Northeast UAS Airspace Integration Research Alliance

Leading the research and deployment technologies
for safe UAS operations in the nation's airspace.

Category: UAS Innovation

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Special Edition of The Business Journals NEXTGEN II

May 25, 2017

Central New York and the Mohawk Valley hold great potential for the emerging drone industry through a collaborate effort to seize business opportunities and advance the future of aviation in...

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GENIUS NY 2.0 Now Accepting Applications From Startups Focused On Unmanned Systems

May 22, 2017

Companies will be working with some of the world leaders in unmanned systems​ located right here in Central New York.

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In the Future, We Will Paint By Drone

May 15, 2017

Finally, swarms of spray-painting drones can create street art.

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Researchers Testing Forecasting Drones to Observe Local Weather Changes

May 12, 2017

Researchers around the world are trying to improve how to predict weather coming into your area at a faster rate. Warning you of oncoming storms as early as possible can be crucial.

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Governor Cuomo Announces $5 Million GENIUS NY II Business Competiton Now Accepting Applications

May 10, 2017

The year-long business accelerator is seeking applications from entrepreneurs and early-stage businesses focused on unmanned systems, hardware, software and analytics.

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Don't Miss our Unmanned Traffic Management (UTM) Demo This Summer at Griffiss

May 10, 2017

Attend our Unmanned Traffic Management (UTM) Demo this summer at Griffiss International Airport and take your business to the next level! The NUAIR Alliance will showcase test range instrumentation enabling...

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Drone Delivery Report: Last-Mile Economics Make Drones Desirable

May 10, 2017

Drones will deliver products within the last-mile of the shipment route someday because the economics of last-mile delivery are so compelling that existing companies will have no choice but to...

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Flying Drones Beyond Line of Sight: How Can We Get There?

May 10, 2017

Drone operations taking place beyond the visual line of sight (BVLOS), though necessary in a number of commercial industries seeking to use unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) technology to its full...

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Gryphon Sensors Introduces First Operational Mobile UTM System

May 10, 2017

Mobile Skylight combines multiple technologies, including an array of self-contained sensors, to serve as a complete mobile command center.

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Watch | New York Leading Drone Revolution

May 8, 2017

The sky is the limit for economic development and innovation in New York State, a top-ranked home to scientists and engineers, STEM graduates and academic R&D funding.

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That's no balloon, it's a drone! Halo takes to the skies as latest trend in UAVs

May 6, 2017

A new wave of drones is being used to shoot footage used in movie and television production.

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NUAIR Expertise an Asset to Growing Market of UAS Customers

May 1, 2017

The Northeast UAS Airspace Integration Research Alliance (NUAIR) is a recognized industry leader in unmanned aircraft system (UAS) technology, applications development and safety.

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Lockheed Demos ‘Fury’ UAS in Long-Range Endurance Test Missions

April 27, 2017

Fury has logged more than 400 flight-test hours since May last year and the company increased flight tests and demonstrations during the second half of 2016.

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Keep Your Drone on a Leash

April 14, 2017

The New York City Fire Department, the largest in the country, recently used a UAV hardwire tether from the ground which provided continuous power and an uninterrupted video feed. 

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Stay Connected with NUAIR, Follow us on Social Media

April 13, 2017

Stay informed about unmanned aircraft testing and see how we are leading the next generation of aviation.

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Lockheed, Calspan, Air Force Conduct Manned-Unmanned Teaming Demo

April 10, 2017

Lockheed Martin‘s Skunk Works business, Calspan, the U.S. Air Force‘s Test Pilot School and the Air Force Research Laboratory have conducted a manned-unmanned teaming exercise in a push to help increase warfighters’ combat efficiency and effectiveness.

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MIT's New Software Teaches Anyone How To Make Their Own Drones

April 5, 2017

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology's (MIT) Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory has created a software that allows almost anyone create their own drones and test it virtually.

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NUAIR's First Large UAV Client Finds Mission with NOAA

April 4, 2017

In 2015, Aurora Flight Sciences became the first to fly a large unmanned fixed-wing aircraft at the New York UAS Test Site at Griffiss International Airport in Rome, New York.

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Interview with NUSTAR Founder Dr. Parimal Kopardekar, NASA

April 3, 2017

No single scientist has a more central role shaping the integrated airspace of the future than Parimal H. Kopardekar, principal investigator of the NASA UAS Traffic Management program.

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Michigan State University Drone Classes and Workshops

April 3, 2017

Many people think flying a drone and capturing images is easy. There’s little argument that the logistics around what it takes to get a drone in the air have come...

