Blue Chip UAS, a drone services company whose Altus UAV is pictured here, struggled to secure new contracts and its business has been put on hold, the result of an evolving and highly competitive drone industry.
Blue Chip UAS, a drone services company whose Altus UAV is pictured here, struggled to secure new contracts and its business has been put on hold, the result of an evolving and highly competitive drone industry. Travis Heying File photo
Blue Chip UAS, a drone services company whose Altus UAV is pictured here, struggled to secure new contracts and its business has been put on hold, the result of an evolving and highly competitive drone industry. Travis Heying File photo

Drone business changes as Kansas tries to make state more attractive

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    McConnell Air Force Base held a ribbon cutting ceremony Monday to signify completing the preparation for the arrival of the KC-46A Pegusus. After three years, 16 projects, more than 23 million pounds of steel and $267 million, McConnell stands ready to accept the KC-46A and lead the way for the future of air refueling. (Video by Fernando Salazar/The Wichita Eagle/Oct. 16, 2017)