UAS IPP Participants Virginia and North Dakota to Receive Expertise from Airbus Aerial

Airbus Aerial has been selected to provide its domain expertise in unmanned aircraft systems as part of a team of private-sector firms supporting the Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Integration Pilot Program (IPP). The IPP is a three-year U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) program implemented through the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), aimed at developing a regulatory […]

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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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AirMap Selected as UAS Service Supplier in Six UAS IPP Awards

Today, the U.S. Department of Transportation and the Federal Aviation Administration announced the state, local, and tribal governments approved to enable complex drone operations in 10 locations, and AirMap is included in six of them. The announcement comes as part of the U.S. DoT’s UAS Integration Pilot Program (IPP), designed to accelerate the integration of […]

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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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U.S. Selects 10 Drone Programs for Testing

Accompanied by technology innovators and government leaders from across the nation, U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine L. Chao today announced the 10 state, local and tribal governments who will conduct flight tests as part of the Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Integration Pilot Program. “We know our diverse new partners will help us address a broad […]

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Insitu and University of North Dakota Partner in Unmanned Aircraft Systems Curriculum

Insitu Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Boeing Company, and the University of North Dakota at Grand Forks (UND) announced significant additions to the university’s Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) degree program and research enterprise. In conjunction with UND’s 50th Anniversary of Aviation Education and Research, the university will integrate Insitu’s INEXA™ Control, TacitView™ and Catalina™ […]

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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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