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VT Drone Research Takes on the Looming Competition for Airspace

The Department of Transportation predicts a dramatic increase in the number of drones to be used across the country in the coming years. Drones will compete for airspace with helicopters, airplanes…

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Accredited drone curriculum comes to mechanical engineering

Kevin Kochersberger, associate professor in mechanical engineering, was part of a team that established an academy for drone pilots in Malawi. Now he's bringing that experience to Virginia Tech…

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Mark Blanks on drone research at Virginia Tech

Mark Blanks, the director of the Mid-Atlantic Aviation Partnership at Virginia Tech, talks about how drone research is constantly moving forward. Virginia Tech is working on innovative safety…

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