‘Groundbreaking’ drone technology to be tested at Springfield airport

A Dayton-area airport will become the test site for “groundbreaking” aviation technology that could have a major impact on the U.S. military.

The Federal Aviation Administration has approved the use of Ohio’s unmanned aircraft systems — developed in collaboration with the state’s UAS Center and the Air Force Research Laboratory — for test flights beyond visual line-of-sight in a limited parcel of airspace. The FAA’s approval will allow this testing to be conducted at Springfield-Beckley Municipal Airport in Springfield.

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Story excerpt provided by Dayton Business Journal.

Written by John Bush.

Originally published April 25, 2019.

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