Category Archives: Test Ranges

Grand Forks Business Park 50-Year Lease Signed

A historic day as the Grand Forks Air Force takes a big step forward in securing a first of its kind drone-based business park. A new lease agreement of the airstrip means it will be shared for military and civilian use. Continue reading

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