I’m pretty far out, from Wichita and most airports. We have a number of relay towers about, thirty or so, within a few miles and twelve or thirteen miles away a wind farm.
All that to point out that drones have a bit of room to fly. We see few. Some of that is because of the economic structure and some of that is because of the familiarity of the local residence with shot guns.
A drone can be rather intrusive, and intrusive is not a good neighbor. Heh.
And so, drones come to Kansas:
– 12 hours ago
A drone is flown by employees of Blue Chip UAS of Wichita. The local business is the only Wichita company authorized by the FAA to commercially operate drones.
I live under a MOA that is active four days a week, and we have a low altitude training route that passes near by, and terminates on one end at a local State Lake dam.
I can see several advantages to a drone around a livestock operation and their use in search and rescue operations. I can even see the use in patrolling the property fences, and perhaps, the power lines.
It all comes back to that privacy business and endangering the local folks.
From the reaches,