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Don’t call them the D-word: Unmanned aircraft have evolved beyond old uses

May 31, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

GRAND FORKS Unmanned aircraft vehicles. Remotely piloted vehicles. Unmanned aerial systems. The future of aviation is set to include vehicles without a human pilot on board, and people in the industry have one request about their aircraft. Please don’t call them “drones.” Continue Reading

Panel probes ethical UAS use

May 31, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

GRAND FORKS A town hall discussion of the legal, moral and ethical use of unmanned aircraft systems Friday at the Unmanned Aircraft Action Summit at the Alerus Center in Grand Forks focused on Fourth Amendment rights. Continue Reading

Deal signed to promote UAS in Grand Forks; improves state’s bid

May 30, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

GRAND FORKS Representatives of government, academic and private organizations signed a “strategic alliance agreement” Thursday to further promote unmanned aircraft systems in the Grand Forks region. Continue Reading

Grand Forks Sheriff’s Department launching UAS program

March 2, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Deputies expect FAA clearance to use two aircraft in MayThe Grand Forks Sheriff’s Department is about to start investigating in rarified air. The department will be one of just seven law enforcement offices nationwide developing an unmanned aircraft systems program, according to special deputy Al Frazier. Continue Reading

Unmanned aircraft flies over Oslo, captures video of Red River flooding

April 20, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Unmanned aircraft system demonstrates its potential as tool to help fight floods. Open the article, then look down the page to see the video. Continue Reading