SkySkopes Hires Rusty Findley As Senior Consultant For Business Development

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Lt. Gen. Vern M. “Rusty” Findley II, a highly decorated retired member of the U.S. Air Force with a military career spanning 35 years, joined SkySkopes as a senior consultant for business development this week. Findley is a former vice commander of the Air Force’s Air Mobility Command headquartered at Scott…
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Minot Officials, Drone Firms Travel Abroad To Make Business Connections

Story and photos courtesy of the Minot Area Development Corporation.  Through a growing partnership with the North Dakota Department of Commerce and the University of North Dakota Center for Innovation, the Minot Area Development Corporation joined a North Dakota delegation on a trip to Norway last month. The trade mission to Norway consisted visiting the 2016…
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Grand Sky Announces Letter Of Intent From EdgeData For Tenant Facility

A local data company could soon be joining two defense contractors at Grand Sky, an aerospace business park under construction on Grand Forks Air Force Base. Grand Sky officials announced Dec. 7 that Grand Forks, N.D.-based EdgeData has submitted a letter of intent to establish a 16,000-square-foot data center facility at the park, according to a news…
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Officials Crafting UND Campus Drone Policy Hope For Spring Takeoff

Story by Andrew Haffner, Grand Forks Herald  A UND policy committee is looking to incorporate a small-scale air traffic control system into a campuswide set of ground rules for piloting unmanned aerial systems. Committee chairman John Bridewell — a UND professor who serves as director of the Center for UAS Research, Education and Training in…
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