Runway improvements slated in Gadsden; Alabama State offers drone training program; New Mexico opens for Dream Chaser landings

The airport project would expand the runway from 6,800 feet to 11,000 feet and also upgrade and add to the airport’s fuel farm

Runway improvements slated in Gadsden

The Gadsden Airport Authority has announced plans for runway improvements at Northeast Alabama Regional Airport. The project will lengthen the 6,800-foot runway to 11,000 feet. –


Alabama State offers drone training program

Alabama State University has begun offering drone training, an eight-week course leading to certification required for drone operators. – Draganfly/Globe Newswire

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New Mexico opens for Dream Chaser landings

Spaceport America, in New Mexico, is the newest site approved for landing by Sierra Space Dream Chaser commercial space plane. Huntsville was the first site to receive FAA approval for Dream Chaser landings; two others have been approved — one in Japan and one in the U.K. – BusinessWire


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