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Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg flew a drone today!

We didn’t think we’d see this today, but it’s cool: Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg flew a drone today. And not just any drone — it was a DJI Inspire 2.

Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg is a busy guy. Not only is there the work of the day, but people at that level are often traveling and looking at innovative programs (or persistent problems) related to their portfolio.

And so it was that Pete Buttigieg found himself today at Baltimore’s Global Air Drone Academy.

Global Air Drone Academy

To be honest, we hadn’t heard of this organization previously. But once we had a look, we can see why Pete Buttigieg wanted to pay a visit (and why he flew a drone). Here’s how the organization describes itself on its website:

We provide a STEM-based learning experience into drone engineering, coding, and entrepreneurship in this growing industry. Over 3 years, we have provided training to more than 6000 students in 400+ schools, in over 8 countries….

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Source: dronedj.com