Topcon Receives FAA Exemption to Operate Drones

April 28, 2015

Topcon Positioning Systems has received a national exemption from the Federal Aviation Administration that allows for operation of its unmanned aerial system in the U.S. The exemption covers the operation of the Sirius Basic and Sirius Pro for aerial data collection. 
The Sirius Pro and Sirius Basic systems are designed to produce solutions for the automated mapping of a range of sites for use in land surveying, transmission line and pipeline inspection.