Tiffin University Drone Academy to host Drone Community Fly Day
Tiffin, Ohio — Tiffin University Drone Academy is set to sponsor an exciting Drone Community Fly Day, aimed at promoting safe recreational use of Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) technology.
The event will take place on Saturday, June 3, from 1 to 3 p.m. at Hedges-Boyer Park, near the American Legion Shelter House. This educational event is free and open to the public, providing an opportunity for participants to learn how to operate drones responsibly, even without prior experience.
Attendees are welcome to bring their own drones or opt to fly one provided for them. The event promises a range of engaging activities, including fly-demonstrations by various local organizations.
Notably, the Tiffin University Drone Academy and the Seneca County Drone Team, a collaborative effort between the Tiffin and Fostoria Police Departments and the Seneca County Sheriff’s Office, will be conducting captivating demonstrations. Additionally, agricultural drone demonstrations by Avon UAS and Nineteenth UAS Precision will be featured, showcasing the versatility and potential of drone technology in the agricultural sector.
Owen Fritz, Drone Academy Director and Assistant Professor of Computer Science, expressed his enthusiasm for the upcoming event. “We are excited to invite you to our thrilling Community Fly Day,” Fritz stated. “Discover the wonders of agriculture drone demos and relish the chance to fly regular drones. We’re thrilled to share the captivating world of drones with our enthusiastic community.”
In addition to the educational activities, snacks and refreshments will be provided for all attendees, ensuring an enjoyable experience for everyone. While registration is encouraged, it is not required. To register, interested individuals are encouraged to email DroneAcademy@tiffin.edu.
For further information about the TU Drone Academy and its initiatives, please visit tiffin.edu/academics/drone-academy/.