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Fairbanks flight opens unmanned aircraft test site


By ELWOOD BREHMER Morris News Service-Alaska/Alaska Journal of Commerce A small and unassuming unmanned aircraft made a short flight Monday in Fairbanks that signified a big step in aviation, Federal Aviation Administration chief Michael Huerta said. The quad-rotor Aeryon Scout’s flight…

UAS taking flight in Minnesota


Brandi Jewett, Grand Forks Herald THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minn. — Though North Dakota and five other states edged Minnesota out of the running for an unmanned aerial systems test site last year, there doesn’t seem to be any hard feelings.…

Texas A&M: Drones Welcome Here!


For all of the hand wringing about drones in U.S. airspace, unmanned aircraft technology is expected to have a huge impact on everything from law enforcement to farming>. To help define exactly how and where those unmanned aircraft will best be used in…