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January 2, 2019
The University of North Dakota is testing flights that will open up the skies for broader commercial use of drones.
Grand Forks area drone industry announces ‘huge’ milestone
January 2, 2019 - 4:04pm
August 20, 2018
Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson discusses the importance of beyond visual line of sight flight operations for large UAS during a visit to Grand Sky Monday. Joining her are ND Lt. Gov. Brent Sanford, Sens. Heidi Heitkamp and John Hoeven and Tom Swoyer, President Grand Sky Development Co. Eric Hylden / Forum News Serviceplay button
Air Force secretary marks UAS milestone
August 20, 2018 - 5:14pm
August 17, 2018
Northrop Grumman operates at Grand Sky west of Grand Forks. Eric Hylden / Forum News Service
North Dakota unmanned aircraft industry takes off
August 17, 2018 - 7:41pm
November 12, 2017
UAV pilots Joshua Ludwin, left, and Michael Pierce land a UAV during a recent test flight. Eric Hylden / Forum News Service
North Dakota has potential to tap federal drone integration program
November 12, 2017 - 2:21pm
August 14, 2017
File photo of Grand Forks Air Force Base front gate. The Pentagon has approved a policy that allows military bases to defend themselves against invasive and threatening unmanned aircraft.
Pentagon may allow military bases to shoot down threatening drones
August 14, 2017 - 7:07am
August 11, 2017
Mike Klarenbeek's drone flies overhead while doing aerial work for the pheasant lodge Cocks Unlimited on northwest of Gregory, S.D. Matt Gade / Forum News Service
North Dakota has invested big money in drones, when will it pay off?
August 11, 2017 - 8:16pm
July 10, 2017
Charges dismissed against drone operator who documented protests
July 10, 2017 - 6:07pm
May 8, 2017
Beyond line of sight drone flights could begin this summer at UAS park near Grand Forks
May 8, 2017 - 4:51pm
February 20, 2017
UND student Andrew Werle pilots a Inspire 1 UAV as Skyscopes Chief Flight Instructor Cory Vinger watches during a training session recently south of Grand Forks.  photo by Eric Hylden/Grand Forks Heraldplay button
Taking flight: SkySkopes opens first-of-its-kind drone academy to public
February 20, 2017 - 4:36pm
September 17, 2016
A technical crew at North American's Falkirk Mining Co. uses a fast-flying drone to conduct three-dimensional surveys to help plan for coal mining and reclamation. It's the first surface mine in the country to take advantage of the relatively new technology. (LAUREN DONOVAN, TRIBUNE)
N.D. coal mine using drone for land surveys
September 17, 2016 - 6:45pm