Category Archives: Test Ranges

Eldorado Droneport Under Construction Near Las Vegas

droneport-2The Aerodrome and its partner, the City of Boulder City, NV, announced today the world’s first commercial droneport and teaching facility in Boulder City, NV. A droneport is a facility tailored specifically to Unmanned Air Systems (UAS). Unlike other planned droneport projects previously announced, The Aerodrome’s Eldorado Droneport has already broken ground, is fully funded, permanent and currently operational. This history-making project by Aerodrome and the City of Boulder City has the full support and approval of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).

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Official Opening of German UAS Test Site

Bavaria´s State Secretary for Economy and Technology, Franz Josef Pschierer with EMT LUNA NG tactical UAS

Bavaria´s State Secretary for Economy and Technology, Franz Josef Pschierer with EMT LUNA NG tactical UAS

The official opening of the “Deutsches Erprobungsgeländes für Unbemanntes Fliegen (DEU) / German Testsite for Unmanned Flying”, in Mattsies, Bavaria, Germany took place on Friday, September, 11th. The test site, which is the Airfield of Grob Aircraft, is for research & development of civil UAS. The test site can activate restricted airspace for flight operations with UAS. Several UAS companies displayed at this event.  Continue reading

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UAS R&D Project Wins Environmental Approval in Spain

Spanish regulators gave initial approval to build a research and development center for unmanned aircraft in state-owned forest land. The project, sponsored by the Defense Ministry’s National Institute for Aerospace Technology, won environmental clearance and will advance toward final approvals, according to a decision published last week by the Spanish government. Continue reading

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