Fearless Flight Facility (F3)

The Clark School’s Fearless Flight Facility is unique in the flight-restricted Washington, D.C., region as the only outdoor drone testing facility. It covers nearly as much ground as a football field with a net ceiling 50 feet high. This facility allows testing that otherwise could not take place on campus in the areas of in the areas of flight control, sensing, autonomy, collaboration, and counter-UAS. It also serves as a nexus between local Clark School labs and UMD’s Unmanned Aircraft Systems Test Site in St. Mary’s County.