CAAP issues first drone license to mapping company

Posted on July 09, 2015 02:23:00 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