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Taking Flight: Coalfield Students Have High Hopes For Drone Industry Jobs

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Student teams from across the coalfields of eastern Kentucky came together at the Knott County Sportsplex, bringing with them drones that they themselves had built. It was time for the climax of this year-long project. A basketball court had been separated with nets, and padded gates marked a circuit course for the little flying machines…. Read More

Taking Flight: Ohio Valley’s Aerospace Exports Take Top Dollars

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From the outside Summit Aviation, in the small town of Somerset, Kentucky, looks like any other nondescript, white warehouse. But inside workers craft parts for drones, weapons casings, wing stabilizers and other high-flying products. Summit is one of many small manufacturers making up the growing aerospace industry in the Ohio Valley. Highly specialized companies are… Read More