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August 14, 2017
The newly unveiled Sharper A6 aircraft hovers above the Alerus Center arena  during the 2016 UAS Summit and Expo. Photo by Brandi Jewett/Grand Forks Herald.
UAS Summit to focus more on commercial use, experts say
August 14, 2017 - 4:41pm
August 7, 2017
Jasmine Vicente keeps an unmanned aircraft hovering Monday during a UAS Camp for girls in the UAS Flight Testing Lab at UND's Robin Hall. The camp, in its first year, not only teaches girls how to fly UAS, but also aims to help them with leadership, teamwork and problem-solving skills. photo by Eric Hylden/Grand Forks Heraldplay button
UAS camp lets girls take flight
August 7, 2017 - 7:44pm
August 1, 2017
The MQ-9 Reaper aircraft is displayed at the 119th Wing Hanger in Fargo on Monday, Aug. 1, 2017.David Samson / The Forum
ND Air National Guard: Don't fear the Reaper
August 1, 2017 - 7:00pm
July 14, 2017
Tammy Jo Taft, a drone pilot for Advanced Engineering and Environmental Services, talks about how she became an unexpected pilot. Her Thursday presentation during Drone Biz at the Grand Forks Herald was part of the event's one-year anniversary. (April Baumgarten/Grand Forks Herald)
Drone Biz celebrates one-year anniversary
July 14, 2017 - 1:18pm
July 6, 2017
Terry Sando was hired in 2013 by the Grand Forks Economic Development Corp. to help attract unmanned aerial systems companies to Grand Forks. photo by Eric Hylden/Grand Forks Herald
UAS official leaving Grand Forks Economic Develop Corp.
July 6, 2017 - 12:49pm
June 14, 2017
Andrew Shill pilots the DJI Inspire drone as Hesham El-Rewini watches the display at the Grand Sky business park near Grand Forks on Wednesday, June 14, 2017. (Joshua Komer / Grand Forks Herald)
Event marks UAS collaboration
June 14, 2017 - 10:47pm
June 6, 2017
NASA project manager Ron Johnson talks at a Tuesday press conference about unmanned aerial systems research being completed by the Northern Plains Test Site in Grand Forks. The UAS testing is part of a wider push to develop a largely automated approach to air traffic control for the unmanned vehicles, which are also known as drones. (Andrew Haffner/Grand Forks Herald.)
Local UAS teams partner with NASA for national research campaign
June 6, 2017 - 7:57pm
May 31, 2017
U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao speaks Wednesday, May 31, 2017, at the Drone Focus Conference at the Fargo Civic Center. David Samson / Forum News Service
High hopes, big challenges: U.S. Transportation Secretary outlines need for modernization with continued rise of drone technology
May 31, 2017 - 10:08pm
February 24, 2017
 Prior to starting a drone flight, SkySkopes pilot Cory Vinger adjusts the aircraft's sensor payload. Photo by Eric Goetsch/SkySkopes. play button
Mayville project shows commercial potential for UAS
February 24, 2017 - 5:53pm
February 22, 2017
UND rolls out plan for integrated drone institute
February 22, 2017 - 11:45am
February 21, 2017
An airplane flies over a drone during the Polar Bear Plunge on Coney Island in the Brooklyn borough of New York January 1, 2015. REUTERS/Carlo AllegriSEARCH ‘SCIENCE TECHNOLOGY’ FOR ALL 15 IMAGES
Xcel, FAA research using drones to inspect electric lines
February 21, 2017 - 2:47pm
An airplane flies over a drone during the Polar Bear Plunge on Coney Island in the Brooklyn borough of New York January 1, 2015. REUTERS file photo
Xcel, FAA research using drones to inspect electric lines
February 21, 2017 - 2:32pm
February 20, 2017
UND student Andrew Werle (right) pilots an Inspire 1 UAV as Skyscopes chief instructor pilot Cory Vinger watches Friday during a UND for-credit training session south of Grand Forks.(Eric Hylden/Grand Forks Herald)play button
Taking flight: SkySkopes opens first-of-its-kind drone academy to public
February 20, 2017 - 12:54pm
February 15, 2017
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France trains eagles to down drones
February 15, 2017 - 4:00pm
November 30, 2016
UND campus drone policy hopes for spring takeoff
November 30, 2016 - 3:42pm