LTC Air Granted FAA Section 333 Exemption to Conduct Aerial Inspections & Surveys

Division of LandTech Consultants to offer aerial 3D laser scanning & modeling services

Westford, MA, September 8 , 2015 – LandTech Consultants (LandTech), Inc, New England’s leading survey and civil engineering company, today announced today that it has been granted Section 333 regulatory exemptions for unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) by the Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). LandTech requested and received the exemption to fly UAS to perform operations for precision aerial inspection and surveying.

LTC Air LLC, a division of LandTech Consultants Inc., will fly DJI Phantom 3 and Aibotix Aibot X6 drones to conduct aerial surveys and inspections using advanced technologies including High Definition and Infrared Photogrametry, Rf monitoring and 3D point cloud generation. Section 333 of the FAA Modernization and Reform Act of 2012 gives the Secretary of Transportation authority to determine if an airworthiness certificate is required for a UAS to operate safely in the national airspace system.

“In our business we are seeing a growing demand to take our advanced inspection and mapping expertise to the air,” said LandTech Consultant’s President Chris Lorrain. “We are excited to complete drone flight training and to quickly respond to requests to deliver detailed aerial inspections and mapping. From land parcels to historic landmarks to infrastructure, the applications for advanced aerial documentation continue to grow and add greater value to businesses across a variety of markets.”

About LandTech Consultants, Inc.
Founded in 1990, LandTech Consultants is a privately-held civil engineering and land surveying company based in Westford, MA. For more information, please visit us online at,, or call 978.692.6100.