Next Generation Of Aircraft Generate Buzz At UAS Conference

Bill Fredericks and his staff drove 28 hours to Grand Forks from Virginia to watch their unmanned aircraft take flight this week. The group would have preferred to fly to North Dakota but a problem with their flight had them loading up their products and driving to the 2016 UAS Summit and Expo, which attracted…
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UND President Mark Kennedy Outlines Vision For Unmanned Aircraft Efforts At Summit

If UND President Mark Kennedy has his way, unmanned aircraft systems technology will be a common tool across the university. Kennedy spoke Tuesday during the 2016 UAS Summit and Expo in Grand Forks and highlighted what the school has accomplished in terms of the technology and where he would like to see it strengthened. “UND…
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NCTC Receives Donated Drone From Northrop Grumman

Students in Northland Community and Technical College’s unmanned aircraft systems programs will have a new resource available to them courtesy of a donation from a defense contractor. The  school announced Tuesday it has received a Bat UAS and accompanying equipment from Northrop Grumman Corp. during the 2016 UAS Summit and Expo at the Alerus Center…
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GALLERY: The 2016 UAS Summit And Expo In Photos

The 2016 UAS Summit and Expo saw more than 20 speakers take to the stage and half a dozen unmanned aircraft systems take off Tuesday in the Alerus Center. Below is a gallery of photos from the day, with more coming soon.

ISight RPV Flies Drone Equipped With Position Broadcast System

ISight RPV Services marked a milestone for unmanned aircraft flight this week when the company successfully flew with a special surveillance technology on board. Automatic dependent surveillance broadcast technology allows an aircraft to link up with satellite to determine its position in the airspace and then intermittently broadcast it. The broadcasting allows the aircraft to be tracked.…
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