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New drone laws take effect Dec. 1 (access required)

As drones, also known as Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS), become more common, North Carolina’s laws are changing to stay up-to-date with this fast-growing industry.  Two laws that were passed in July will take effect on Friday, Dec. 1. House Bill ...

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McCarthy Building Companies collaborates with PrecisionHawk to scale its drone services in construction (access required)

One of the nation’s largest general contractors, McCarthy Building Companies, Inc., is collaborating with Raleigh-based PrecisionHawk, a provider of enterprise-grade, commercial drone technology, to help scale its growing drone program. Using PrecisionHawk’s open software architecture, the companies will develop custom ...

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N.C. DOT begins drone-permitting system (access required)

The North Carolina Department of Transportation has launched a permitting system for commercial and government drone operators in North Carolina. The department said the system is designed to assist operators in understanding restrictions on drone uses. To obtain a permit, ...

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