Education & Research – Page 7

DJI’s Drone Arena is Up and Running in Korea

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 17, 2016

DJI officially opened its DJI Arena in Korea to the public today. The company’s aim is to provide a gathering place for aerial enthusiasts, as well as a practice venue for those who are learning about aerial technology. The 15,000-square-foot [Read More]

Texas High School Students Graduate from University’s Drone Summer Program

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 11, 2016

Twenty high school students recently attended the second annual Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Summer Institute, held July 25-29 at the Island University. The camp was hosted by the College of Science and Engineering and the Division [Read More]

White House Announces New UAS Commitments Made Across the Board

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 02, 2016

The public and private sectors are taking a number of steps to promote the safe integration and adoption of drones in the U.S.

New York State Makes Multimillion-Dollar Investment in UAS Industry

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 02, 2016

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo, D-N.Y., has announced a $5 million commitment to support and grow the unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) industry in New York State. Through this initial investment, the state will bolster the ongoing efforts to create a hub [Read More]

Swedish Unmanned Aircraft Manufacturer Joins Commercial Drone Alliance

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 02, 2016

CybAero – an unmanned helicopter manufacturer based in the Mjardevi Science Park in Linkoping, Sweden – has joined the U.S.-based Commercial Drone Alliance, a nonprofit dedicated to helping commercial enterprises adopt drones and addressing perception and policy issues around the technology. [Read More]

New ‘Women of Commercial Drones’ Organization Launches

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 02, 2016

Women of Commercial Drones has commenced operations as an initiative to advance female participation in the unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) industry. The group was founded by Gretchen West, senior advisor at law firm Hogan Lovells; Lisa Ellman, partner at Hogan [Read More]

In the City of Compton, Drones Arrive for Underprivileged Youth

Posted by Betsy Lillian on July 28, 2016

Tomorrow’s Aeronautical Museum (TAM), which describes itself as a nonprofit organization “bringing aviation history to life and empowering the dreams of youth to take flight in south Los Angeles,” has teamed up with DJI to offer drone education for underprivileged [Read More]

UND Celebrates Grand Opening of UAS-Dedicated Building

Posted by Betsy Lillian on July 27, 2016

U.S. Sen. John Hoeven, R-N.D., along with state, local and university officials, has dedicated Robin Hall, the newest addition to the University of North Dakota’s (UND) John D. Odegard School of Aerospace Sciences. The new building will primarily support unmanned [Read More]

Queensland Government Invests in UAS, Partners with Boeing and Shell

Posted by Betsy Lillian on July 27, 2016

The Palaszczuk government of Queensland, Australia, has invested AUD $1 million (approximately $750,000) in drone technology. The government expects 100 new aerospace industry jobs to be created in Queensland as a result of the investment. The state government is providing [Read More]

Wisconsin Creates Multidisciplinary Drone Advisory Board

Posted by Betsy Lillian on July 22, 2016

The state of Wisconsin has established an unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) advisory board, according to an announcement from the State Cartographer’s Office, a unit of the department of geography at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Heading the board is President Chris [Read More]