Helena, MT

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Helena, MT

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Pepper Petersen commented on Tarik Agcayazi's blog post Project Log 9 | Autonomous Glider from High Altitude balloon
We explored this project in Montana, but the FAA told us no in very certain terms, but that was pre- UASIPP, and we were going to fly the drones after release. Autonomous runs into a million other issues with the FAA.
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Apr 9, 2020
Pepper Petersen posted a blog post
Missoulian articleMontanans anticipating the day when their medicine, packages or even a pizza will be delivered via drone are in for a rude awakening if a new law that passed the Montana Senate severely restricting drone flights in Montana airspace…
Mar 13, 2017
Pepper Petersen posted a blog post
Delivery Drones Take DC via Irish newsRobots are now delivering takeaways in Washington DC Robots are now delivering takeaways in Washington DC10 March, 2017 10:04Having to awkwardly greet the person delivering your takeaway food when you’re…
Mar 11, 2017
Pepper Petersen posted a blog post
We have been lobbying hard against the proposed MT drone ban. Here's the latest story on the ban and our efforts to stop it.MT Drone Ban GF TribuneHELENA – The state Senate on Wednesday tentatively approved a bill regarding unmanned aerial vehicles,…
Mar 9, 2017
Pepper Petersen posted a blog post
Destroying Montana’s drone industry will cost jobshttp://helenair.com/news/opinion/guest/destroying-montana-s-drone-industry-will-cost-jobs/article_fd09d8dd-e4dd-5bb7-9cbe-979121e6d51c.htmlHelena IRDrones in agriculture will prove to be the greatest…
Feb 17, 2017
Pepper Petersen posted a blog post
The Montana Senate Judiciary Committee took testimony on a bill that would apply a civil fine against anyone flying a drone less than 500 ft over private property.It's a dangerous step towards outlawing drones altogether, and could hobble our…
Feb 15, 2017
Pepper Petersen posted a blog post
BOZEMAN, Mont. -Drones raced and crashed at the first annual Bridger Cup drone flying competition Saturday. It was all good fun but the technology that powers drones can make them a lot more than toys. Tech giants like Amazon are looking to drones…
Sep 19, 2015
Pepper Petersen posted a blog post
Big Sky UAV Offers Drones toAid Wildfire Victims  Big Sky UAV, a multi-state drone service company, is offering Montana victims of wildfires free aerial imaging to assist with disaster recovery via their website at bigskyuav.com. Big SkyUAV…
Sep 1, 2015