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ERAU takes Drone Demo to Alva, Oklahoma to Teach how to Assess Storm Damage

May 23, 2017 - Dan Macchiarella, Ph.D, a professor with Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Daytona Beach, Florida, was in Alva talking on the topic of drone use. He is pictured in a trailer that provided large ...
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Aviation International News Features ASSURE UAS Ground Collision Severity Report

May 4, 2017 - FAA's Center of Excellence for UAS Research Assesses Injury Potential of Drone Striking Person. The potential for a person to be seriously injured by a drone strike appears to be dramatically less than ...
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ASSUREuas, UAH, KU, ERAU and MSSTATE's UAS Research Makes USA TODAY Headlines

May 2, 2017 - What happens if a drone hits you in the head? The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) wants to know, so they conducted a study to understand and mitigate the risks of drones flying over people, and ...
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Unmanned Aerial Online Features ASSUREuas, UAH, ERAU, KU, and MSSTATE's UAS Work

May 2, 2017 - Examining the Age-Old Question: What Are the Risks of Flying Drones Over People?The Alliance for System Safety of UAS through Research Excellence (ASSURE), the Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) ...
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FAA and ASSURE Announce Results of Ground Collision Study

April 28, 2017 - What could happen if a drone hit a person on the ground? What's the risk of serious injury? Can those risks be reduced? Although the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) can't yet definitively answer ...
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ASSURE Partner Embry-Riddle Brings in UAS Training and Simulation Classroom

April 21, 2017 - Prescott, Ariz.-based Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University (ERAU) has received an unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) training and simulation classroom from Simlat, an Israel-based provider of next-generation ...
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Mississippi State, Home of the FAA COE FOR UAS Research, is Selected to Lead Homeland Security UAS Test Site

April 20, 2017 - Mississippi State University will lead a major research and development project for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) after a rigorous and highly competitive review process. The DHS Science and ...
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ASSURE Partner Kansas State Polytechnic's UAS Program Expands Part 107 Short Course to Dallas

April 7, 2017 - The nationally ranked unmanned aircraft systems program on Kansas State University's Polytechnic Campus is taking its Part 107 preparation course on the road and heading south. Designed to help professionals ...
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Rogers Named Director of MSU-led UAS Center of Excellence

March 29, 2017 - A nationally recognized aerospace authority has joined Mississippi's leading research university on a full-time basis after serving in an interim role. Effective March 1, Marty W. Rogers is now the new ...
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Customizing UAS Payloads and Technology to Identify Invasive Plant Species in the Gulf Coast

March 16, 2017 - A team of researchers, unmanned aerial vehicle pilots, biologists and student workers from Mississippi State University have identified a tall, grass species that has invaded coastal areas along the Gulf ...