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Kentucky Department of Aviation commissions study to evaluate needs through Bluegrass region

The Kentucky Department of Aviation is preparing a report that could drive long-term decisions about meeting aviation needs in Central Kentucky and supporting economic development in the Commonwealth. The Lexington Regional Aviation System Plan (LRASP) will supplement the 2017 Kentucky State Aviation System Plan and provide a regional growth strategy for the airport system in Central Kentucky. “The...

Commentary: USA Drone Port Project launched in Knott, Perry counties through power of collaboration

By Ron Daley Special to KyForward Building on the community’s assets, strong partners, seed money leading to the idea, and an ambitious vision and plan, the USA Drone Port project was launched for Knott and Perry counties last week in Hazard. The potential for the USA Drone Port: National Unmanned Robotic Research and Development Center goes beyond the jobs it will create as a drone research, testing,...