AirMap and Kansas Department of Transportation Partner to Deploy Unmanned Traffic Management Technology Statewide

AirMap and the Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT) today announced that they will deploy Unmanned Traffic Management (UTM) technology across the state of Kansas. The initiative, which is the first of its kind in the United States, will support the growth of the state’s drone economy and ensure safer skies for all who live, work, […]

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KDOT Team Unites with Strategic Partners at AUVSI

The Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT) Division of Aviation visited Dallas, TX this week for the largest gathering of Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) industry leaders in the world at the Association of Unmanned Vehicle Systems International’s (AUVSI’s) Xponential 2017.  Over 7000 industry professionals and 850 exhibitors unite to participate in a 3 day workshop and […]

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Airbus Engineering Boosts Innovation, Competitiveness with Move to WSU Innovation Campus

Airbus Americas Engineering officially opened its new Engineering Center on the Wichita State University (WSU) Innovation Campus. In a ceremony attended by the approximately 300 Airbus employees who work at the center and special guests, including Lt. Governor Jeff Colyer, the company recognized the importance of locating academia and industry together to improve innovation and […]

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Civil Air Patrol Orders 19 New Cessna Single-Engine Piston Aircraft

Cessna Aircraft Company announced an order from the U.S. Civil Air Patrol (CAP) for 19 new aircraft, which includes 17 Cessna Skylane 182Tand two Cessna Turbo Stationair HD T206H aircraft. CAP, a federally chartered non-profit organization, is celebrating 75 years of using civilian aviation resources to help bolster the nation’s defense. “With a relationship spanning […]

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Kansas Aviation and CKUSS Host UAS Open Forum

Collaboration continues across Kansas to support UAS. Kansas Division of Aviation Director, Merrill Atwater reports that more than 30 representatives from Kansas aviation sectors including academia, military, and public and private aviation companies came together recently for active UAS discussions. The Coalition for Kansas Unmanned Systems Society (CKUSS), along with the Kansas Department of Transportation […]

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