Category: Government

DOT and FAA Finalize Rules for Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems


Regulations will create new opportunities for business and government to use drones WASHINGTON – Today, the Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration has finalized the first operational rules (PDF) for routine commercial use of small unmanned aircraft systems (UAS or “drones”), opening pathways towards fully integrating UAS into the nation’s airspace. These new regulations work

RC Helicopter with Video Camera Captures the Bureau of Reclamation Date Street Complex


Today’s shoot took us to the Bureau of Reclamation Date Street Complex in Boulder City, Nevada.  The mission was to obtain aerial images of a building being proposed for renovation. The second part of the mission took us to the newly constructed “Green” office building for which approximately 170 employees are employed. This project was

RC Helicopter Aerial Photography Shoot at BLM Red Rock Canyon Visitor Center


Recently, Cameraman Ken and I spent the morning shooting the Bureau of Land Mangement Red Rock Visitor Center at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area in Las Vegas, Nevada with the helicam.  The Red Rock Canyon Visitor Center is a focal point for visitor orientation. The multiple facilities offer information and interpretation about recreation opportunities,