York County may soon become home to a drone park

To test and demonstrate its unmanned aerial vehicles, Avid Aerospace will drive from York County to Blacksburg, a farm in Gloucester or a facility in Chesterfield. Though sometimes they use the Fame All-Stars Cheerleading Team’s gym a couple doors down.

None of those scenarios are ideal for testing or showing a UAV.

Paul Gelhausen, Avid’s co-founder and chief technical officer, is hoping he’ll have a better option as the result of a regional effort to get a state grant for an unmanned systems facility in York County …


Daily Press (Newport News, VA) | Oct. 1 , 2017

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