Eric Gakstatter has been involved with UAVs since 2012. He holds an FAA Private Pilot certificate and was awarded an FAA 333 Exemption to fly UAVs for commercial operations in 2015. He’s tested UAVs from a wide variety of manufacturers using various sensors. He has presented at many conferences and written many articles on the value of using affordable UAVs and GNSS to produce high-accuracy data. For more than ten years, he was the high-accuracy contributing editor to GPS World magazine and Geospatial Solutions.