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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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New York advances drone industry with testing corridor

ROME — Envisioning a day when millions of drones will buzz around delivering packages, watching crops or inspecting pipelines, a coalition is creating an airspace corridor in upstate New York where traffic management systems will be developed and unmanned aircraft can undergo safety and performance testing. The unmanned aircraft traffic management corridor, jump-started by a…

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Unmanned Aerial Systems are on the Rise in New York State

The emergence of unmanned aerial systems (UAS) technologies is expected to be the next great evolution of civil aviation not only in the United States, but also around the world. With an industrial heritage rooted in aerospace and sensing systems, Central New York and the Mohawk Valley regions are leading the way with the development…

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First Part of 50-Mile Central New York Drone Air Corridor Launched

Rome, N.Y. — Officials on Thursday launched what they touted as the first air corridor in the nation where unmanned aerial vehicles can safely fly beyond line of sight for testing and development. The Northeast UAS Airspace Integration Research Alliance, or Nuair, officially activated the corridor by flying a manned aircraft and a small drone…

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