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  • BNSF Railway Company (Evaluation and analysis of railroad infrastructure and operations)
  • Quiet Creek Corporation (Mapping and precision agriculture operations)
  • Aetos Group Inc. (Aerial inspection of plant infrastructure)
  • Aerial Production Services, Inc. (Aerial photography and inspection)
  • Solusia Air, LLC (Telecommunications and utility structure inspection, construction, and maintenance services)
  • Mike Johnson (Roof inspections)
  • Notus Access Group (Aerial inspections of wind turbine blades and towers)
  • Saratoga Aerial Photo and Video (Aerial photography)
  • Jeffrey J. Walsh (Aerial acquisition and research)
  • Steven Zeets (Aerial acquisition and research)
  • EnviroMINE, Inc. (Surface mining)
  • Industrial Aerobotics, LLC (Precision aerial surveys)
  • Oceaneering International, Inc. (Safety inspections and aerial surveying)
  • NextEra Energy, Inc. (Inspections of energy infrastructure)
  • Wilbur-Ellis Company (Precision agriculture survey and inspection operations)
  • Vision Services Group, LLC (Collect high quality, actionable data for use by agronomists, crop consultants, and forestry professionals)
  • Montico, Inc. (Tower inspections and mapping operations to an existing tower structure)
  • MicroCopter Professional Services, Inc. (Aerial filming and inspections)
  • Aeryon Labs, Inc (Market research, aerial surveys, mapping and inspections)
  • Southern Electric Company (Utility – power lines)
  • San Diego Gas and Electric Company (Utility – electric grids)

View more information on all Section 333 exemptions.

Additional items of interest

  • CNN recently hired HeliVideo Productions, one of the first companies to receive a Section 333 exemption, to get aerial footage for stories about the 50thanniversary of the civil rights march in Selma, AL, USA using a DJI UAV.
  • Google’s Project Titan—an endeavor in which solar-powered UAVs from Google-owned Titan Aerospace will be launched to provide Internet access to remote areas—is set to take off.
  • Fox Sports recently used UAVs to film motorcycles racing at the Monster Energy AMA Supercross at Lucas Oil Stadium.
  • Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi’s Lone Star Unmanned Aircraft Systems Center is testing "ground-based sense-and-avoid technology" for SRC Inc., a company based out of Syracuse, NY, USA.

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