Tag Archives: UAS

Northland Community & Technical College Awarded $7 Million National Science Foundation Advanced Technological Education Grant

Grant to aid in the formation of the National Center for Autonomous Technologies. Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2019 Issue Northland Community & Technical College, along with five other partner agencies, has been awarded a National Science Foundation (NSF) … Continue reading

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The Sky Brings The Crops

by Kathryn Brown Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2019 issue With the retreat of snow and ice, the Midwest’s empty fields come to life, and as they do, so too do the skies above them. Spray pilots look forward … Continue reading

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Trends Show Increased Numbers of Women Entering Careers In Aviation Maintenance

Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2019 issue According to the FAA’s Aeronautical Center, the estimate of certificated aviation mechanics on record is 292,002 as of December 31st, 2018. Women represent only 2.44% of these certificate holders for a grand … Continue reading

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Drone Summer Camp For High School Teachers & Their Students

Students and educators get hands-on experience with building, flying, and understanding what makes a drone tick. by Thomas Biller Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2018 issue Drones are everywhere now! No matter how many airshows we attend, information booths … Continue reading

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Ohio Community Holds Ribbon Cutting Ceremony To Celebrate New Hangars

Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2018 issue SPRINGFIELD, OHIO – The City of Springfield, Ohio, in conjunction with Clark State Community College, held a ribbon cutting and dedication ceremony recently to celebrate the addition of 10 new hangars to … Continue reading

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It’s A Bird…It’s A Plane….Nope, It’s A Drone!

by James Bildilli & Matt Heyen Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine – Aug/Sept 2016 No doubt you have heard about, seen or even operated a drone over the past couple of years. There are many names that can be used … Continue reading

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Kansas State Polytechnic Campus Offers UAS Training To Hobbyists

SALINA, KAN. – As the number of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) owners continues to increase, the UAS program at Kansas State University Polytechnic Campus is now offering training specifically for hobbyists to ensure proper use and safety. The school held … Continue reading

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Is It A Bird? Is It A Plane? No, It’s An Aircraft!

by Tara Kalar Associate Legal Counsel MnDOT Office of Chief Counsel With an anticipated million unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) sold over the holiday season, aviation is experiencing an unprecedented boost in “aircraft” ownership. Since the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) … Continue reading

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New FAA Recreational UAS/Drone Registration Program: Better Than Nothing?

by Russell A. Klingaman Attorney At Law On December 14, 2015, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) issued its interim final rule entitled “Registration And Marking Requirements For Small Unmanned Aircraft” (80 Federal Register 78594).  The registration rules, which became effective … Continue reading

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AOPA Calls UAS Task Force Recommendations, “A Good Start”

FREDERICK, MD – The FAA announced, November 23, 2015,  that it has accepted the final recommendations of its Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS)  Registration Task Force Aviation Rulemaking Committee, and has begun the rulemaking process, moving the agency one step closer … Continue reading

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