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Drone policy designed to match federal regulations

Drone policy designed to match federal regulations

October 28, 2016

UVM has developed a new drone policy in order to better comply with federal regulations. The Interim Drone University Operating Procedure recently published by UVM states that no recreational Unmanned Aircraft, drone or model aircraft flying of any kind is permitted on campus. “We are striving ...

Drone lab creates 3-D map of VT.

Alexandra Shannon

September 8, 2016

A 3-D map of Vermont is being made through the use of drones at UVM.   The drone program is a part of the UVM Spatial Analysis Laboratory directed by Research Associate Lecturer Jarlath O’Neil-Dunne.   The project, called “Rapid, Local Aerial Photography & Mapping,” uses small...

As interest builds, drone club is a possibility

Courtney Cunningham

October 27, 2015

About 30 students gathered in the Living/Learning Complex to fly drones Oct .20 Members of the UVM Tech House at Living/Learning hosted the drone-flying event. Drones of shapes and sizes were displayed on tables around the room. Some were built by UVM students. “You can make a drone out of ...

Renewable Energy Network hosts drone discussion

October 22, 2015

The Renewable Action Network hosted a talk centered on drones and their potential for use in several areas.The talk was hosted in the Aiken Center and was open to all students.The Renewable Energy Network is a student organization in the Office of Sustainability.Its goal is to help prepare students for ca...

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