New Database: First 500 Companies Allowed to Fly Drones in the U.S. (FAA Commercial Drone Exemptions)
We have partnered with the Center for the Study of the Drone at Bard College to collect data on every commercial exemption the FAA grants. It’s a fascinating snapshot of a fast-growing industry still in its infancy. Below is an interactive database that allows you to drill deeper into details, exploring the companies that have been given permission to fly and what they are planning to do with their drones. You can also search by state and figure out who near you is planning to put a drone in the sky.
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Includes visualization, “Drone Exemptions Over Time”
More Drone Data Resources
- Two New Databases: New America Foundation Launches “World of Drones” (Regulations and Civil Use of Drones) (June 7, 2015)
- New Map Reference Resource: AirMap, a New Online Digital Atlas For Drones (Unmanned Aircraft Systems) (May 5, 2015)
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