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Iowa News Station Deploys its Own ‘SkyLink 4’ Drone

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 16, 2017

KTIV, a television news station based in Sioux City, Iowa, is launching its new unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), dubbed the SkyLink 4 drone. According to its own report, KTIV’s Federal Aviation Administration-certified drone pilot, Jake Rains, also serves as the [Read More]

Iowa State Field Day to Cover the Use of UAVs for Agriculture

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 11, 2015

The agricultural use of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) will be the subject of an Aug. 27 field day at the Iowa State University Agricultural Engineering and Agronomy Research Farms. The field day will include the following events: A team of [Read More]

Drones Bring Professional Photographer in Iowa to a New Height

Posted by Betsy Lillian on July 31, 2014

A professional photographer is enlisting the help of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) to create portraits for clients. Dale Stierman, owner of ‘Picture Perfect: Portrait and Design’ in Dubuque, Iowa, says he is one of the first to use UAVs for [Read More]

UAV Bill on the Move in Iowa Legislature

Posted by UAO Staff on February 17, 2014

A bill regulating the use of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) made it through the Iowa House Public Safety Committee on the strength of unanimous bipartisan support. The legislation requires a search warrant for UAV use by state agencies and law [Read More]

Iowa Governor Willing to Consider UAV Legislation

Posted by UAO Staff on February 04, 2014

Gov. Terry Branstad, R-Iowa, is up for looking at legislation that would regulate the use of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) in Iowa. Such a bill is under discussion in the Iowa state legislature. Branstad believes that UAVs ‘could be effective [Read More]

Iowa Subcommittee Discusses UAV Bill

Posted by UAO Staff on January 31, 2014

Bills regarding the use of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) have been making the rounds in state legislatures across the U.S., and Iowa is now another state to consider the issue. The bill, discussed during a subcommittee meeting in the Iowa [Read More]