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UAS Research Takes Off
Jerry Hagstrom DTN Political Correspondent
Mon Jun 8, 2015 10:46 AM CDT

WASHINGTON (DTN) -- Key members of the House and Senate last week praised the Federal Aviation Administration for selecting a consortium of mostly land-grant universities to research unmanned aircraft systems issues.

The legislators promised to continue to find funding for the centers beyond the initial $5 million provided.

The consortium is known as the Alliance for System Safety of Unmanned Aircraft Systems through Research Excellence (ASSURE). It is tasked with identifying issues critical to the integration of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) -- also referred to as drones -- into the nation's airspace and engaging in research and policy development on ...

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