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Construction Drones: Bechtel on Section 333 and more

Drones will enhance safety jp26jp / Pixabay Construction Drones and More We reached out to Bechtel after they received their FAA Section 333 Exemption to learn more about construction drones, the section 333 process, and more.  While many at Bechtel assisted in this interview we wanted to thank Mike Lewis, Bechtel’s Global Manager of Construction, for his insights as he provided the responses. Q. You filed your Section 333 exemption on October 8th of 2014, did the approval process go forward as you expected? We followed a clear process and…

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Bechtel Among First Companies to Use drones in Construction

Bechtel will be using drones soon HOUSTON, April 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Bechtel has been granted permission for commercial use of unmanned aircraft system (UAS) technology by the United States Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). The permission allows them to operate UAS technology, also known as unmanned aerial vehicles or drones, on projects in the United States to enhance construction processes within the virtual project delivery approach. “The use of UASs is crucial to continued innovation in engineering and construction,” said Mike Lewis, manager of construction. “We teamed with Skycatch to explore innovative ways of integrating drones…

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