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Indiana Bill Seeks to Create Four New UAV-Related Misdemeanors

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 21, 2017

Having passed the Indiana General Assembly, a bill creating misdemeanor offenses specifically related to unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) is on its way to the desk of Gov. Eric Holcomb for his final consideration. According to author Sen. Eric Koch, R-Bedford, [Read More]

Indiana Police Department Rolls out New UAS Program

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 20, 2017

Indiana’s Valparaiso Police Department has launched a new unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) program, which the police say will provide additional support in several types of emergency situations. According to an announcement from the police department, which holds two Certificates of [Read More]

With New sUAS, Indiana Officers Take ‘Innovative, Futuristic Step Forward’

Posted by Betsy Lillian on November 29, 2016

Indiana Conservation Officers at the law enforcement division of the state’s Department of Natural Resources (DNR) have brought in small unmanned aircraft systems (sUAS) to aid in search-and-rescue operations. Currently, five Indiana Conservation Officers have become certified pilots of the [Read More]

PrecisionHawk, Indiana State Team up for Multidisciplinary Drone Research

Posted by Betsy Lillian on November 24, 2015

Terrestrial data acquisition and analysis company PrecisionHawk has signed a research and development partnership with Indiana State University (ISU) in an effort to advance the unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) industry from multidisciplinary perspectives. The university-business collaboration will focus on safety, [Read More]

Partnership Bringing UAV Services to Indiana Municipalities

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 18, 2015

Clear Vision Media (CVM) and Indiana Aerial Solutions are working together under an FAA 333 exemption to provide commercial aerial photography using multi-rotor aircraft for towns, cities and municipalities across Indiana. CVM says that the Steuben County Tourism Bureau and [Read More]

Indiana Logistics Summit to Feature Unmanned Systems Focus

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 24, 2015

Emerging technologies will take center stage when speakers from NASA and Indiana State University address logistics leaders at the 13th annual Indiana Logistics Summit on Tuesday, Sept. 22, at the Indiana Convention Center. Unmanned systems will be a primary theme [Read More]

Indiana State Gains UAS Approval for Two Locations

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 24, 2015

Indiana State University says it has become the first higher-education institution in the state to receive Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) approval to fly unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). The FAA granted Certificates of Authorization (COAs) for Indiana State to operate a [Read More]

Indiana Tourism Agency Gets Boost from UAV

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 18, 2014

A tourism agency in Indiana is using an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) to provide aerial views of landmarks. According to an Associated Press report, the Steuben County Tourism Bureau in northern Indiana has hired contractor Chris Sanchez to film videos [Read More]

Indiana House Passes Law Enforcement UAV Bill

Posted by UAO Staff on February 06, 2014

The Indiana House of Representatives has approved a bill limiting law enforcement usage of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). The bill was introduced by state Rep. Eric Koch, R-Bedford, before being assigned to committee. It ‘would require a search warrant before [Read More]

Police UAV Bill Heads to Committee in Indiana

Posted by UAO Staff on January 28, 2014

A bill limiting police usage of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) is on the table for the Indiana state legislature. The bill was introduced by state Rep. Eric Koch, R-Bedford. It was scheduled to be heard yesterday morning by the House [Read More]