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July 24, 2016
Wave of prospective drone pilots expected to seek out regional testing centers in coming months
GRAND FORKS -- Come Aug. 29, the Federal Aviation Administration testing center at the University of North Dakota is expected to get a little...
July 24, 2016 - 12:12am
July 9, 2016
Lunch series aims to connect Grand Forks area business community to drones
GRAND FORKS, N.D.—Creating connections between local businesses and the growing drone industry in Grand Forks is the driving force behind...
July 9, 2016 - 6:04pm
July 5, 2016
Tracking together: Pairing dogs, drones latest research effort by Grand Forks area law enforcement
GRAND FORKS, N.D.—After taking a deep sniff from a plastic baggie, Daisy bolted into the thick prairie brush in search of her target. Meanwhile,...
July 5, 2016 - 6:00am
June 12, 2016
Thousands protest against drones at US Air Force base in Germany
BERLIN - Several thousand demonstrators formed a human chain along the perimeter of a U.S. Air Force Base in southwest Germany on Saturday in protest against drone operations by the United States. The demonstration was organized by the alliance "Stop Ramstein - No Drone War", which...
News/Nation and World
June 12, 2016 - 12:06am
June 11, 2016
Report finds decrease in drone sightings nationwide, says education likely is a factor
GRAND FORKS -- A new look at federal data cataloguing 582 sightings of unmanned aircraft by aviation personnel and the public has revealed those sightings have decreased over time. The Academy of Model Aeronautic released an analysis this week that reports monthly sightings of unmanned...
June 11, 2016 - 4:41pm
June 1, 2016
Grand Forks drone companies announce partnerships, expansion
GRAND FORKS -- Two Grand Forks companies are forging partnerships beyond the state border in hopes of capturing a larger share of the fast-growing unmanned aircraft systems market. Aerial inspection and photography company SkySkopes announced Wednesday it had formed an alliance with...
June 1, 2016 - 3:00pm
May 21, 2016
More research projects featuring drones get OK from UND committee
GRAND FORKS -- University of North Dakota faculty members are planning to use a rural piece of university property to conduct research utilizing unmanned aircraft to train law enforcement officers and map vegetation. Oakville Prairie, an area with more than 900 acres of land about...
May 21, 2016 - 9:16pm
May 18, 2016
Researchers concerned unmanned aircraft data in study could be public record
GRAND FORKS -- Uncertainty surrounding the public availability of data from research partially paid for by state dollars has a University of North Dakota committee exploring a request for an attorney general ruling on the matter. The school's Unmanned Aircraft Systems Research Ethics...
May 18, 2016 - 7:43pm
May 11, 2016
Norwegian drone firm eyes Grand Forks for U.S. location
GRAND FORKS -- After a February visit to North Dakota, a Norwegian unmanned aircraft systems manufacturing firm is back again and is looking to jump into the area's existing business climate. Leaders from Robot Aviation arrived in Grand Forks this week for a site visit that includes...
May 11, 2016 - 3:10pm
May 3, 2016
‘Oil Capital’ looking to drones, other innovations
TIOGA – A city that has found prosperity in the ground is looking to the sky to diversify its economy. Tioga’s Economic Development Corp....
May 3, 2016 - 9:40pm
April 19, 2016
Legislation could benefit North Dakota drone industry; House version lags
GRAND FORKS -- The U.S. Senate passed its version of the Federal Aviation Administration reauthorization bill Tuesday, which includes legislation benefiting unmanned aircraft research efforts in North Dakota. Among them are a five-year extension for the FAA's test site program, which...
April 19, 2016 - 10:11pm
April 18, 2016
County law unit gets permission to fly drones nationwide
GRAND FORKS -- A Grand Forks law enforcement unit now has clearance to fly unmanned aircraft nationwide. The Northeast Region Unmanned Aircraft Systems Unit announced Monday that it received permission for national flight in the form of a certificate of authorization granted by the...
April 18, 2016 - 8:08pm
April 16, 2016
Photography with drones soars
GRAND FORKS -- Putting a camera in the air is proving to be a popular business model nationwide for operators of unmanned aircraft. An analysis released this week by the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International, an industry trade group, found aerial photography led as...
April 16, 2016 - 10:06pm
April 9, 2016
FAA reviewing recommendations for flying drones directly over people
GRAND FORKS -- Recommendations from a federal rulemaking committee could pave the way for unmanned aircraft to fly directly over people, which local operators say translates to progress for the industry. The Federal Aviation Administration released a report earlier this week detailing...
April 9, 2016 - 3:58pm
March 31, 2016
Drone research efforts in N.D. attract $3M in federal funding
GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- Regional efforts to research integrating unmanned aircraft into national airspace received a funding boost Thursday to the tune of $3 million. The U.S. Department of Defense funding will be invested at Grand Forks Air Force Base and Fargo's Hector International...
March 31, 2016 - 7:09pm