• Fearless Flight

    Accelerating the safe, effective application of UAS technology

  • UAS Excellence

    Customized solutions for safe, productive operations

  • Smart Standards

    Shaping rules and industry standards related to UAS technology

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The University of Maryland UAS Test Site is a leading research and operations facility led by experts in military and civilian aviation, engineering, and project management. 


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Test site experts leverage decades of experience and cutting-edge technology to accelerate the safe, responsible application of UAS in public and private industries.

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44181 Airport Road, California, MD 20619

Phone: 301-862-7824 | Fax: 301-866-1964

Email: tonyP@umd.edu



Test site experts and facilities support the application of UAS in a wide range of fields, including those below.

News / Jun 25, 2019

Unmanned systems are helping to power economic growth in Southern Maryland.

News / May 28, 2019

Connect with the University of Maryland's A. James Clark School of Engineering at ASEE 2019!

News / Apr 26, 2019

The groundbreaking effort by Maryland faculty and researchers could help expand donor access to transplantation.

News / Apr 3, 2019

A safe flight should always be the goal.

News / Nov 30, 2018

Maryland tests demonstrate how human organs can be transported safely by drones.

News / Nov 19, 2018

Test site engineers modified a limited-use remote-control boat for the test.