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Technology demo suggests how to keep drone traffic flowing smoothly

Over nearly a week of testing — a week that followed months of preparation and involved five types of aircraft, four aircraft software systems, more than...

Virginia Tech – The future of delivery

A small crowd was gathered on the lawn in a neighborhood outside Blacksburg, squinting up into to the sunlight as a drone zoomed into view over the treeline and...

Virginia Tech behind the scenes of drone integration: Managing traffic in...

It’s the applications for drones that get the most attention: flashy acrobatics at sporting events, emergency rescues, a heralded revolution in the delivery of consumer products. But as drone flights...

Virginia wins bid to participate in national drone program

Virginia’s successful bid for a spot in the Department of Transportation’s UAS Integration Pilot Program is the latest evidence of the state’s dominance in a growing field. It’s also good...

Virginia Tech is looking for a UAS Safety Manager

Virginia Tech is a public land-grant university, committed to teaching and learning, research, and outreach to the Commonwealth of Virginia, the nation, and the world. Building on its motto...

Virginia Tech launching business engagement center

Virginia Tech is creating a business engagement centre as part of a major push to expand and integrate its partnerships with leading companies. A national search is underway for an...

Virginia Tech assessing injury risk from unmanned aircraft

Researchers at Virginia Tech — home to both a Federal Aviation Administration-designated test site for unmanned aircraft systems and a world-renowned injury biomechanics group — are developing methods to...