5/18/2018 1:28:45 PM Grants Approved to Support 19 N.C. Airports
Grants Approved to Support 19 N.C. Airports RALEIGH–  The N.C. Board of Transportation has approved state and federal funds for much-needed improvements to 19 North Carolina airports.  The $10.2 million in funding will be used to...
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5/15/2018 1:28:57 PM NCDOT Joins FEMA Drone Working Group
RALEIGH–  Drones are an increasingly integral part of all emergency response operations, so the N.C. Department of Transportation is working to make sure North Carolina’s drone operators are prepared when disaster strikes. NCDOT’s...
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5/9/2018 3:48:16 PM N.C. Selected for FAA Drone Integration Pilot Program
WASHINGTON–  U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao today announced that the N.C. Department of Transportation has been selected as one of only 10 participants in the Federal Aviation Administration’s Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS,...
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4/23/2018 8:18:09 AM Grants Approved to Support Ten N.C. Airports
RALEIGH–  From commercial airports that are among the world’s busiest to rural airports that support farms and manufacturers, each is a vital part of a connected transportation infrastructure. To keep North Carolina moving, the state...
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4/19/2018 4:44:26 PM NCDOT Hosts Outer Banks Drone Workshop
NAGS HEAD–  With drones able to do more than ever before, the N.C. Department of Transportation wants to help educate local government agencies and businesses on some of those potential practical applications. A capacity crowd was on...
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4/18/2018 12:51:03 PM NCDOT Announces 2018 N.C. Drone Summit and Flight Expo
GREENSBORO–  For three days this summer, Greensboro will be the center of the drone world. The 2018 North Carolina Drone Summit and Flight Expo (NC Drone SAFE) at the Grandover Resort and Conference Center from August 5-7 will feature...
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3/26/2018 11:35:22 AM N.C. Student Places 2nd in National Aviation Art Contest
RALEIGH – A North Carolina High School Student is among the top finishers in the National Aviation Art Contest, and will now move on to the international level of the competition. Emma Kerns of Sherrill’s Ford, a student at Liberty...
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3/13/2018 3:50:45 PM NCDOT to Host Drone Workshop in Nags Head on April 18
NAGS HEAD –  The N.C. Department of Transportation’s Division of Aviation is hosting a free drone workshop for commercial and government operators in Nags Head on Thursday, April 19, at the Comfort Inn South Oceanfront (Neptune Room),...
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3/13/2018 8:44:20 AM Collision Avoidance Seminars for Pilots Across NC Next Week
RALEIGH –  The N.C. Department of Transportation’s Division of Aviation is partnering with the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association’s Air Safety Institute to help put on a series of “Collision Course” seminars across the...
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3/5/2018 3:58:22 PM Winners of 2018 NC Aviation Art Contest Announced
RALEIGH –  After receiving a record 1,246 entries, the N.C. Department of Transportation’s Division of Aviation is proud to announce the winners of this year’s Aviation Art Contest. After two weeks of judging and voting, the winners...
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