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Auburn University aquires nations 1st FAA authorization to operate drone flight school


Auburn University received the nation’s first FAA approval to operate a new Unmanned Aircraft Systems Flight School, Drone School,  as part of the Auburn University Aviation Center.

Auburn Drone School

“It’s a major win for the state,” Alabama Lt. Gov. Kay Ivey said.

“I commend Auburn University on obtaining the new FAA approval,” said Seth Hammett, a member of the Auburn University Aviation Center Steering Committee. “It is another step in continuing the long-time educational excellence in aviation and aerospace at the university. Our state will benefit by having unmanned aircraft system operators trained in the safe, effective use of these aircraft.”


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