Airport hosts drone testing

By Halle Parker | Published 1:22 pm Thursday, July 21, 2016 Unmanned aircraft systems — commonly known as drones — weighing up to 160 pounds with a 12-foot wingspan were tested at the Farmville Regional Airport this week, led by Virginia Tech’s Mid-Atlantic Aviation Partnership (MAAP) in collaboration with American Aerospace Technologies Inc. (AATI). Virginia … Continue reading Airport hosts drone testing

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Virginia Governor to facilitate research to develop unmanned systems technology for aviation Virginia governor Terry McAuliffe has announced initiatives to help develop unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) technology in order to reinforce the economy in the US state. The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) recently granted a certificate of authorisation (COA) to Virginia Tech Mid-Atlantic Aviation … Continue reading | Farmville, VA Operation