The University of North Dakota (UND) says it and its research partners achieved an unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) industry milestone last month with the first-ever drone test flights over a specially developed network.
The university partnered with Harris Corp. and the Northern Plains Unmanned Aircraft Systems Test Site (NPUASTS) for the successful flights on Dec. 21. They occurred about a mile west of Hillsboro in the Red River Valley of eastern North Dakota. UND said the development has the potential to open the skies for the broad commercial use of drones.
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