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November 18, 2016
A new-ish director of the Northern Plains UAS test site has
been named, so we look at what has been accomplished within the test site and what
the goals are in the future.
Drone test site sees sharp growth in flights
November 18, 2016 - 3:43pm
October 8, 2016
Small airports could be next focus of North Dakota's drone industry
October 8, 2016 - 11:12pm
August 24, 2016
A Hercules unmanned aircraft prototype created by Advanced Aircraft Co. flies through the Alerus Center arena on Aug. 23, 2016. Photo by Brandi Jewett/Grand Forks Herald.play button
Drone flights showcase next generation of aircraft, uses at Grand Forks summit
August 24, 2016 - 11:24pm
August 23, 2016
More than 200 students enrolled in unmanned aircraft program at UND, and Kennedy wants bigger footprint
August 23, 2016 - 11:43pm
August 22, 2016
Region drone research efforts showcased in Hillsboro, N.D.
August 22, 2016 - 8:01pm
August 20, 2016
Drone hobbyists in Grand Forks host races
August 20, 2016 - 6:09pm
August 8, 2016
Executive Director of the Northern Plains UAS Test Site Robert Becklund is photographed with (L-R) Jakee (cq) Stoltz, Mission Coordinator; Trevor Woods, Director of Operations; Nicholas Flom, Director of Safety; and Julie Theisen, Director of Business and Program Management. photo by Eric Hylden/Grand Forks Herald
North Dakota drone effort lauded at White House workshop
August 8, 2016 - 10:24am
August 1, 2016
Raytheon executives visit Grand Forks, hear pitch for North Dakota expansion
August 1, 2016 - 10:11pm
July 28, 2016
Civil Air Patrol volunteer Ken Shuler keeps an eye on a unmanned aircraft flying about 500 feet ahead of the chase plane he rides in on July 15 just outside Hillsboro, N.D.  Photo by Brandi Jewett/Grand Forks Herald.
Eye in the sky: Civil Air Patrol volunteers track research drone from the air
July 28, 2016 - 6:00am
July 27, 2016
Robin Hall, UND's new unmanned aircraft facility. Jesse Trelstad/ Forum News Service
Dedication of Robin Hall marks continued growth of unmanned aircraft opportunities at UND
July 27, 2016 - 12:00am
July 24, 2016
A sign placed June 11 gives notice to those passing near a Northeast UAS Unit training session at the Oakville Prairie research site near Emerado. (Photo by Brandi Jewett/Grand Forks Herald.)
Wave of prospective drone pilots expected to seek out regional testing centers in coming months
July 24, 2016 - 12:12am
July 9, 2016
Lunch series aims to connect Grand Forks area business community to drones
July 9, 2016 - 6:04pm
July 5, 2016
A Qube unmanned aircraft awaits deployment during a June 11 law enforcement training mission at UND’s Oakville Prairie research site. Photo by Brandi Jewett/Grand Forks Herald.
Tracking together: Pairing dogs, drones latest research effort by Grand Forks area law enforcement
July 5, 2016 - 6:00am
March 24, 2016
FAA forecast predicts drones sales could reach 7 million by 2020
March 24, 2016 - 9:27pm
December 23, 2015
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Unmanned aircraft prove popular gifts; Companies urge new users to exercise caution
December 23, 2015 - 11:50pm
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