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Unmanned aircraft industry takes off in Alaska

...Act, the agency was tasked with choosing six UAV test sites across the country.UAF Geophysical Institute Director Greg Walker is pushing for Alaska to be one of the test sites and has said that given the state's areas of open airspace and potential...
Unmanned craft scans Interior landscape

...Wash. UAF purchased the plane last year. "This campaign was an ideal initial experiment for our operation," said Greg Walker, manager of the University of Alaska's Unmanned Aircraft Program and Poker Flat Research Range. "The application...

...Fairbanks. Wreckage from the rocket was spotted in the rocket range's impact zone in the White Mountains. Range manager Greg Walker would not give a specific location for the wreckage. Under normal conditions, the payload would have flown for 40...
University of Alaska tries out unmanned aircraft for possible use studying remote wildlife

ANCHORAGE - Greg Walker is looking to fly in places where blue sky and runways are in short supply. Walker is manager of the unmanned aircraft program...
Science Social

...Centennial Hall from 4:30 to 6 p.m. The social will have hands-on demonstrations and featured speakers, including Greg Walker, manager of the UA Unmanned Aircraft Program, Jason Amundson, an assistant professor of geophysics at UAS, and Jessica...
Drone helping Nome voyagers

...5-pound drone to provide a large picture of the ice in hopes of guiding the tanker as close to shore as possible, said Greg Walker, unmanned aircraft program manager for the University of Alaska Fairbanks' Geophysical Institute.The Healy, the...
Alaska looks to head testing of unmanned aircraft systems

...officials more clues about specific precautions and instruments the agency should require, said Poker Flat manager Greg Walker. "Our equipment to detect other aircraft is not FAA-approved because there's not a standard," Walker said...
Rocket launches to study aurora winds

...The aurora arcs do a lot of heating. That heating creates winds and they're trying to quantify those winds," said Greg Walker, manager at the Poker Flat Research Range, which is operated by UAF's Geophysical Institute under contract with...
Living a fantasy

...that from Tommy Lasorda." For some, hitting is a lost cause. Maybe it's the physics. White Sox hitting coach Greg Walker patiently works with any camper who asks for help. "It ain't as easy to hit a baseball as it looks," he said...


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