Alabama Drone Task Force

Governor Robert Bentley announces today the creation of the Alabama Drone Task Force. The task force was created to review the necessary requirements to further Alabama’s potential use of drones in areas of agriculture, conservation and law enforcement. The Governor has requested task force members accomplish the following agenda: to study the requirements for drone operations in Alabama, and the process for FAA approval, to apply for necessary FAA waivers for drone use in Alabama airspace, to meet with stakeholders to discuss plans for drone use, and to recommend a statewide plan for drone use in Alabama. The first meeting of the Drone Task Force is scheduled for Friday, August 29th in Montgomery. The statewide drone management plan is due to the Governor before January 15, 2015.

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