1/12/2018 8:14:15 AM NCDOT Named to AUVSI Trusted Operator Program
RALEIGH –  The N.C. Department of Transportation’s Division of Aviation will be playing a leading role in a new group set up to improve and standardize the nationwide drone industry. The Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems...
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12/15/2017 10:48:03 AM New Grants Help Improvements Take Flight at Six NC Airports
RALEIGH –  From commercial airports that are among the world’s busiest to rural airports that support agriculture and manufacturing, each is an integral part of the transportation system. To keep North Carolina moving, the state requires a...
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12/6/2017 12:49:05 PM Albert J. Ellis Airport Breaks Ground on New Control Tower
JACKSONVILLE –  Thanks in part to $2.4 million in grants awarded by the N.C. Department of Transportation’s Division of Aviation, Albert J. Ellis Airport in Richlands is finally getting its own air traffic control tower (ATC). Serving...
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12/1/2017 11:58:25 AM Improvements Coming to 11 NC Airports
RALEIGH –  The N.C. Department of Transportation’s Division of Aviation has approved state funding for 11 airports, for a total investment of almost $4.7 million.  “These grants will allow airports to become safer, and better serve the...
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11/28/2017 7:49:35 AM New Drone Laws Take Effect Dec. 1
RALEIGH – As drones, also known as Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS), become more common, North Carolina’s laws are changing to stay up-to-date with this fast-growing industry.  Two laws that were passed in July will take effect on Friday,...
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11/21/2017 9:26:13 AM 2018 North Carolina Aviation Art Contest Underway
RALEIGH –  The power of art comes from its ability to move people. The same is true about aviation. To bring the two together, and engage young people in aviation and aeronautics in the state, the N.C. Department of Transportation’s...
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10/24/2017 3:40:36 PM NCDOT & AOPA to Host Fly By Night Seminars Across NC
RALEIGH –  Flying at night can be an awe-inspiring experience, especially for lighter aircraft. Aviators love the smooth air, remarkable views, and enhanced aircraft performance they get after dark. Night flight also presents serious...
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10/17/2017 11:23:41 AM Information for Visiting World War II Aircraft at RDU Airport
RALEIGH –  The N.C. Department of Transportation’s Division of Aviation and the Raleigh-Durham Airport Authority are proud to host the Collings Foundation’s Wings of Freedom Tour, giving people in the Triangle a one-of-a-kind chance to see...
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10/12/2017 3:25:54 PM NCDOT Hosts Drone Workshop in Thomasville
THOMASVILLE –  As more and more industries are incorporating drones into their practices, the N.C. Department of Transportation wants to help educate local agencies and businesses on some of those potential practical applications. A...
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10/2/2017 2:40:38 PM NCDOT to Host Drone Workshop in Thomasville
THOMASVILLE –  The N.C. Department of Transportation is excited to announce a drone workshop for commercial and government operators on Thursday, Oct. 12, at the Mary E. Rittling Conference Center on the campus of Davidson Community...
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