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ASSURE Research Partner K-State Polytechnic Launches UAS Fire and HAZMAT Response Training

September 8, 2020 - The best ways to use UAS in fire and emergency response activities will be taught in a new four-day UAS training course for firefighters and HAZMAT response personnel offered by Kansas State University ...
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Mississippi State-led ASSURE Receives $7.5 Million More in Grants from FAA for Researching Safe Integration of Drones into National Airspace

September 1, 2020 - U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao has announced additional grants being awarded to a Mississippi State-led alliance with the goal of continuing the safe and successful integration of drones ...
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FAA Announces an Additional $7.5M in 19 UAS Research Grants to ASSURE Research Universities

August 25, 2020 - U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao announced that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is awarding $7.5 million in research, education, and training grants to universities that comprise ...
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GPS World Highlights Story about FAA Awarding $3.3M in Drone Grants to Universities

August 12, 2020 - PhonlamaiPhoto/iStock / Getty Images Plus/Getty Images The FAA Administration has awarded $3.3 million in research, education and training grants to universities that comprise ...
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Mississippi State-Led Assure Coalition Receives $3.3 Million In Grants from FAA for Researching Drone Use During Emergencies

August 12, 2020 - A Mississippi State-led alliance with the goal of continuing the safe and successful integration of drones into the nation’s airspace is gaining $3.3 million in grants from the Federal Aviation Administration. Mississippi ...
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ASSURE Core University Kansas State Polytechnic Receives Nationwide BLVOS Waiver from FAA

August 12, 2020 - The ability of Kansas State University Polytechnic Campus to fly unmanned aircraft systems beyond visual line of sight is expanding. The campus's Applied Aviation Research Center has received a new waiver ...
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Mississippi State Receives $1.3 million in FAA Unmanned Aircraft Systems Grants

August 7, 2020 - U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao today announced that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is awarding $3.3 million in research, education and training grants to universities that comprise ...
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Drone / Helicopter Mid Air Collision Over Los Angeles City Hall ‘Probable’ Said NTSB (Airbus AS30B2 N71HD)

July 6, 2020 - On Dec. 4 2019 Airbus AS350B2 N71HD was being operated by Helinet Aviation Services as an electronic news-gathering flight for ABC7 News in Los Angeles under Part 91 and visual flight rules, within Class ...
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UAS Flight and Operations Degree Option at K-State Polytechnic now Led by Kurt Carraway

June 25, 2020 - Kurt Carraway has been named department head of the unmanned aircraft systems flight and operations program at Kansas State University Polytechnic Campus. Currently the UAS executive director at the Applied ...
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Virtual UAS Program for Teens Offered by Kansas State Polytechnic in June

May 27, 2020 - Kansas State University Polytechnic Campus is providing teenagers fascinated by drones with a new learning opportunity this summer that is social distance friendly. From June 22-26, the campus is offering ...