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Drone Companies Use Colleges to Train Pilots



by John O'Connell

HAYDEN, Idaho — Officials with locally based Empire Unmanned will start offering classes soon through two Idaho community colleges to build a pool of pilots for the growing commercial drone industry.

Western businesses using drones to provide an array of services, including imaging for precision-agriculture, say they are poised for significant expansion this season, thanks in part to the recent easing of regulations governing their pilots.

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