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Worried about drones? New Mexico officials point to it as a boom industry

The use of drones is a hot-button issue across the country, but only New Mexico is home to the lone flight test center approved by the Federal Aviation Administration.

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NMSU to open one-of-a-kind test center for unmanned aircraft

New Mexico State University will become a national hub of research and development work on unmanned aircraft systems, thanks to an agreement with the Federal Aviation Administration that takes advantage of the unique airspace in southern New Mexico as well as NMSU’s expertise in unmanned aircraft system research.

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