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Old MacDonald Had A Drone

June 21, 2017

In the past few years, drones have taken over the world, but they are far from toys, or a flash in the pan.

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Boeing Will Test Self-Flying Planes

June 20, 2017

Airplanes can already take off, cruise and land using onboard computers, but can they fly without the human touch? That’s what the world’s largest aircraft manufacturer will find out as...

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Drone Entrepreneurs Take Flight as Costs Fall and Money-Making Rises

June 17, 2017

There's never been a better time to go droning.

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Sky Full of Opportunities

June 14, 2017

Alpena Legislators view the Alpena Community College drone program in action and lead instructor Brian Dawson, media technician Gary Hollingsworth and Michigan Unmanned Aerial Systems Consortium CEO Jim Makowske were...

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These Drones Could Save Your Life Faster Than an Ambulance

June 13, 2017

Drones are increasingly being tested or used in a variety of settings, including to deliver retail goods to consumers in remote areas, search for lost hikers and help police monitor...

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Traffic Jam in the Skies: NASA Updates UTM Effort

June 10, 2017

There could be 7 million UAS vehicles flying in U.S. airspace by the year 2020, according to the FAA.

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NASA Making Strides at Central New York FAA Test Site

June 8, 2017

First time pilots will be flying four unmanned aircrafts out of their sight, whose paths could cross, at the same time.

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Blood from the Sky: Zipline’s Ambitious Medical Drone Delivery in Africa

June 8, 2017

In Rwanda, an early commercial test of unmanned aerial vehicles cuts a medical facility’s time to procure blood from four hours to 15 minutes.

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First-Of-Its Kind Drone Test Near Syracuse A 'Success'

June 8, 2017

NASA participated in a drone demonstration Wednesday at the Griffiss International Airport, which those involved in the test say was a milestone for their work and the future of the...

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Drone demonstration at Griffiss International Airport

June 8, 2017

Pilot Chuck Hereth of Sherrill operates one of the four drones, also called unmanned aerial vehicles or platforms, that were flying simultaneously during a demonstration at Griffiss International Airport on Wednesday.

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Drone Testing With NASA At Griffiss International Airport Reaches New Milestone

June 7, 2017

Cutting-edge drone testing is continuing at Griffiss International Airport in Rome.

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Drone Demonstration Shows Progress of Griffiss Research

June 7, 2017

Drone pilots at Griffiss International Airport flew four drones simultaneously for the first time Wednesday as part of NASA’s national campaign to further test and refine its unmanned aircraft systems...

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NASA Explains UAS Operation at New York UAS Test Site at Griffiss International Airport

June 6, 2017

In the next few years, millions of drones may be regularly flying over U.S. skies. We’re working with the Federal Aviation Administration and industry partners on developing a system for managing...

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Engineers Design Drones That Can Stay Aloft For Five Days

June 6, 2017

New design could provide communication support in disaster zones

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NASA Research Surge Could Bring Drones, Autonomous Technology to Cities Faster

June 6, 2017

The public and regulators alike are worried about the safety and reliability of technology like self-driving cars. Potential breakthroughs from the federal aerospace body could advance the industry.

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Why High-End Drones Are Half the Price They Were a Year Ago

June 2, 2017

The Consumer Technology Association projects drone sales will cross the $1 billion mark in 2017, Business Insider reported, while research group Gartner estimated global personal drone sales would grow from $1.7 billion to...

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Schumer And Gillibrand Announce $17 Million For Upstate Airports

May 31, 2017

Over $17 million in federal funding is headed to airports across Upstate New York for 36 critical infrastructure projects.

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Lockheed Launches a Flying Drone From a Swimming Drone

May 26, 2017

The Marlin MK2 autonomous underwater vehicle was able to launch a Vector Hawk, a small aerial drone, from the surface of the Narragansett Bay in Rhode Island. 

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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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UPCOMING | NASA UAS Technology Capability Level 2 Demo & Test

May 25, 2017

ROME, NY (5/23/17) - Pilots from the NUAIR Alliance test unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) in preparation for an upcoming Technology Capability Level (TCL) flight test demonstration in conjunction with NASA...

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FAA Gets Case Study With Drone Crash Inside MLB Stadium

May 25, 2017

The MLB itself prohibits anyone from flying drones over a stadium without prior approval. In addition, the Federal Aviation Administration restricts flight of any aircraft (including drones) below 3,000 feet within a three-mile...

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Unifly to Provide a UTM System to the US Drone Aerospace

May 25, 2017

As a partner in the NUAIR alliance, the New York based coalition of over 100 companies who collaborate in UAS test ranges along the East Coast, Unifly thinks expanding its...

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Drone Advocates Push for Automated Package Delivery

May 24, 2017

Companies are preparing to deliver packages to customers by drone or robot, industry representatives told a congressional subcommittee.

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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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Small Business, Small Drone - $100 Billion Defense Market Opportunity

May 20, 2017

A collaboration between U.S. Special Operations Command (SOCOM) and the National Defense Industry Association – gives companies large and small the chance to get their innovations in front of US...

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Charting the Course for Drones

May 16, 2017

More than 65 representatives from consulting, aerospace, engineering, insurance and imaging companies recently met with Syracuse Universityfaculty along with representatives from government and law enforcement agencies at the Syracuse Center of Excellence.

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How to Track Drone Traffic? NASA Uses This Mobile Command Center

May 16, 2017

One of the companies working on building the technology needed for this project is Gryphon Sensors, which demonstrated their Mobile Skylight sensor suite at Xponential.

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Belgian UAS Software Company Arrives in New York

May 15, 2017

Unifly, a Belgium-based provider of an unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) traffic management (UTM) platform, has opened its first office in the U.S. 

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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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Drones in Newsgathering: What to Keep in Mind for Safe, Legal Ops

May 15, 2017

Those who work in news and media have a specific set of challenges and concerns when it comes to drones.

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‘The world’s first drone jump’ is every skydiver’s dream

May 15, 2017

As the drone industry continues to grow, aerial enthusiasts are flying — and leaping — to new heights.

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New Drones Exhibit Has It All: Cool Tech, Games and Science

May 12, 2017

A new exhibit here at the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum, "Drones: Is the Sky the Limit?", is the first to explore the ongoing story of drones — their...

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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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Department of Homeland Security Flooded With Bids to Build Border Drones

May 11, 2017

DHS, through its Science and Technology Directorate, has so far awarded tech startups with more than $1 million, in packages of between $100,000 and $200,000, to develop portions of the...

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Air Force picks Raytheon, Saab Defense of DeWitt for $1.3B contract, adding 100 jobs

May 11, 2017

The Raytheon-Saab team will design and build the Three-Dimensional Expeditionary Long-Range Radar (3DELRR), or Three-Dealer, the next generation of long-range radars for the Air Force.

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From the Floor of XPONENTIAL: Microdrones® Welcomes Dr. Mohamed Mostafa to Team, Celebrates a Year of Success

May 10, 2017

 

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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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New High-Tech Drone Being Used by Cayuga Co. Deputies

May 10, 2017

The Sheriff's Office is using a new high-tech model it picked up back in November. Most recently the drone has captured stunning photos of flooding along Lake Ontario in the...