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Mike Hertzendorf Named NUAIR President and CEO

Hertzendorf to lead advancement of New York’s 50-mile UAS corridor and safe integration of unmanned aircraft (SYRACUSE, NY) – NUAIR has named Michael J. Hertzendorf as its new president and CEO. Hertzendorf previously served as NUAIR’s interim CEO, and since 2018, as its chief of staff. In this role, Hertzendorf will continue to lead the…

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NUAIR Alliance Announces Partnership with Unifly

Strategic Partnership Complements “CNY Rising” – The Region’s Comprehensive Strategy to Re- vitalize Communities and Grow the Economy Syracuse, NY – The Northeast UAS Airspace Integration Research Alliance (NUAIR Alliance) and Griffiss International Airport announced today a new partnership with Unifly, a European company with a unique software application that enables unmanned traffic management (UTM)…

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Governor Cuomo Announces Partners to Develop Drone Corridor in Central New York

Multi-Million Dollar Corridor Creates Unparalleled Drone Testing Capability Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that the state-supported Northeast UAS Airspace Integration Research Alliance has selected key partners in the development of New York’s unmanned aircraft system traffic management corridor in Central New York. The corridor, which runs from Central New York to the Mohawk Valley, is the…

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NUAIR Alliance and AiRXOS Collaborate on Unmanned Testing and Rating Initiative

The Northeast UAS Airspace Integration Research Alliance (NUAIR) and AiRXOS, a GE venture, announced a strategic initiative that will enhance drone safety and security over Central New York. The AiRXOS/NUAIR collaboration represents a progressive next step in the CenterState New York region’s goal to become a global hub for the UAS industry. Combining NUAIR’s new…

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Drone Delivery Canada Completes Successful Test In New York

“An active runway with large aircraft, helicopters, and general aviation aircraft is the latest advancement to our operations team airspace integration efforts and a progression from the knowledge learned during DDC’s Moosonee operations, which remain ongoing. We are pleased to report 100 percent success rate with all our test flights and look forward to our…

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NUAIR CEO Sees Great Opportunities For CNY Drone Sector

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) – A former top FAA drone official is just starting his new role heading up Central New York’s unmanned aircraft program. Major General Marke “Hoot” Gibson, formerly Senior Advisor on Unmanned Aircraft System Integration at the FAA, is the new CEO of NUAIR. At the FAA, Gibson worked closely with NUAIR which…

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