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NSF Announces Regional Testbed Dedicated to UAS Integration

A new regional testbed spanning areas of North Carolina will focus on wireless communications for vehicular and unmanned aircraft systems (UAS).

FAA Partners Complete UAS Traffic Management Demos Across the Country

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is highlighting progress it has made in partnership with NASA to lay the groundwork for an unmanned...

USDA Funds UAV Projects for Natural Resource Conservation

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) recently announced funding for projects using unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) technology.

ASSURE Completes Extensive Air-to-Ground Drone Collision Study

The Alliance for System Safety of UAS through Research Excellence (ASSURE) research team has released the findings of its air-to-ground collision study...

Drone Operates Beyond Line of Sight at Trans-Alaska Pipeline

A team led by the University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF) recently completed a beyond visual line of sight (BVLOS) flight of an...

Kansas State Polytechnic Partners with Simlat for BVLOS UAS Training

The Kansas State University Polytechnic Campus' Applied Aviation Research Center has partnered with Simlat, an unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) simulation company, to...

Partners Test Temperature-Controlled Medicine Deliveries via UAV

A consortium led by humanitarian aid organization Direct Relief has completed a testing program to deliver temperature-controlled medicines and vaccines by using...

U.S. Sen. Wicker Talks UAS Progress at Hearing

On May 8, U.S. Sen. Roger Wicker, R-Miss. - chairman of the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee - convened a hearing...

Pittsburgh Drone Services Offers Online Remote Pilot Training

Pittsburgh Drone Services has commenced operations as an online drone training program.According to the company, the Web-based...

Georgia School Launches UAV Program in Partnership with City of Peachtree Corners

The City of Peachtree Corners, Ga., has partnered with the new Paul Duke STEM High School to develop the school's drone program.

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