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Embry-Riddle Studies Hyperlocal Weather Prediction for Drone Operations

November 24, 2020 - A wide variety of services exist for macro weather prediction, but when it comes to how wind and storms impact unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), or drones — namely those meant for drone package delivery ...
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K-State Polytechnic Joins FAA's Collegiate Unmanned Aircraft Systems Training Initiative

September 21, 2020 - Kansas State University Polytechnic Campus's unmanned aircraft systems' flight and operations program has been selected for the Federal Aviation Administration's Unmanned Aircraft Systems-Collegiate Training ...
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ASSURE Research Partner Embry-Riddle, Verizon Use Drones for Marine Mammal Rescue

September 9, 2020 - In an effort to safely and humanely rescue marine mammals, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University has partnered with marine biologists and a Verizon drone-management platform to monitor animals in distress ...
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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 ...