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Aug 18, 2020 | InterDrone Podcast

Episode 51: UAS Education, Standardization, and Implementation at the NCTCOG with Ernest Huffman

This week on the InterDrone Podcast, we sat down with Ernest Huffman, who manages the Aviation Department for the North Central Texas Council of Government (NCTCOG); he was recently promoted to the Aviation Planning and Education Program Manager.

Ernest also leads up the North Texas UAS Safety and Integration Task Force, which is comprised of 260+ stakeholders and 130+ companies in the Dallas Fort-Worth area, encompassing 16 counties. The Task Force focuses on integrating drone technology into the DFW Metroplex.

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