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Worldwide to Host Small UAS Challenge
Unmanned aerial systems (UAS) enthusiasts will have a chance to demonstrate their aircraft and skills during a Sept. 12-14 Small UAS Challenge in Reno, Nev.
Sponsored by Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University – Worldwide, the free competition will feature an obstacle course, dead lift and time trial. Eligible aircraft, which can be no larger than 36 inches and 10 pounds, will require a vertical takeoff and landing.

Participation is free and includes complimentary general admission tickets to the National Championship Air Races.

“We look forward to presenting this challenge with the University of Nevada – Reno during the September air races,” said David Thirtyacre, assistant professor of aeronautics at Embry-Riddle Worldwide. “As a leader in aviation and aerospace education, Embry-Riddle Worldwide recognizes the importance of the UAS industry in Nevada and throughout the country. The challenge is a great way to promote and recognize the emerging UAS industry.”

Embry-Riddle Worldwide has campuses in Las Vegas, as well as 150 other locations around the world. For more on the event, contact Thirtyacre at or (702) 994-0280.  [ home ]

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