Policy & Regulations – Page 41

TML Backs University Bid For Designated FAA Drone Test Site

Posted by UAO Staff on October 17, 2013

The Texas Municipal League (TML) has adopted a resolution supporting the Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi application to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to be named one of six federal unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) test sites. The vote was made Friday, [Read More]

FAA Selects University to Test UAS Certification Standards

Posted by UAO Staff on October 06, 2013

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is turning to Kansas State University Salina (K-State) to test certification standards for small unmanned aircraft systems (UAS). Under a memorandum of agreement signed by the university and FAA on Aug. 29, K-State will validate [Read More]

Mid-Atlantic States Team Up to Support FAA UAS Integration Effort

Posted by UAO Staff on September 27, 2013

New Jersey, Maryland and Virginia and their leading research universities have signed an agreement stating that they will work collaboratively toward supporting the Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) research and testing efforts aimed at integrating unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) into the [Read More]

Officials Hope to Bring UAS Research and Development Facility to North Dakota

Posted by UAO Staff on May 30, 2013

Officials from Grand Forks County, N.D., are finalizing an agreement to develop Grand Sky, a business and technology park that will support all phases of development and operations of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS). Construction is anticipated to take place in [Read More]

Canadian Government Helps Fund Development of UAS Center

Posted by UAO Staff on May 17, 2013

The Canadian government has granted C$2.5 million of financial assistance to Aeroport d'Alma to build the infrastructure needed to group all of the activities of the Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) Center of Excellence under one roof. The assistance was awarded [Read More]

Washington State Looking to Land UAS Research and Testing Facility

Posted by UAO Staff on April 25, 2013

Innovate Washington, an agency focused on fostering growth of Washington state's innovation sectors, and the U.S. Department of Energy's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) are working with 10 other state, county and private industry partners to be selected as one [Read More]