The University of Maryland Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Test Site offers researchers, students, government and industry access to extensive resources and pools of expertise in every aspect of UAS research.
A world where unmanned aircraft systems are safely and responsibly used to improve lives.
As a leader in research, development, testing and education, we leverage and enhance existing skills, expertise and resources to safely and responsibly integrate and advance unmanned aircraft systems.
The University of Maryland Unmanned Aircraft Systems Test Site is a proud member of the Mid-Atlantic Aviation Partnership (MAAP) under the FAA UAS Test Site program, along with Virginia and New Jersey. As one pillar of that strong team, we stand ready to assist the FAA with integrating UAS into the National Airspace System (NAS).
UMD UAS Test Site offers insights on how "Part 107" will affect commercial use of UAS. more»
Interactive session to focus on how nursery owners could use drones in everyday operations. more»
UMD hosted a demonstration of the Project Lifesaver/Lockheed Martin Indago UAV system for representatives from nine public safety organizations. more»
Pilots, aviation enthusiasts from the Experimental Aircraft Association's Chapter 478 of Southern Maryland fly aircraft at UMD UAS Test Site. more»