A set of GISDK add-ins to export TransCAD/Maptitude thematic maps to Google Earth. It suppots data field contents as features descriptions, exports whole layers or individual selection sets, fields values can be used as 3D features heights, features transparency can be set and time stamps animation and customized icons for points layers can be used. Thematic map legend is also exported and colors are preserved.
National Transportation Safety Board Administrative Law Judge Patrick Geraghty decided a case (pdf) on Thursday concluding the FAA had no basis for the commercial drone ban because there were no formal laws to that effect. The case of Pirker v. Huerta, involved Swiss drone pilot who filmed a commercial in Virginia and was fined $10,000 by the FAA. The pilot was the only person the FAA has fined and Pirker fought back. The judge...