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Drones are also referred to as unmanned aerial systems (UAS), unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV), RPAS (Remotely Piloted Aircraft System), RPAV (Remotely Piloted Aerial Vehicle) or remote control (RC) model aircraft.
Updates to LibGuide
10-17-18: Added Minnesota Improving Quality of Bridge Inspection research to
Projects Pilots and News page. 10-16-18: Added Texas DOT recorded webinar on
Projects Pilots and News page. 07-16-18: Added Ohio DOT story on
State DOT surveys page and an article on drone threats and commercial operator FAA survey on Policies page. 07-03-18: Added TRB Snap Search: UAS/UAV on
Related Guides page 06-28-18: Added new MoDOT UAS survey on
State DOT surveys page. 06-15-18: Added acronyms and updates box on
Home page, VDOT Library RSS feeds on Research Feed page, Ohio drone news article on Projects page, FAA links on Policies page and new Library Databases page. 12-04-18: Added new FAA report to
Policies page. 12-14-18: Added recorded webinar,
How Sustainable Are Drone (UAV) Deliveries? to Contractors page under Webinar and Video section. 12/21/18: Added recorded webinar.
ARE-Airshark - UAS LiDAR Applications to Contractors page under Webinar and Video section. 12/21/18: Added recorded webinar.
The NCDOT Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) Program to Project Pilots and News page under the North Carolina heading. 1/23/19: Added Drones shown to make traffic crash site assessments safer, faster and more accurate to page under the Indiana heading.
1/28/19: Added DOR UAS Initiatives to
. Policies page 1/28/19: Added Drones used to improve traffic crash site assessments under the Illinois section of the
page. Project Pilots and News 1/28/19: Added How to Dig a Hole With Two Drones and a Parachute under the Nebraska section of the
page. Project Pilots and News 1/30/19: Added AirGon Presents: Loki Training to the
Contractors page under Webinar and Video section. 2/4/19: Changed State DOT Surveys page to the title
State Surveys and Domestic Scans. 2/20/19: Infrared Training added to
page under Webinar and Video section. Contractors 2/20/19: Drone Mapping Report added to Montana section of the
. Projects Pilots and News page 5/21/19: NASA - Enabling Civilian Low-Altitude Airspace and Unmanned Aircraft System Operations added to the
page Related Guides 5/21/19: N.C. Recognized for Drone Use in Disaster Response and NCDOT Roundabouts were both added to the
page. Project Pilots and News 5/22/19: Added ARE Webinar on recurring mapping to the
7/17/19: Added FAA Issues Waiver to Fly Drones with Parachutes to
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