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Commercial Drone Industry Poised For Fast Growthi
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Jim Randle
June 11, 2014 9:58 PM
U.S. regulators have approved the first use of commercial drones in the United States, giving an industry that is expected to create thousands of jobs and reap billions of dollars a step forward. The unmanned aerial vehicles, or UAVs, will inspect oil facilities in remote Alaska. But it's just the first step toward creating rules intended to maintain safety in crowded skies while still allowing entrepreneurs to create a whole new industry. As VOA's Jim Randle reports, experts say this industry is poised for fast growth.

Commercial Drone Industry Poised For Fast Growth

Published June 11, 2014

U.S. regulators have approved the first use of commercial drones in the United States, giving an industry that is expected to create thousands of jobs and reap billions of dollars a step forward. The unmanned aerial vehicles, or UAVs, will inspect oil facilities in remote Alaska. But it's just the first step toward creating rules intended to maintain safety in crowded skies while still allowing entrepreneurs to create a whole new industry. As VOA's Jim Randle reports, experts say this industry is poised for fast growth.


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