The National Association of Tower Erectors (NATE) yesterday officially released the 2nd Edition of the NATE Unmanned Aerial Systems Operations Around Vertical Communications Infrastructure resource document.
The 2nd Edition of this valuable safety resource is a by-product of collaboration between the NATE Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) Committee and other prominent representatives from the commercial UAS industry. The intended focus of the document is on UAS operations around wireless infrastructure, cellular towers, broadcast towers and utility structures. The 2nd Edition also incorporates updates from the new guidelines and provisions associated with the Federal Aviation Administration’s Rule 107 for the commercial utilization of UAS technologies.
“NATE is the industry leader in the integration and utilization of UAS around communications infrastructure,” stated Executive Director Todd Schlekeway. “The 2nd Edition of this safety document will serve as a go-to resource for all workers and stakeholders in the industry to use as a guide in order to expand the safe and efficient commercial operation of UAS,” added Schlekeway.
The 2nd Edition of the NATE Unmanned Aerial Systems Operations Around Vertical Communications Infrastructure document is available to the industry as a free resource and accessible to be downloaded on NATE’s website HERE.
February 8, 2017