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It can occur at three potential sites, Warm Springs, Pendleton and Tillamook.

 

Collins Hemingway who help prepare the proposal that was recently selected by the F-A-A, expects this to be a huge boon to the area.

 

"This new technology, unmanned aerial technology is a brand new field.  It's like being at Kitty Hawk in 1903 before the Wright Brothers and in Silicone Valley before the high tech boom.  Even if we don't see enormous job numbers, to be in on the ground floor for all kinds of new technologies."

 

Hemingway says search and rescue, firefighting and natural resource management are just a few of the industries that will benefit from drone testing.

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