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...
Aug 14, 2019

American Wind Week celebrated in Kulm

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August 14, 2019 - Xcel Energy invited government officials, construction partners and local landowners to celebrate the Foxtail Wind Project. The event was inspired by American Wind Week, a week of...
Aug 12, 2019

Burleigh County Sheriff's Department gets federal OK to fly drones over people

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August 12, 2019 - The Burleigh County Sheriff’s Department has received federal approval to operate drones over people, a development the agency says could help law enforcement agencies statewide.The...
Aug 1, 2019

Northern Plains Unmanned Aircraft Systems Test Site helping unleash the UAS industry’s full potential

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August 1, 2019 - The Northern Plains Unmanned Aircraft Systems Test Site is helping to unleash the UAS industry's full potential. In this Q&A, NPUASTS Executive Director Nicholas Flom discusses...
Jun 25, 2019

Waiver issued to fly drones over people in North Dakota

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June 25, 2019 - The North Dakota Department of Transportation received a four-year waiver from the Federal Aviation Administration to fly drones over people beginning this week. The drones will...
Jun 12, 2019

What strengthens North Dakota’s prospects in unmanned drone testing

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June 12, 2019 - Building up a new ecosystem from scratch requires the government to establish regulations, especially since UAS will have to coordinate movements with existing conventional aircraft....
Jun 10, 2019

North Dakota Plans Statewide Drone Air Traffic Control

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June 10, 2019 - Very soon, an unmanned aircraft will be able to launch from the Montana border of North Dakota and fly to the state line of Minnesota uninterrupted and hundreds of miles away from its...
Jun 6, 2019

ParaZero Launches ASTM Compliant SafeAir Mavic Following Compliance Testing and Validation by Northern Plains UAS Test Site

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June 6, 2019 - Drone safety company ParaZero Technologies Ltd, together with the Northern Plains UAS Test Site, has completed the testing and compliance process for ParaZero’s SafeAir Mavic in...
May 15, 2019

Hillsboro has eyes to the sky and on the ground

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May 15, 2019 - In December 2018, the Harris UAS, or HubNet, system was deployed near Hillsboro. The network, a project carried out in conjunction with UND, the Northern Plains UAS test site and Harris...