Weeks after being designated by the Federal Governemnt as a "drone testing" site, several test flights have been conducted at a range at Texas A&M-Corpus Christi.
"We're looking at same range issues... we're also doign soem scientific data collection along the Guilf" said the school's Dr. David Bridges.
A number of students are also taking part in the program.
"In the mechanical engineering department, some of our students are working on the development of dynamic models. In order to control these vehicles, you need to know all the equations describing the behavior of these vehicles" said the school's Dr. Luis Garcia Carillo.