Drone use for Columbus businesses to soar after FAA releases commercial-friendly rules

April 2016 By Julie France
Columbus CEO

At the Ohio State University airport, drones are being defaced as they are flown right into the powerful suction of a jet engine. But, this is no accident—and right now, they are being defaced by virtual jet engines done through computations, not physical experiments. These tests are part of crucial research to learn all the consequences of drones before an unstoppable surge in their usage.

Columbus companies are preparing to pounce on opportunities drones can bring to business as they await Part 107, the implementation of the Federal Aviation Administration’s proposed provisions for commercial use of drones—known as Unmanned Aircraft Systems or Unmanned Aerial Vehicles—this spring.

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