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Fargo Holds Second Annual DroneFocusCon

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UAO Staff on June 02, 2016

A gathering of stakeholders in the unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) industry, the second annual Drone Focus Conference (DroneFocusCon) kicked off yesterday in Fargo, N.D., from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. During his opening remarks, U.S. Sen. John Hoeven, R-N.D., stressed [Read More]

Large vs. Small UAS: Researchers Explore Which Will Cut it for Farming

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UAO Staff on June 01, 2016

A Hermes 450 unmanned aircraft system (UAS) recently took flight to help North Dakota State University (NDSU) with an agricultural research project that tests out large versus small UAS for crop and livestock production. The project will use the Hermes [Read More]

N.D. Police Unit Gains Nationwide Approval for UAS Operations

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UAO Staff on April 29, 2016

North Dakota’s Grand Forks County Sheriff’s Department says its northeast region unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) unit recently received Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) approval to conduct UAS operations nationwide. According to the department, the northeast region UAS unit is the first [Read More]

N.D. Senator Recognized for Work to Cultivate State’s UAS Industry

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UAO Staff on December 04, 2015

Sen. John Hoeven, R-N.D., has been recognized for his work in establishing and expanding the unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) industry in North Dakota. Executives from Altavian and ComDel Innovations presented the senator with Altavian’s Nova F6500 UAS, which was manufactured [Read More]