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Use Cases Flight testing, aircraft certification, and Wing team member training; leading to the first commercial drone delivery service in a major U.S. metro

Use Cases New Fort Worth facility serves as hub for autonomous middle-mile operations in Texas

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Use Cases Clevon, the Estonia-based leader in autonomous last-mile delivery vehicles opens their new Center of Excellence and North American HQ at the MIZ

Use Cases Strategic partnership deploying remote trucking operations for forklifts, yard trucks, and more at AllianceTexas

Use Cases Leading operator of intermodal, finished vehicle, and depot service terminals expands remote operations at the MIZ


Use Cases Manna, Irish drone delivery leader, enters U.S. market with deliveries to Hillwood residential communities within the MIZ

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Use Cases NASA Systems Integration and Operationalization (SIO) demonstration with Bell, testing ground-based surveillance systems for future radar systems serving drones & eVTOLs

Use Cases Pod delivery to Fort Worth, commencing autonomous R&D

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Use Cases Waabi brings their next generation of self-driving technology in long-haul trucking to the MIZ

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Use Cases North Texas cohort tests emerging Advanced Air Mobility technology at the MIZ, advancing next-generation air travel

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Use Cases Cummins Clean Fuel Technologies, an industry leader in renewable natural gas, expands its alternative fuel manufacturing operations at AllianceTexas

Use Cases North Texas' first point-to-point UAS package delivery demonstration, a 4.5-mile flight to Hillwood's Live-Smart residential community, Pecan Square

Use Cases MP Materials chooses AllianceTexas for first U.S. manufacturing facility, reshoring the rare earth magnetics supply chain and producing alloy and magnetics for EVs, drones, and more

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Use Cases Building a digital twin in logistics corridor at AllianceTexas to better understand flow of commerce creating efficiencies and optimization

Use Cases Strategic collaboration with BNSF Alliance Intermodal Facility, one of the largest industrial facilities in their network operating 1.3M container lifts in 2021 with 5K+ trucks per day

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Use Cases Ericsson Routes partners to provide connectivity predictions and ideal routes for autonomous vehicles at the MIZ

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Use Cases Hillwood forms strategic transportation research partnership with Texas A&M Transportation Institute (TTI)

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Use Cases Partnership to host the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) at the MIZ to further inform regulatory and law enforcement leaders on autonomous long-haul technology

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Use Cases Partner Perot Jain, a top venture capital firm, showcases new technologies with hands-on demonstration at the MIZ, providing more than capital to accelerate growth but collaboration and business connections

Use Cases Hillwood hosts mobility innovation summit in Fort Worth, convening the world’s top visionaries focused on the commercialization of advanced mobility technology throughout the supply chain

Welcome to the proving grounds.

Proving Grounds

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As technology advancement of Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) outpaces regulation, the establishment of the UAS Proving Grounds within the MIZ allows private- and public-stakeholders to accelerate the development and commercialization of UAS technologies and solutions while informing the future regulatory framework in suburban and urban settings.

The AllianceTexas Flight Test Center is currently operational and taking reservations, take a virtual tour. For more information, contact Christopher Ash, SVP of Aviation Business Development.

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Autonomous & Integrated Freight

Commercial AV technology is transforming freight transportation, driving cost savings and operational efficiency across the supply chain.

The MIZ is leading a set of AV freight use cases – from drayage to short-haul and long-haul to last-mile – to realize the value represented by end-to-end autonomy and integration.

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