NCDOT Hosts Drone Workshop in Thomasville

As more and more industries are incorporating drones into their practices, the N.C. Department of Transportation wants to help educate local agencies and businesses on some of those potential applications. A capacity crowd was on hand Thursday as NCDOT’s Division of Aviation Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Program Office hosted a free workshop for government and […]

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NCDOT to Host Drone Workshop in Wilmington

The North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) will be conducting a drone workshop for commercial and government operators on Thursday, Sept. 28, at the McKeithan Center on the Cape Fear Community College North Campus. The workshop is hosted by NCDOT’s Division of Aviation Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Program Office, and is focused on commercial and […]

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Improvements Coming to 11 NC Airports

Improvements are on the way for 11 airports across North Carolina following the approval of $35.4 million in state funding for aviation projects by the N.C. Board of Transportation. In addition to enhancing airport safety, these upgrades will support and help generate more economic activity and tourism. “Airports are a critical part of North Carolina’s […]

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NCDOT Works to Integrate Drones in Emergency Response

The N.C. Department of Transportation is exploring how to best implement unmanned aircraft systems, or drones, into future disaster relief efforts. The department’s Division of Aviation recently collaborated with nearly 50 state and local government agencies and industry researchers for a three-day workshop, which included interactive demonstrations of drone operations in simulated scenarios. “Our goal […]

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