Spright Receives FAA BVLOS Waiver For Drone Operations
Spright, a turnkey drone solutions provider, has earned a nationwide, non-geo-specific Certificate of Waiver from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for Beyond Visual Line of Sight (BVLOS) drone operations, allowing its drones to travel up to four nautical miles for critical utility infrastructure surveys.
“Spright is proud to have earned the FAA’s first non-geospecific BVLOS waiver for utility inspection, and we believe it is testament to our aviation-minded culture that puts safety at the center of everything we do,” said Joe Resnik, president of Spright. “Moving forward, Spright customers will have access to the most advanced and versatile inspection solutions in the industry, resulting in a more effective maintenance model that leads to measurable time and cost efficiencies.”
FAA BVLOS Waiver for Spright
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