Drone training begins in Oregon

ISR operations:  Eye in the sky

 

PENDLETON, Ore. — Federal officials have approved a plan by The Oregon Army National Guard to use drones from the Eastern Oregon Regional Airport at Pendleton as a training
ground.

The Guard’s plan is to fly unmanned aerial vehicles over a 100-square-mile area of mostly wheat fields north of the airport to train troops. Local officials also hope to get federal approval in a separate filing so they can set up a testing area to attract drone manufacturers.





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