Aerospace & Defense

A Drone Takes Off in UCSD's 'Aerodrome'

Constructed in 2017, the “Aerodrome” at UC San Diego is a research facility provided by the university’s Contextual Robotics Institute . The Aerodrome enables controlled, outdoor research with unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). Watch a clip of a test flight, as UCSD researchers work through initial flight parameters for a custom-built hexacopter.