FAA has announced that the University of Alaska’s unmanned aircraft system (UAS) test site—the second of six—is now operational. FAA on Monday granted the University of Alaska Fairbanks a Certificate of Waiver or Authorization (COA) authorizing flights by an Aeryon Scout small UAS for animal surveys at its Pan-Pacific UAS Test Range Complex in Fairbanks. The COA is effective for two years. The team began the wildlife flight operations Tuesday. According to FAA, these Alaska ...

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