Fort Collins Company see future of flight

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (CBS4)– A Fort Collins-based company has scored a lucrative military contract for a very interesting piece of equipment- unmanned helicopters.

Scion UAS manufactures the unmanned helicopters that have many uses including as part of the police force and a news gathering helicopter.

Dr. Philip Jones is one of four co-founders that make up Scion UAS- which stands for Unmanned Aerials Systems.

For years, Jones said their unmanned vehicles were mainly used for the military. Now the company is bringing the helicopters to the commercial world.