across the state, it is early in the process so it remains to be seen how closely they follow the federal FAA regulations for commercial UAV flights. The timing … Continue reading

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FAA Hiring Next Generation of Air Traffic Controllers

The FAA has put out notice they are hiring the next generation of Air Traffic Controllers, as part of their careers they will be involved in integrating UAVs into United States airspace.  Application are accepted from March 23 to at … Continue reading

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FAA Expands Commercial UAVs Flight to All Areas Under 200ft if Already Approved

The FAA on March, 24, 2015 expanded the flight range for all approved commercial UAV companies to the entire US Airspace (exceptions for airports and other restricted airspace) under 200ft. This is going to open up many more flight areas … Continue reading

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EU looking Forward on UAV Regulations

As a followup to the recent UAV post, the European Union is considering three different levels of UAV operation across the member nations.  The proposal opens EU airspace more than anything proposed in the United States, Canada, or Australia at … Continue reading

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FAA Considering Streamlining Commercial UAV Flight Approval Process

Prairie Business Magazine has published a article that suggests that the FAA is working on streamlining approvals for commercial UAV flights.  The start of the process is to use a current certificate of authority for multiple uses and not have … Continue reading

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