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Texas A&M Forest Service Speaks out on Drone Interference

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 27, 2017

With the Texas winter wildfire season in full swing, officials at Texas A&M Forest Service are responding to an increase in wildfire frequency across the state. However, last week, two single engine air tankers (SEATS) responding to a wildfire in [Read More]

Report Showcases Success of sUAS for Texas Flood Relief

Posted by Betsy Lillian on October 25, 2016

Small unmanned aircraft systems (sUAS) were used earlier this year in the aftermath of two Texas floods in Fort Bend County, a major Houston suburb and the 10th most populated county in Texas. A paper, “Two Case Studies and Gaps [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]