- Associated Press - Thursday, May 14, 2015

SALINA, Kan. (AP) - Kansas’ three largest universities have been selected by the Federal Aviation Administration to be a part of a team that will help integrate unmanned aerial systems into the nation’s airspace.

The Salina Journal (https://bit.ly/1HiNd3o ) reports Kansas State University, the University of Kansas and Wichita State University have been named members of the FAA’s Center of Excellence for Unmanned Aircraft Systems. According to a news release, the center will focus on research, education and training for the systems that are also known as drones.

The news release says research areas will initially include detect-and-avoid technology; low-altitude operations safety; control and communications; spectrum management; and compatibility with air traffic control operations.

___

Information from: The Salina (Kan.) Journal, https://www.salina.com



Sign up for Daily Newsletters

Manage Newsletters

Copyright © 2021 The Washington Times, LLC.

Please read our comment policy before commenting.

 

Click to Read More and View Comments

Click to Hide