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Tillamook Range Tests Drone Flights at the Edge of Space

Near Space Corp. (NSC), operator of the UAS test range at Tillamook, Ore., says it successfully flew a drone from the edge of space...

Chipotle at Virginia Tech: Food Delivery via UAS Takes Another Step Forward

Through the drone tests, Project Wing and Virginia Tech will explore food-delivery constraints such as time, temperature, frequency and packaging.

UAS Simulates Medical Cargo Delivery on Maryland Shore

The University of Maryland (UMD) Shore Regional Health and the unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) test site at UMD recently conducted what they say was...

Oregon UAS Test Range Green-Lighted for Flights up to 9,999 Feet

Oregon’s Pendleton UAS Test Range (PUR) is now one of two ranges in the U.S. with Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) approval for UAS flights...

Texas A&M’s Lone Star UAS Center Gains Access to NASA Network

Thanks to a new partnership, the Lone Star UAS Center (LSUASC) of Excellence and Innovation at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi will be able to...

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

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...

Aurora Aims to Establish Optionally Piloted Aircraft Ops in Wise County, Va.

Manassas, Va.-headquartered Aurora Flight Sciences is planning to expand operational testing of its Centaur optionally piloted aircraft (OPA) to Lonesome Pine Airport in Wise...

New Mexico Joins the Ranks of Federal UAS Test Sites

U.S. Sen. Tom Udall, D-N.M., says his measure to solidify southern New Mexico’s position as a test center for unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) has...

N.J. Airport Supporting UAS Testing Inks Federal Funding

U.S. Congressman Frank A. LoBiondo, R-N.J., chairman of the House Aviation Subcommittee, has announced $3,467,000 in federal funding from the U.S. Department of Transportation...

Oregon Test Site Offers De-Energized Power Lines for Drone Inspections

Portland, Ore.-based Aerial Inspection Resources (AIR) recently conducted a series of unmanned aircraft system (UAS) flights at Oregon’s Warm Springs UAS Test Range to...

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