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Flying a sUAS at Princeton

Small unmanned aircraft systems (sUAS), also referred to as drones, model airplanes or remote control aircraft, are controlled aircraft without an onboard pilot. In higher education, the uses for sUAS are growing rapidly as technology advances and changes in federal regulations make possible a wide array of applications in research, education, and operations.

Princeton University has instituted procedures and policies for the use of sUAS. Policies are designed to ensure that use of sUAS by students and researchers on campus is conducted in a safe, responsible manner. Use of sUAS that is intrusive of personal privacy, or endangers the security of anyone in the Princeton community, will not be tolerated.
 
To learn more about how sUAS technology is being used at Princeton, check out our blog
 
 

Blog: Updates From the Field

New FAA Rules Coming Into Effect

Monday, Sep 30, 2019, 10:54 am

New FAA rules for flying drones were instituted in 2018 and are in the process of coming into effect. 

Drone Safety, Operational Training Now Available

Tuesday, Oct 16, 2018, 11:19 am

sUAS training for operators or sponsors affiliated with Princeton University is now available on the Employee Learning Center.

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