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College establishes new Hamilton RPAS testing site, partners with Transport Canada - In the News

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This week Mohawk College, in partnership with the City of Hamilton, announced a new research site for remotely piloted aircraft (RPAS, commonly known as drones) in Hamilton, greatly increasing its capacity to support and promote innovation in multiple industry sectors. The Unmanned and Remote Sensing Innovation Centre (URSIC) at Mohawk College has established a three-year pilot agreement to use Windermere Basin for limited RPAS research-based operations. 

In addition, URSIC announced a new research agreement with Transport Canada to test new RPAS equipment.

The news was shared by a number of regional media outlets.

CHCH News at 6 - Mohawk College secures drone-related research site

The Hamilton Spectator - Mohawk College creates new research site for drones

CHML/Global News - Mohawk College, Transport Canada agree to test drones near Hamilton beach

Mountain News/TorStar - Mohawk College announces new drone site

The Bay Observer - Coming to Windermere Basin-Drone research