Drones http://wyso.org en As Defense Budget Shrinks, Local Contracting Not All Doom And Gloom http://wyso.org/post/defense-budget-shrinks-local-contracting-not-all-doom-and-gloom <p></p><p><span style="background-color: transparent; font-family: Arial; font-size: 15px; white-space: pre-wrap; line-height: 1.15;">Thursday is the second day of meetings at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base for small businesses in the defense industry. The event is part of an effort on the part of the Air Force to work more with small contractors; base officials say it helps them stay efficient as the government cuts defense budgets.</span></p> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 11:15:01 +0000 Lewis Wallace 48619 at http://wyso.org As Defense Budget Shrinks, Local Contracting Not All Doom And Gloom 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 Secrecy At The Dayton Development Coalition? WYSO's Lewis Wallace Talks To Lynn Hulsey http://wyso.org/post/secrecy-dayton-development-coalition-wysos-lewis-wallace-talks-lynn-hulsey <p><span style="background-color: transparent; font-family: Arial; font-size: 19px; line-height: 1.15; white-space: pre-wrap;">This week on Under Construction we’re talking accountability: how are public funds for economic development spent and how are they tracked? Thu, 13 Mar 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Lewis Wallace 46998 at http://wyso.org Secrecy At The Dayton Development Coalition? WYSO's Lewis Wallace Talks To Lynn Hulsey 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