Osage Nation Begins Construction of the Windshape State-of-the-Art Testing Facility at Skyway36

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Drone Port Press Release

Tulsa, OK | May 22, 2024 – Osage Nation’s Skyway36 Droneport and Technology Innovation Center proudly announces the commencement of construction of WindShape’s cutting-edge unmanned aerospace (UAS) testing facility. Spanning an impressive 19,000 square feet, this facility marks a significant milestone in WindShape's commitment to revolutionizing emerging aerospace technology through advanced research, development, testing, inspection, certification and validation processes.

"The commencement of construction for our state-of-the-art testing facility at Skyway36 marks a pivotal moment for WindShape," remarked Nicolas Bosson, Chief Operating Officer at WindShape. " With the support of Osage Nation, Osage LLC and other partners, we are enthusiastic about the possibilities that lie ahead and are poised to further elevate our research and development to set new benchmarks for performance, safety, and reliability in the emerging aerospace industry."

Upon completion, WindShape will become an important part of the Skyway36 Droneport and Technology Innovation Center. Skyway36 is a unique UAS testing center, strategically situated within Osage Nation, less than 5 miles from downtown Tulsa and 10 miles from Tulsa International Airport. It is the primary access point to Skyway Range, the Beyond-Visual-Line-of-Sight UAS flight test range of 1,200 square miles built in partnership with Osage LLC, Oklahoma State University and Tulsa Innovation Labs.

“The construction of the WindShape testing facility at Skyway36 represents just the beginning of our vision for the development of this area. We’d like to thank WindShape’s leadership for seeing the promise and opportunities at Skyway36 and look forward to the future. This facility will undoubtedly be a significant asset, not only for advancing drone technology but also for fostering economic growth and innovation within our community,” said Russell Goff, CEO of Osage, LLC.

“The Osage Nation sees immense promise in the emerging aerospace industry, and WindShape's presence at Skyway36 signifies the start of great things for both the company and our Nation, “said Chief Standing Bear, Principal Chief of the Osage Nation. “This partnership reflects our commitment to embracing innovation and creating opportunities that benefit our citizens and we look forward to witnessing the positive impact of this collaboration unfold.”

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