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Community colleges teach students unmanned aircraft skills | National Science Foundation

The National Science Foundation-funded program GeoTEd-UAS, managed by the Virginia Space Consortium and partners, is training educators to teach community college students important skills for the growing unmanned aircraft systems market from laws and regulations to...

Governor Northam Announces 120 New Jobs in Fairfax County

~ MAG Aerospace to invest $5.5 million to relocate and expand corporate headquarters ~ RICHMOND—Governor Ralph Northam today announced that MAG Aerospace, the leading independent provider of manned/unmanned full-spectrum outsourced Intelligence, Surveillance, and...

Country’s first long-distance, residential drone delivery touches down in Montgomery County neighborhood | The Roanoke Times

BLACKSBURG — It took eight minutes from the time a woman hit order on a mobile app until one of Wing’s drones traversed 1.4 miles and came buzzing overhead on Tuesday afternoon with a package of ice cream and other frozen treats in tow. Jackson Smith trotted into his...

Sen. Mark Warner highlights benefits of drone use in visit to Ferrum | The Roanoke Times

FERRUM — When asked about the future of Virginia’s economy, there is one industry at the top of Sen. Mark Warner’s mind. “If I was starting all over again, the area that I would go into is unmanned systems,” he said. Warner, who was an early investor in cellular...

Medical Cargo Could Be The Gateway For Routine Drone Deliveries | NPR

One shred of solace that surfaced as hurricanes and tropical storms pummeled Texas, Florida and Puerto Rico last fall was the opportunity to see drones realize some of their life-saving potential. During those disasters unmanned aircraft surveyed wrecked roads,...