PrecisionHawk Joins the U.S. Department of Transportation and FAA in the Creation of a Safety Task Force for UAS

The task force will collaborate on the development of a streamlined registration process for Unmanned Aircraft Systems

RALEIGH, N.C., Oct. 19, 2015 — (PRNewswire) —  PrecisionHawk today announced its contribution to a safety task force created by the U.S. Department of Transportation and the FAA. The task force brings together a diverse group, representing the UAS and manned aviation industries, the federal government, and other stakeholders, to develop an augmented registration process for Unmanned Aircraft Systems. 

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"PrecisionHawk is working on many safety solutions, procedural and technological, that we believe can contribute to safer operations for commercial drones in the national airspace," said Ernest Earon, PrecisionHawk CTO and co-founder. "The creation of this task force further demonstrates the willingness of the FAA to move forward with industry leaders to promote rapid and safe integration."

"As a UAS technology company and operator, we know how important coordinated identification is to the environments in which we work," said Thomas Haun, VP of Strategy at PrecisionHawk. "The goal of this task force, to create a streamlined registration process for UAS, will have a direct and positive impact on the operations of our partners and service teams."

This task force presents another opportunity for PrecisionHawk to serve as a technical resource to regulators as we move towards the adoption of UAV regulations. Earlier this year PrecisionHawk was also named, alongside CNN and BNSF, to the FAA Pathfinder Program to test and develop technology solutions to solve beyond line of sight operations.

About PrecisionHawk Inc.

PrecisionHawk is a terrestrial data acquisition and analysis company founded in 2010. The company provides an end-to-end solution using a Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) for data collection and analysis software tools to provide better business intelligence to clients across a wide range of civilian industries. PrecisionHawk also owns drone data software, DataMapper, satellite imagery provider, Terraserver, and the Low Altitude Traffic and Airspace Safety platform for drones, LATAS. A privately held company based in Raleigh, NC and Toronto, Canada, PrecisionHawk's investors include Intel Capital, Millennium Technology Value Partners, Bob Young, and the Innovate Indiana Fund. More information about PrecisionHawk can be found at  www.precisionhawk.com or on Twitter @PrecisionHawk.

PrecisionHawk Contact:

Lia Reich, Sr. Director Communications

Email | 919-590-9280 | @LiaReich

 

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