Education & Research

Embry-Riddle Brings in UAS Training and Simulation Classroom

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 21, 2017

Prescott, Ariz.-based Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University (ERAU) has received an unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) training and simulation classroom from Simlat, an Israel-based provider of next-generation training solutions for drone operators. Simlat says its ISR Multi-Purpose Advanced Class Training (IMPACT) classroom is [Read More]

DJI, AMA and Fly-Robotics Launch sUAS Training for Public Safety Officials

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 13, 2017

In collaboration with Fly-Robotics, the Academy of Model Aeronautics (AMA) and DJI are hosting a course on small unmanned aircraft systems (sUAS) flight training for public safety officials. UAS4PublicSafety will be held June 21-25 in Indianapolis. According to the partners, [Read More]

Ohio and Israel Schools Team up for UAS Education

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 10, 2017

A new unmanned aircraft systems (UAS)-focused partnership has been established between Sinclair Community College, based out of Dayton, Ohio, and Israel’s Holon Institute of Technology (HIT). According to a press release from HIT, the schools’ agreement is designed to create [Read More]

UAV Coach, Loveland Offer Drone Training for Insurance Adjusters

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 04, 2017

Loveland Innovations, the maker of IMGING, an autonomous drone inspection solution designed for the insurance industry, is teaming up with UAV Coach to bring commercial drone pilot training to insurance adjusters and contractors. UAV Coach offers its Drone Pilot Ground [Read More]

Family-Owned Seed Company Calls Upon Indiana State for UAV Training

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 31, 2017

Beck’s, a family-owned/operated retail seed company, is partnering with Indiana State University (ISU) to bring unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) training to its employees. Under the partnership, Beck’s aims to have 50 pilots become certified by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) [Read More]

Unmanned Safety Institute Introduces Drone STEM Curriculum

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 30, 2017

The Orlando, Fla.-based Unmanned Safety Institute (USI), a portfolio company of ARGUS International, has launched a new science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) curriculum focused on drones. The career and technical education (CTE) workforce development initiative is being launched in [Read More]

‘Drone Territory’ Brings Hobbyist Flying to Canada’s First Nations

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 29, 2017

Drone Territory will soon be launching as a franchise business providing equipment, training, insurance and marketing to Canada’s First Nations to establish recreational drone parks. Drone Territory was created in partnership Klahoose-owned Qathen Xwegus Management Corp. with the support of Indigenext, [Read More]

N.J. Airport Welcomes New Tenant, a UAS Training Company

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 24, 2017

The Delaware River and Bay Authority (DRBA) has announced a new business lease with Pentagon Performance Inc. (PPI), which is bringing an unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) training program to the Hangar 112 building at the Millville Airport, located in Cumberland [Read More]

University of Arkansas – Fort Smith Kicks off First UAS Course of Many

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 13, 2017

The University of Arkansas – Fort Smith (UAFS) is rolling out the first of what the university plans to be many future courses on unmanned aircraft systems (UAS). The class, offered through the Center for Business and Professional Development at [Read More]

SkySkopes Academy Offers its First UAS Training Course

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 08, 2017

SkySkopes Academy, an unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) flight training academy based in Grand Forks, N.D., has launched its online “Remote Pilot Ground School Course.” According to the company, the class is a self-paced, comprehensive course designed to give students knowledge [Read More]