Unmanned Aerial Systems http://wyso.org en Colleges Team Up On Drone Farming Program http://wyso.org/post/colleges-team-drone-farming-program <p dir="ltr" style="margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt; ">&nbsp;</p><p><font class="Apple-style-span" face="Cambria">Sinclair Community College has announced it’s teaming up with Southern State Community College to expand and collaborate on its unmanned aerial system program.</font></p> Wed, 26 Mar 2014 21:53:39 +0000 Lewis Wallace 47630 at http://wyso.org Sinclair Pursues Drone Testing http://wyso.org/post/sinclair-pursues-drone-testing <p>The state may have been passed over as a drone testing site, but a Sinclair community college is moving full speed ahead on the development, teaching and application of drone technology.</p><p>Sinclair announced Monday that its workforce development office has applied for two new certificates of authorization from the Federal Aviation Administration to fly a new unmanned aerial system.</p> Wed, 26 Feb 2014 11:28:41 +0000 Associated Press 46389 at http://wyso.org Sinclair Pursues Drone Testing After FAA Rejection, Dayton Business Leaders Look Inward, Move Forward http://wyso.org/post/after-faa-rejection-dayton-business-leaders-look-inward-move-forward <p>The Federal Aviation Administration handed down its decision earlier this week that the Dayton region was not selected as one of the six national test sites for commercial drones. The news comes after months of preparation from business and industry officials, as well as Ohio’s political leaders. But Chris Ford with the Dayton Development Coalition says it won’t change the game for the drone industry in the region.</p> Fri, 03 Jan 2014 19:56:07 +0000 Emily McCord 44189 at http://wyso.org After FAA Rejection, Dayton Business Leaders Look Inward, Move Forward Southwest Ohio Passed Over For Drone Testing http://wyso.org/post/southwest-ohio-passed-over-drone-testing <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span><span style="background-color: transparent; font-size: 15px; font-family: Arial; color: rgb(34, 34, 34); vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">Southwest Ohio was passed over as a drone test site. Tue, 31 Dec 2013 15:59:38 +0000 Lewis Wallace 44022 at http://wyso.org Southwest Ohio Passed Over For Drone Testing Ohio Training Students For Civilian Drone Jobs http://wyso.org/post/ohio-training-students-civilian-drone-jobs <p>Some schools across the state are preparing students for a boom in the drone industry once the federal government, as is expected, allows civilian unmanned aircraft to fly in U.S. airspace.</p><p>The Federal Aviation Administration has until 2015 to present a plan for safely integrating drones into national airspace. Sinclair Community College already is training students for jobs using the technology, &nbsp;and Kent State University is doing the same.</p> Mon, 23 Dec 2013 12:35:00 +0000 Associated Press 43755 at http://wyso.org