Four people are dead in two separate accidents in Central Ohio. In Pataskala, investigators say a head-on collision on East Broad took three lives. One vehicle crossed the center line. Early this morning, the driver of a pick-up truck was killed when he slammed into a tree in a residential area south of Route 104 [...]
FAA Snubs Ohio As Drone Testing Site
Ohio will NOT be one of six testing sites for commercial drone aircraft.
Ohio has a strong aviation history with the Wring Brothers, and an equally strong footing in the current aviation industry, with Wright-Patterson Air Force Base and several research centers.
Things looked even better when Ohio combined its bid to become a drone testing site with Indiana and developed the Ohio/Indiana UAS Center & Test Complex based in Springfield, Ohio.
But it was all for naught: the Federal Aviation Administration today chose bids from Alaska, Venada, New York, North Dakota, Texas and Virginia. The FAA says considered a variety of factors, including geography and climate.