Salina is becoming known in the region as a hub of activity in an emerging industry. Unmanned Aircraft Systems technology was the focus of a two-day regional conference held in Salina at Tony’s Pizza Events Center.

Salina is poised for growth in aerospace, specifically drone training and research.

Rep. J.R. Claeys (R-Salina)

Claeys welcomed over 230 attendees from across the country to the UAS Tech Forum, developed by the UAS Cluster Initiative of Kansas and Oklahoma. He introduced First District Congressman, Roger Marshall, as well.