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Farmers Flying Drones May Soon Be Given Clearance

20 May 2015

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Proposed new rules would allow people to fly small unmanned aircraft for commercial reasons. Drone operators would have to be certified and to keep their devices in sight at all times during flight. 

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  • Brief development: Use this and other examples to establish a conceptual 
statement that communicates the nature of the outcome and why such an outcome should be developed. Establish the key attributes for an outcome informed by stakeholder considerations. (level 4)
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Keywords: drones, farming, digital, brief development, characteristics of technological outcomes, precision farming

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