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The second annual event, hosted on Nov. 18, attracted nearly 140 attendees interested in the technological and professional potential of the expanding drone industry.
Nearly 140 recreational and commercial pilots, transportation and safety officials, educators, students and community members interested in unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) visited Elon’s campus on Nov. 18 for the second annual Elon Drone Day.
As part of the daylong program that consisted of keynote talks, a vendor expo and an afternoon flight demonstration, pilots, educators and officials discussed regulations, safety, job opportunities and trends in the drone industry. This year’s program focused heavily on education, inviting representatives from the fields of cinema and media, engineering, computer science, and international and global studies to…