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Industry Leaders To Visit CNY To Explore NUSTAR Opportunity

April 1, 2017

NUSTAR calls for establishing a new testing center for drone safety, durability and cybersecurity based in Central New York and is part of a project to create a traffic control...

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Drone Use in Agriculture Expected to Grow Quickly

March 31, 2017

NUAIR Alliance partner Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) researchers are evaluating the diverse use of drone technology in agriculture.

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Watch "Syracuse University Students Test Drone Safety"

March 25, 2017

Syracuse University and Calspan Corporation used a sophisticated dummy with 13 high-tech sensors to measure the impact of a drone falling from the sky and landing on someone.

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NUAIR Partner MIT Just Made Drone Swarms Way Harder to Hack

March 20, 2017

A world of wifi controlled robots sounds like a dream until someone hacks the drone that’s picking up lunch and your Taco Bell goes to feed a hacker. 

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Syracuse Tech Garden company wins $1 million prize

March 17, 2017

In January, six start up companies from Syracuse and around the country were picked to set up in the Tech Garden downtown, each one vying for the million dollar grand prize.

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Drone company wins $1M grand prize in Genius NY business competition in Syracuse

March 16, 2017

AutoModality, whose technology allows drones to automatically conduct close-up inspections of bridges, buildings, power lines and other structures, has won the $1 million grand prize in the Genius NY business...

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Join the NUAIR Alliance at AUVSI XPONENTIAL 2017

March 7, 2017

Join the NUAIR Alliance at AUVSI Xponential 2017 MAY 8-11 Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center Dallas in Dallas, Texas as the largest global community of leaders in drones, intelligent robotics and unmanned systems will come together to shape...

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Central New York Leads Development Of Unmanned Aircraft Industry

March 1, 2017

NUAIR continues to play a critical role in supporting opportunities to position Central New York as a national leader in the future of unmanned systems and commercial aviation. 

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State Funds Six Syracuse University Drone Research Projects

February 14, 2017

The dream of making Central New York a hub for unmanned aerial systems (UAS) is coming together, thanks to state funding. Syracuse University is now working on six critical drone research...

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GENIUS NY Competition Selects Six Finalists

January 24, 2017

GENIUS NY, a business accelerator program at CenterState CEO’s Tech Garden, has introduced six finalist teams that have been selected to compete for the competition’s $2.75 million in prizes.

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NUAIR Helping NASA Drive Vision of Air Traffic Management for Drones

January 24, 2017

With  resources at its disposal, the central New York region is positioning itself as an unmanned aircraft industry hub.

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Central New York Drone Corridor Will Help Develop Unmanned Aircrafts

December 7, 2016

A 50-mile drone corridor from Rome to Syracuse will be the center of the burgeoning unmanned aircraft systems industry in central New York. 

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NY Works With NASA to Develop UAS Traffic Management System

November 17, 2016

The state of New York last week announced that it’s investing $30 million to develop a 50-mile flight traffic management system between Syracuse and Griffiss International Airport in Rome, one...

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These Self-Flying Helicopters Team Up to Fight Fires and Save Lives

November 17, 2016

Two Lockheed Martin helicopters, with help from a pair of drones, join forces to fight fires and save lives.

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Gov. Cuomo Announces $30 M, 50-mile CNY Corridor to Lure Drone Companies

November 10, 2016

The corridor will cost $30 million and run between Griffiss Air Force Base and Syracuse. It is expected to be completed in 2018.

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NY Betting $30 Million on Drone Industry in Syracuse

November 10, 2016

New York state is increasing its investment in the Syracuse area's future as a center for drone technology.

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Central New York: Where Innovation Takes Flight

November 7, 2016

Central New York,  a world leader in education, high tech and agriculture, has taken off as a center for unmanned aircraft.

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Watch Video | 2016 SDK Challenge Finale

October 18, 2016

The exciting 2016 DJI SDK Challenge finale took place at the New York UAS Test Site on Griffiss International Airport where ten finalist teams put their solutions to the test.

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Governor Cuomo Announces $4 Million GENIUS NY Competition Now Accepting Applications

June 14, 2016

Program Will Invest More Than $4 Million in Companies Focused on Unmanned Systems, Cross-Connected Platforms and Other Technology-based Sectors

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UAS Leaders Collaborate For Innovation at NUAIR Industry Days

September 23, 2015

The second annual NUAIR Alliance Industry Days brought together unmanned aerial systems (UAS) experts and speakers for a series of exhibits, flight demos, and discussions filled with the latest news...