Sep 10, 2020

Unmanned Aircraft Selected to Support Site Acceptance Testing of North Dakota's Statewide BVLOS Network

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September 10, 2020 – The Northern Plains UAS Test Site (NPUASTS) has selected Volansi’s VOLY C10 for Site Acceptance Testing and use-case development for North Dakota’s statewide beyond visual line of...
Jun 29, 2020

Hoeven Announces FAA Funding for UAS Research in North Dakota

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June 29, 2020 - Senator John Hoeven, a member of the Senate Transportation, Housing and Urban Development Appropriations Committee, today announced that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)...
Jun 16, 2020

Northern Plains UAS Test Site Soliciting Proposals for UAS to Support Site Acceptance Testing of North Dakota’s Statewide BVLOS Network

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June 16, 2020 - The Northern Plains UAS Test Site (NPUASTS) is soliciting proposals for the purchase of an Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS), or drone, for the North Dakota statewide beyond visual line...
Jun 2, 2020

System Integrators Selected for North Dakota’s Statewide UAS BVLOS Network

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June 2, 2020 - Three leading aviation infrastructure companies have been selected to provide systems engineering and integration services to build, implement, and operate North Dakota’s first-of-its-...
Mar 27, 2020

ND Sen, UAS test team working with FAA on drone delivery waiver

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March 25, 2020 - The leading unmanned aircraft system test range in the U.S. may be increasing its support and help in making near-term drone deliveries to areas in urgent need of supplies a reality....
Mar 12, 2020

UND, Airtonomy receive state’s first Microsoft AI for Earth Grant

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March 12, 2020 - In partnership with UND, Grand Forks, N.D., startup company Airtonomy has been awarded North Dakota’s first Microsoft AI for Earth grant and a Research ND&...
Mar 11, 2020

NDDOT training on drones, preparing for the spring flood season

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March 11, 2020 - Members of the Department of Transportation were flying drones at the state Capitol in Bismarck Wednesday. It was a training exercise, as DOT prepares for the spring flood season.https://news.prairiepublic.org/post/nddot-training-drones-preparing-spring-flood-season
Feb 25, 2020

NDDOT partners with NPUASTS to enhance emergency response

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February 25, 2020 - In preparation for spring flooding, the North Dakota Department of Transportation (NDDOT) and Northern Plains UAS Test Site (NPUASTS) announced a new plan to help improve and...
Nov 1, 2019

North Dakota Wind Farm Leverages Obstruction Lighting Control Radar to Operate Drones

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November 1, 2019 - North Dakota appropriately celebrated American Wind Week 2019 at a wind farm, Xcel Energy's soon-to-open Foxtail Wind Farm in Dickey County. But Foxtail represents more than a...
Sep 10, 2019

Airtonomy partners with UND Aerospace Foundation, Xcel Energy and Microsoft

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September 10, 2019 - Josh Riedy, CEO of Airtonomy, foresees a day when there won’t be one pilot flying one drone on one day to accomplish one mission. Instead, it will be one pilot flying multiple...