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New OK for Out-of-Sight Flights Expands Ohio Drone Research

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SPRINGFIELD, Ohio (AP) – Researchers will expand testing of defense-related drone technology with new permission to fly beyond their line of sight in a limited area of Ohio. The Federal Aviation Administration authorized that after the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory and the state developed new technology called SkyVision, which functions as sort of air… Read More

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

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State Puts Hold On Drone Security Testing At SW Ohio Prisons

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Ohio’s prisons agency says it has put a hold on its testing of drones as a security measure to keep watch over two corrections facilities. The Department of Rehabilitation and Correction began testing the unmanned aerial vehicles at prisons in Lebanon and Warren in southwest Ohio in October. But the agency’s operations managing director Ed… Read More