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UAS Improves Project Efficiency in Complex Runway Redesign

With the recent addition of new pilots across multiple disciplines at Woolpert, we are constantly leveraging unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) technology for new applications. In particular, we are focusing on how we can integrate the imagery and data produced…

KDOT Unites with Strategic Partners for UAS

May 17, 2017 - in Corporate, News

The Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT) Division of Aviation visits Dallas, TX this week for the largest gathering of Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS)…

Vertical Images: From Film Making to Inspection, and Why the Future of Drones Doesn’t Lie in Flying

Successful drone entrepreneur Petr Lněnička went from award-winning filmmaker to drone inspection leader in his native Czech Republic. Here he lays…

New FAA Rules for Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems Go Into Effect

August 30, 2016 - in Transportation

WASHINGTON – Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx and Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Administrator Michael Huerta today announced the implementation of the first operational rules for routine non-hobbyist use of small unmanned aircraft systems (UAS…

Woolpert Dispatches Drones to Mitigate, Predict Landslides

August 3, 2016 - in Corporate, News

WEST VIRGINIA, Aug. 3, 2016 — Woolpert has tasked its unmanned aerial systems (UAS), or drones, with monitoring landslide areas and potential landslide areas in northern West Virginia. “This is an active weather time, with West Virginia experiencing…

Red Rocks Revealed: High-Resolution Drone-Collected Model Aids Understanding

August 2, 2016 - in Articles, Feature, Featured

Red Rocks Amphitheater and Park is one of the premiere concert venues in the world and one of the “crown jewels” of Denver Parks and Recreation’s many amenities. Further advancing its special stature, the park was recently named a National Historic Landmark…

Drone Industry Experts and Major Firms Are Set to Present at the UAS Summit & Expo

July 22, 2016 - in Announcement, Events

GRAND FORKS, ND - UAS Magazine announced this week the preliminary agenda for the 10th annual UAS Summit & Expo, the Upper Midwest's premier unmanned aircraft systems event produced by UAS Magazine and the Red River Valley Research Corridor. Taking place…

FAA Recognizes Local Authority in New Drone Regulations

June 24, 2016 - in Corporate, Surveying/Mapping

WASHINGTON, June 23, 2016—In a win for local governments and local decision-making authority, new rules issued this week by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) on unmanned aviation systems (UAS), commonly known as drones, recognize that city leaders…

DOT and FAA Finalize Rules for Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems

June 21, 2016 - in Corporate, Surveying/Mapping

WASHINGTON – Today, the Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration has finalized the first operational rules for routine commercial use of small unmanned aircraft systems (UAS or “drones”), opening pathways towards fully integrating…

Infrastructure Leads Commercial Application of Drone Technology

May 13, 2016 - in Corporate, Surveying/Mapping

The drone revolution is disrupting industries ranging from agriculture to filmmaking. According to a new study by PwC on the commercial applications of drone technology, the emerging global market for business services using drones is valued at over $127 bn.…