FAA Announces $40.9 Million for New Tower at Greensboro

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is investing $40.9 million in infrastructure for Piedmont Triad International Airport (GSO) in Greensboro, NC. The Agency is building a new, 180-foot-tall Air Traffic Control Tower. The new control tower will accommodate up to eight positions for air traffic controllers in a 550- square-foot tower cab. […]

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NCDOT Releases 2018 “State of Aviation” Report

North Carolina has been at the forefront of aviation technology since the Wright Brothers’ first flight at Kitty Hawk in 1903. Today, the state is home to many of the biggest names in the aerospace and aviation industry. They choose North Carolina because of its connectivity, skilled workforce and business-friendly environment. The N.C. Department of […]

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NCDOT Joins FEMA Drone Working Group

Drones are an increasingly integral part of all emergency response operations, so the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) is working to make sure the state’s drone operators are prepared when disaster strikes. NCDOT’s Division of Aviation Office UAS (Unmanned Aircraft Systems, or ‘drones’) Program Office, in partnership with N.C. Emergency Management, is working with […]

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PrecisionHawk Joins its Home State of North Carolina as 1 of 10 Chosen for Unmanned Aircraft Systems Integration Pilot Program

PrecisionHawk Inc., a leading provider of enterprise drone technology, today announced that it was selected to participate with its home state of North Carolina in 1 of 10 pilot programs focused on drone integration, introduced by the Trump administration last year. The project was chosen by the Department of Transportation (DOT) from 150 applications submitted […]

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NCDOT Hosts Outer Banks Drone Workshop

With drones able to do more than ever before, the N.C. Department of Transportation wants to help educate local government agencies and businesses on some of those potential practical applications. A capacity crowd was on hand Thursday as NCDOT’s Division of Aviation Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) Program Office hosted a free workshop for government and […]

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