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Volusia County, Embry-Riddle consider testing unmanned aircraft

By ANDREW GANT, Staff Writer News Journal Online The skies over rural northwest Volusia County could be getting busier in coming weeks, but not in...

Drones’ good flies hand in hand with bad, experts fear

by Sean Holstege Long a symbol of the nation's high-tech war on terror, drones are moving from the battlefield and borderlands into everyday American life. Industry experts...

Clone Wars, Irans new drones.

A documentary shown last week in Iran of the Great Prophet 7 exercises reveals a couple of new UAS. One a shameless copy of...

State prepares to apply for unmanned aerial vehicle test site

BY JENNIFER PALMER The FAA is expected to choose six states by the end of the year, a designation that would give flight to the...

UML in Ponca City Chosen as Special Test Site

OKLAHOMA CITY — The OSU University Multispectal Lab, headquartered in Ponca City, will be involved in research and development for Small Unmanned Air Craft...

Fallin to discuss unmanned systems research

OKLAHOMA CITY — Gov. Mary Fallin and state leaders are expected to make an announcement about the future of research and development of unmanned aerial...

Drone maker AeroVironment issues upbeat outlook

  By Nathalie Tadena AeroVironment Inc.'s AVAV +6.68% fiscal fourth-quarter earnings edged up 0.9% as the company recorded an increase in unmanned aircraft revenue, though margins weakened. Shares of the...

Federal officials test drone as monitor of ocean wildlife

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is conducting a demonstration off Oahu's North Shore this week of a small unmanned aircraft the agency hopes...

State hopes unmanned-aircraft industry takes flight

By: Martha Quillin | McClatchy-Tribune North Carolina hopes to launch one of its next big industries out of a tiny airport in Hyde County. The Division of Aviation, part...

USA Today: Florida hopes to fill its skies with unmanned aircraft

By James Dean, Florida Today MELBOURNE, Fla. – From Cape Canaveral, a 66-foot wingspan, remotely piloted U.S. Customs and Border Protection aircraft takes off in search of...