August 21, 2014

Who Said That?

Florida's quote of the day

| 5/13/2014

"The commercial applications are out there, just waiting for an industry to get started."

-- Joe Brannan, director of AUVSI's Florida Peninsula chapter

10 robotics teams showed off the capabilities of their unmanned aircraft during a series of demonstration flights at Exploration Park. Sponsored by Space Florida, the event kicked off the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International trade show, which continues through Thursday at the Orange County Convention Center.

AUVSI predicts that the drone industry will create nearly 104,000 jobs nationwide by 2025, assuming that the Federal Aviation Administration integrates unmanned aircraft into the national airspace system. 

Read more at Florida Today.

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