FAA Grants Woolpert Exemption to Fly Unmanned Aircraft in Ohio

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DAYTON, Ohio, December 10, 2014 — Woolpert, Inc., a national geospatial, infrastructure management and design firm  specializing in high-tech mapping and imagery collection services, has received approval from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to fly its unmanned aerial system commercially in Ohio and Ship Island, Miss. This exemption comes after years of research and development as well as close coordination with the FAA. This grant of exemption by the FAA marks the first for a surveying and aerial mapping company to be approved to fly a UAS commercially in designated airspace.

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