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Emerging UAV Use in Agriculture Areas

KXNews out of Bismarck, North Dakota had a good recent story on evaluations of UAVs in agriculture by North Dakota State University over a field east of Williston, North Dakota.  It shows an test flight at 200ft grabbing IR imagery … Continue reading

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GrandSky UAV Park Tenants and Potential Tenants List is Growing

The current and possible tenant list for the upcoming GrandSky UAV park just outside Grand Forks AFB, North Dakota is growing.  North Dakota Senator John Hoeven is encouraging General Atomics to have a presence at the facility.  Northrup Grumman has … Continue reading

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International UAV Applications Outside the United States

The Prairie Business Magazine has a good article this week on UAV applications outside the United States.  Some applications by some companies are oil and gas surveying, plant germination seeds, palm tree moisture levels in palm oil plantations, 3D mapping … Continue reading

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Exelis Close to Releasing UAV Airspace System

Exelis is close to releasing a complete UAV Airspace monitoring and navigation system to integrate the smaller UAV platform into United States airspace (and to other parts of the world when air traffic control systems allow). It is apparently further … Continue reading

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UAV Plant Planned for Wahpeton, North Dakota

ComDel and Altavain have signed a agreement to open a UAV plant in Wahpeton, North Dakota.  The plant is expected to employ 10-20 workers producing UAVs for the commercial sector worldwide in agriculture, construction, and other traditional remote sensing applications. … Continue reading

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UAV Airspace in North Dakota Expanded to Northern 2/3rds of State

The FAA has expanded the airspace that UAVs can fly in North Dakota to the entire northeastern part of the state according to KX News of Bismarck, ND, it was limited to areas around the Grand Forks Air Force Base … Continue reading

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Agriculture Interests Wait for UAV Approval from the FAA

The Grand Forks Herald had a story this past Saturday on how farmers and ranchers are in a waiting game, waiting for FAA approval before they can use UAVs on their own land.  Currently only research flights are being flown … Continue reading

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