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Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs or Drones)

The unmanned aircraft and all of the associated support equipment, control station, data links, telemetry, communications and navigation equipment, etc., necessary to operate the unmanned aircraft.


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Brittany Hall-ScharfApril 11th, 2024The University of Florida recently hosted an intensive 4-day drone course for the Florida Forest Service, providing foresters with the essential aviation knowledge and hands-on drone operation skills. This initiative is revolutionizing how the Florida Forest Service approaches its forest management, particularly with the new legislation permitting the use of American-made drones. Extension Agents Brittany […]

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