Sinclair 1st U.S. Community College Joins FAA Center of Excellence

January 28, 2016

The Federal Aviation Administration has selected a downtown Dayton educational institution as the only community college in nation to join the FAA's Unmanned Aerial Systems Center of Excellence.

Sinclair Community College will be part of the Alliance for System Safety of UAS through Research Excellence, college officials said.

"Joining this organization will provide Sinclair with the opportunity to share our expertise and collaborate with some of the leaders in the UAS field who are doing some truly groundbreaking work to advance the industry," Deborah Norris, vice president of workforce development and corporate services, said in a statement.

A press conference was scheduled this morning to announce the decision.

Sinclair runs the National UAS Training and Certification Center at its downtown Dayton campus.

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