UAS Guidelines

Procedures
  • Research
    • All UAS flights on behalf of Georgia Southern for research purposes must follow Georgia Southern UAS Flight Procedures, be conducted by a Georgia Southern employee with a current Georgia Southern UAS Operator’s License, be conducted with a UAS registered with the Office of Research Integrity, and follow the provisions set forth in Georgia Southern’s Certificate of Waiver of Authorization (COA).
  • Education
    • All UAS flights on behalf of Georgia Southern for educational purposes must follow Georgia Southern UAS Flight Procedures, be supervised by a Georgia Southern employee with a current Georgia Southern UAS Operator’s License, be conducted by a Georgia Southern student within sight of the supervisor, be conducted with a UAS registered with the Office of Research Integrity, and follow the provisions set forth in Georgia Southern’s Certificate of Waiver of Authorization (COA).
  • Institutional Use
    • All UAS flights on behalf of Georgia Southern for university purposes must follow Georgia Southern UAS Flight Procedures, be conducted by a Georgia Southern employee with a current Georgia Southern UAS Operator’s License, be conducted with a UAS registered with the Office of Research Integrity, and follow the provisions set forth in Georgia Southern’s Certificate of Waiver of Authorization (COA); or be conducted by a Commercial Business who must supply a copy of their Section 333 FAA Approval, proof of competency, and have approval from the Georgia Southern Marketing Department and the Office of Research Integrity.
  • Hobby
    • Georgia Southern University Campus is currently a No Fly Zone for hobby unmanned aerial systems (drones)

Last updated: 12/13/2016

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