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MAAP at Virginia Tech Exploring Tethered-Drone Commercialization

Drone Aviation Holding Corp. (DAC) is collaborating with the Mid-Atlantic Aviation Partnership (MAAP) at Virginia Tech to research, test and advance the commercialization of...

Dayton College Opens National UAS Training and Certification Center

Sinclair Community College in Dayton, Ohio, has cut the ribbon on its National UAS Training and Certification Center. According to Sinclair, the $5 million...

N.D. Test Site Gets OK to Fly UAS at Night, Over 200 Feet

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has expanded airspace and authorized night testing for the Northern Plains unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) test site in Grand...

‘Let’s Fly Wisely’ Makes Delivery via UAS a Reality

Last week in Wise County, Va., a multidisciplinary team and a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) test site joined forces to successfully conduct deliveries via...

University Kicks off Aerosonde sUAS Program for Undergrads

Lynchburg, Va.-based Liberty University School of Aeronautics has implemented Aerosonde small unmanned aircraft system training as part of its offered coursework for students pursuing...

UAV Testing Facility Opening on the Cayman Islands

Tayzu Robotics, a manufacturer and developer of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), has reached an exclusivity agreement with the government of the Cayman Islands to...

North Dakota’s Grand Sky UAS Park Gets $5.6 Million Boost

North Dakota's Grand Forks County will receive $5.6 million in additional state funding to support the continued development of the Grand Sky Unmanned Aerial...

Test Site Researchers Expand Flights to Public Airport

Unmanned aircraft system researchers associated with the Mid-Atlantic Aviation Partnership (MAAP) of Virginia Tech and Rutgers University recently tested new technology designed to prevent...

Lone Star UAS Center Uses Situational-Awareness Tool in Flight

The Lone Star Unmanned Aircraft Systems Center of Excellence and Innovation (LSUASC) at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi says it is the first Federal Aviation...

Aurora Flight Sciences Takes Centaur in the Air at UAS Test Site

In collaboration with the New York unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) test site, Aurora Flight Sciences recently conducted unmanned flights of its Centaur optionally piloted...

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