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GCC checking feasibility of drone program on campus


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IRONWOOD - Gogebic Community College faculty hosted Brian Dawson, a retired Air Force pilot and drone program instructor at Alpena Community College, Thursday.

Dawson and Ryon List, dean of instruction, spent the morning in meetings with school officials to discuss the feasibility of starting a drone licensing program at GCC. List said the drone program at Alpena is part of a Workforce Development program and if instituted at GCC, would be designed to fill needs in the community for drone operators.

Dawson said the machines are mostly self-flying...

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