CAAP issues first drone license to mapping company

Posted on July 09, 2015 09:23:00 PM | BREAKING NEWS

THE Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP) said it issued a certification to the country’s first authorized operator of an unmanned aerial vehicle, or drone.

“?The main concern of CAAP is aviation safety, aviation security, and accountability if the drone falls on somebody?,” CAAP Director General Hotchkiss said during yesterday’s signing ceremony.

The first Philippine drone operator is SRDP Consulting Inc., an engineering company that specializes in mapping. -- DJ Magturo