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Looking for UAS Registration details and other guidelines for safe and legal unmanned aircraft systems operations? Please visit the Federal Aviation Administration UAS site.
Also, check out the Know Before You Fly educational campaign site for more about the safe and responsible operation of your UAS.
Welcome to the Ohio/Indiana UAS Center
The UAS Center (UASC) is a division of the Ohio Department of Transportation and serves as the premier UAS support agency for the State of Ohio. The overall mission of the UAS Center is to advance UAS and support flight operations for local, state, and federal government and agencies. We offer a mix of services and capabilities to support research, development, testing and evaluation of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) technologies for government and agency applications. These activities will enhance economic development and place Ohio in a leadership role as the Federal Aviation Administration integrates UAS into the National Airspace System.

Enabling UAS Technology in Ohio



 Ohio/Indiana UAS Center Services

✓  Flight Operations Support
✓  COA, Waiver Preparation
  FAA Coordination
  Research and Development Support
  UAS Program Development
  UAS Program Education and Instruction
  UAS Consultation
For more information on how the Ohio/Indiana UAS Center can help with your UAS operations, please see our Services page.

 UAS News Around Ohio


​Workhorse earns patent for truck-launched drone package delivery

Workhorse Group, Inc., an American technology company focused on providing sustainable and cost-effective solutions to the commercial electric sector, has announced the United States Patent and Trademark Office has issued a patent, number 9,915,956 for the HorseFly Truck Launched Drone Package Delivery System.

Link: Read the full article at UAS Magazine

Scratch: Flying into the future of Miami Valley drone research

Unmanned aerial drone technology is changing the way we live and work. And it's not just Amazon and other corporate giants getting into the drone game.

Link: Read the full article at WYSO

​Two new bachelor's degree programs approved for Sinclair

The Ohio Department of Education has approved two new bachelor's degree program for Sinclair Community College. Students at Sinclair may soon be able to earn a Bachelor of Applied Science degrees in Aviation Technology and Unmanned Aerial Systems.

Link: Read the full article at the Dayton Business Journal

​Sinclair forms new partnership to help strengthen UAS programs

Sinclair Community College has formed a partnership to help strengthen its aerospace programming, including the growing field of unmanned aerial systems.

Link: Read the full article at the Dayton Business Journal

​Advisory group issues report for drone use by law enforcement

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine announced that his Advisory Group on Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) has issued its final report, which includes a model policy for use by law enforcement.

Link: Read the full article at the Cleveland American
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 UAS Program Support



Looking for guidance on how to fly your UAS commercially? Need assistance creating your UAS program? Our knowledgeable staff can help build your UAS program specific to your needs. Contact us today!


 Access to Airspace



Wanting to fly beyond the requirements of the Small UAS Rule (Part 107)? You will need to request a Waiver or Airspace Authorization from the FAA. Contact the UAS Center for information on the FAA waiver process and to discuss your UAS operational needs.


 For UAV Hobbyists...




and recreational flyers:
Learn more about the FAA's operational requirements and safety guidelines for hobbyists and recreational flyers here.  

Ohio/Indiana Unmanned Aircraft Systems Center 
4170 Allium Ct., Springfield, Ohio 45505