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Mississippi State University uses UAS to take aerial photos during football game

A UAS was used to take aerial photos of the college football game between Mississippi State University (MSU) and Louisiana State University (LSU) on Saturday, September 16.

Collaboration is key to integration, ICAO conference attendees told

Collaboration is the key to integrating unmanned aircraft into the airspace, keynote speakers from three countries said at the opening of the Second Global Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems Symposium, held at the Montreal headquarters of ICAO, the

Virginia Tech’s Mark Blanks provides optimistic outlook on UAS

“Drones are going to change our daily experience.” That was the opening statement of Mark Blanks, director of the Virginia Tech Mid-Atlantic Aviation Partnership (MAAP), during a media briefing in Washington, D.C. on Sept. 13.

Government representatives discuss impact of UAS during AUVSI’s Hill Day Luncheon

During AUVSI’s Hill Day luncheon on Sept. 12, Mark Bathrick of the U.S. Dept.

University of Arkansas UAS experts provide seminar on technology to state’s public agencies

On August 31, experts in UAS at the University of Arkansas provided a four-hour seminar to public agencies in the state that are considering starting UAS programs.

Hurricane relief efforts being powered by UAS

With hurricane season in full effect, unmanned aircraft have been pushed to the forefront as an innovative technology that can be used during relief efforts.

Quinsigamond Community College to offer UAS certificate program

Quinsigamond Community College in Worcester, Massachusetts has become the first community college in the state to offer a UAS certificate program.

Department of Homeland Security's Common Unmanned Aircraft System Site opens in Mississippi

The Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) Common Unmanned Aircraft System Site has opened in Mississippi at the Camp Shelby military post.