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Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Drone Demo comes to Alva


Lynn L. Martin

Dr. Dan Macchiarella, PhD, professor at Embry-Riddle Aeronauctical University in Daytona Beach, Florida, was in Alva Tuesday afteroon talking on the topic of drone use. He is pictured in a trailer that provided large screen images from three drones that were flying near Northwest Technology Center south of Alva.

A group of technicians along with several teachers from Embry-Riddle University were in Oklahoma City near the State Capitol demonstrating drone technology on Monday. They received word of possible tornados in northwest Oklahoma so they moved their trailer full of drones to the Northwest Technology Center (NWTC) campus in Alva.

The timing was perfect as a regular meeting of local emergency responders was finishing up, so the men and women of the class could observe how drone technology might be used to assess damage from the air using drones.

Dr. Dan Macchiarella, PhD, professor at Embry-R...

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