Apr 27, 2021

Second to none: UND and the Northern Plains UAS Test Site

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April 27, 2021 - Given that the Northern Plains UAS Test Site has its fingers on the pulse of a $100 billion industry, Executive Director Nicholas Flom feels lucky to have friends only five keypad...
Mar 9, 2021

North Dakota's nasty winter weather is ideal for California drone company's testing

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March 9, 2021 - Zipline, founded in 2014, delivers medical supplies, including blood, pharmaceutical supplies and vaccines in the United States and around the world. “We’ve delivered over a million...
Jan 21, 2021

North Dakota Department of Transportation and Northern Plains UAS Test Site Announce Partners for FAA BEYOND Program

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January 21, 2001 - The North Dakota Department of Transportation (NDDOT) and the Northern Plains UAS Test Site (NPUASTS) are partnering with major players in the commercial UAS industry to execute the...
Nov 9, 2020

FAA Ends UAS Test Program, Moves 'BEYOND'

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November 9, 2020 - The federal government has taken another major step toward integration of unmanned aircraft, and while many technical challenges remain, one state on the new FAA program’s roster...
Oct 30, 2020

Hoeven: North Dakota IPP To Become Permanent, Working Toward First Statewide UAS Flights Without Visual Observers

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October 30, 2020 - The BEYOND program will allow several previous IPP locations like North Dakota to address the FAA’s most significant UAS research challenges, particularly the ability to fly beyond-...
Oct 30, 2020

U.S. Department of Transportation selects NDDOT for next phase of UAS pilot program

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October 30, 2020 - U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao today announced that the North Dakota Department of Transportation (NDDOT) has been selected as one of eight participants in the...
Oct 28, 2020

North Dakota Announces Vantis as Statewide UAS BVLOS Network

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October 28, 2020 - Already a thriving ecosystem of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) in public and private use, North Dakota takes the next step in UAS advancement, commercialization and development by...
Oct 25, 2020

Grand Forks-based SkySkopes recognized as top drone service provider in the country

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Oct 25th, 2020 - Grand Forks-based SkySkopes has been named the top drone service provider in the country by market analyst, Drone Industry Insights. The announcement was made in mid-October by online...
Oct 13, 2020

ASYLON’s American-Made DroneCore system completes ASTM Testing and Validation by Northern Plains UAS Test Site

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October 12, 2020 - The Northern Plains UAS Test Site (NPUASTS) has completed the testing and compliance process for ASYLON’s DroneCore system in accordance with ASTM F3322-18. ASYLON’s automated...
Sep 17, 2020

North Dakota's Statewide UAS BVLOS Network Beginning Key Site Implementation

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September 17, 2020 - The Northern Plains UAS Test Site (NPUASTS) has begun the initial stages of implementing infrastructure for North Dakota’s statewide Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) beyond visual...