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July 4, 2014
Capturing the power of the sun
BISMARCK — What goes up may not necessarily have to come down if a Fargo firm successfully develops drones that would fly nonstop by harnessing...
July 4, 2014 - 11:12pm
June 27, 2014
Panelists debate legal, ethical use of unmanned aircraft system
By Brandi Jewett Forum News Service GRAND FORKS — Questions surrounding the legal, moral and ethical use of unmanned aircraft systems continue to multiply as businesses and individuals discover more uses for these devices. There are still gray areas, but a four-person panel attempted...
June 27, 2014 - 11:19pm
June 25, 2014
UAS poised to replace human inspectors on pipelines, turbines
GRAND FORKS — The days of observing hundreds of miles of oil pipeline from a plane or dangling 200 feet in the air from a wind tower may soon...
June 25, 2014 - 11:27pm
June 24, 2014
Support for unmanned aircraft use varies by activity, study finds
GRAND FORKS — When it comes to unmanned aircraft buzzing through North Dakota skies, researchers at the University of North Dakota have found residents support some uses more than others in a new study. While residents were overwhelmingly in support of using UAS for search and...
June 24, 2014 - 11:32pm
UAS Summit kicks off in Grand Forks
GRAND FORKS — Hundreds of members of the unmanned aircraft systems industry have landed in Grand Forks for the 8th annual UAS Action Summit. This year’s summit, organized by the Red River Valley Research Corridor, is expected to draw between 350 and 400 exhibitors to the Alerus...
June 24, 2014 - 11:14pm
June 20, 2014
Drones banned at all national parks
Visitors and workers on National Park Service land have encountered something unexpected when looking up to the skies -- drones. Prompted by recent sightings in national parks, all types of unmanned aircraft were banned Friday from 84 million acres of National Park Service land...
June 20, 2014 - 4:43pm
March 29, 2014
Grand Forks County gets permission to fly drones at night
GRAND FORKS — Grand Forks County Sheriff Bob Rost announced Friday that his department is the first law enforcement agency in the nation granted federal authorization to fly unmanned aircraft throughout its jurisdiction. In a partnership with the University of North Dakota’s...
March 29, 2014 - 10:43pm
December 12, 2013
Schools prepare for boom in drone jobs
GRAND FORKS — Two student pilots are seated shoulder to shoulder before a bank of video monitors, maneuvering an unmanned aircraft by keyboard and mouse as the drone descends toward a virtual runway in a suburban landscape. Aaron Gabrielson and Andrew Regenhard, aviation students...
December 12, 2013 - 10:55pm
October 25, 2013
New opportunities for UAS: Unmanned aircraft market could boom in transition to civilian use
GRAND FORKS - In Terry Sando’s National Guard career, he has seen how unmanned aircraft systems can be an asset in surveillance and rescue...
October 25, 2013 - 6:35pm
October 20, 2013
Cramer: ND is 2nd or 3rd choice for drone test site
GRAND FORKS -- It's very likely North Dakota will be one of the six states to host a test site for unmanned aircraft, but it is also very likely not the Federal Aviation Administration's top candidate, Rep. Kevin Cramer said this past week in Grand Forks. The top candidate appears...
October 20, 2013 - 12:00am
October 18, 2013
Air Force to OK lease for tech park at Grand Forks base
GRAND FORKS - The Air Force will sign a lease with Grand Forks County in December, allowing a technology park for unmanned aircraft to be built at Grand Forks Air Force Base, the state's congressional leaders and the governor said Thursday. "The Enhanced Use Lease program will diversify...
October 18, 2013 - 12:00am
October 11, 2013
UND touts new training for drone pilots
GRAND FORKS -- The University of North Dakota announced Thursday a new program to train pilots of the Predator unmanned aircraft using a full-size simulator. It's another step that puts the university and the state "at the forefront and cutting edge" of research and development in...
October 11, 2013 - 12:00am
May 10, 2013
Dalrymple: $5 million bolsters drone test site bid
GRAND FORKS -- North Dakota's bid to be one of six national test sites for unmanned aircraft will be bolstered with $5 million authorized by state lawmakers this past session, Gov. Jack Dalrymple said Thursday in Grand Forks as he signed a funding bill. The Federal Aviation Administration...
May 10, 2013 - 12:00am