• Fearless Flight

    Accelerating the safe, effective application of UAS technology

  • UAS Excellence

    Customized solutions for safe, productive operations

  • Smart Standards

    Shaping rules and industry standards related to UAS technology

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The University of Maryland UAS Test Site is a leading research and operations facility led by experts in military and civilian aviation, engineering, and project management. 

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Test site experts leverage decades of experience and cutting-edge technology to accelerate the safe, responsible application of UAS in public and private industries.

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44181 Airport Road, California, MD 20619
Phone: 301-862-7824 | Fax: 301-866-1964
Email: TonyP@umd.edu



Test site experts and facilities support the application of UAS in a wide range of fields, including those below.

News / Jul 21, 2017

The next round of flight testing is slated for the fall.

News / Jul 17, 2017

Her project could help in search and rescue missions.

News / May 8, 2017

The high school senior hopes to get a degree in aerospace engineering before joining the Navy. 

News / Mar 15, 2017

Applicants are reviewed on a rolling basis every spring.

News / Mar 3, 2017

Coverage focuses on first civil unammaned aerial deliver of medical cargo in Maryland.

News / Feb 14, 2017

The project marks the first time a UAS Test Site operator has flown using only instrumentation and cameras.