Unmanned Aircraft Systems (Drones)

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Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS), commonly known as Drones, are regulated by the FAA. Use on campus, or off campus on behalf of the University, is subject to the provisions found in the below University policy and approval process instructions.

There are only TWO ways to fly a drone over BGSU property:

  • BGSU- owned drones with annual BGSU license or approved Use Application
  • Vendor contracted with BGSU and approved Use Application

RECREATIONAL USE / USE OF PERSONAL DRONES IS NOT PERMITTED

UAS (Drone) Use Approval Process Instructions for UAS Approval Process
UAS (Drone) Use Application Application Form
Drone Flight Map (main campus)
Notification Web Form To be used ONLY with Approved Application or BGSU Owned Annual License

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Resources

Fly for Work/Business: https://www.faa.gov/uas/getting_started/fly_for_work_business/   

FAA’s website for UAS: https://www.faa.gov/uas/

Summary of Part 107: http://www.faa.gov/uas/media/Part_107_Summary.pdf

B4U Fly App & Guidance: https://www.faa.gov/uas/b4ufly/

Know Before You Fly: http://knowbeforeyoufly.org

Up-to-Date Survey on State Laws/Policy: http://www.ncsl.org/research/transportation/current-unmanned-aircraft-state-law-landscape.aspx

Association of Unmanned Vehicle Systems Int’l: http://www.auvsi.org/home