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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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Michigan Department of Natural Resources Reminds Drone Operators of Wildfire Flight Restrictions

May 23, 2017

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources is reminding drone, and other unmanned aircraft system, operators that state laws restrict drone use at the scenes of wildfires in Michigan.

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Unmanned Experts Teams With AirShark In Ground-Breaking Aerial Bridge Inspection

May 18, 2017

The New York, Susquehanna and Western Railway (NYSW), also known as the ‘Susquehanna,’ was formed in 1881 with the task of hauling coal from the Pennsylvanian Northern coalfield to the...

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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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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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Ready to Talk Business at AUVSI XPONENTIAL 2017 in Dallas, TX

May 9, 2017

Staff from New York State, Centerstate CEO and the NUAIR Alliance are on hand to answer questions about the unique business opportunities our region offers. 

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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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How Drones Are Saving Lives at Industrial Jobsites

April 24, 2017

Seeking better ways to inspect jobsites and identify potential hazards before they become dangerous, many companies are increasingly turning to drones and drone mapping to improve overall safety for their workers.

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Michigan Technological University Designs Drone Rescue Prototype

April 23, 2017

With Great Lakes drownings spiking, rescuers look to education, technology

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The Police Foundation: Tips for Agencies Bringing sUAS on Board

April 20, 2017

The Police Foundation has released a new infographic suited for law enforcement agencies looking to establish a program for small unmanned aircraft systems (sUAS).

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Using Drones to Collect Life-Saving Information in Emergency Management

April 20, 2017

Drones at an emergency scene can transmit information to people in leadership positions, allowing them to make important decisions without risking the lives of first responders.

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From Horse-Mounted Troopers to Drones and Cyber-Security Units

April 19, 2017

Michigan State Police celebrates 100th birthday, the MSP's transformation has been astounding. It's about helping people and keeping people safe.

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How to Make it in the Industrial Drone Inspections Biz

April 19, 2017

The first advice is to be safe  –  that’s the most important thing  –  or you’ll end up without a company! Second, you need to diversify. Third, work closely with authorities.

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FESSA 2209 – A Way Forward: The Beginnings of a Solution

April 14, 2017

Industry insider Travis Moran speaks on issues related to the FAA Reauthorization in particular to section 2209 and how this significant legislation could be the key for BVLOS.

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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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Griffiss Ground Zero for New Drone Testing Corridor

April 5, 2017

Over the past few years, Griffiss International Airport has become home to some of the most advanced developments in drone technology in the country.

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Drone Safety App Downloaded Over 200,000 Times

March 31, 2017

B4UFLY is an easy-to-use smartphone app that helps unmanned aircraft operators determine whether there are any restrictions or requirements in effect at the location where they want to fly.

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Fly Safe: Prevent Loss of Control Accidents

March 30, 2017

The FAA and industry are working together to prevent Loss of Control (LOC) accidents and save lives. You can help make a difference by joining our #FlySafe campaign

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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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New FAA Report Confirms Admirable Safety Record Of Consumer Drones

February 23, 2017

The Drone Manufacturers Alliance, the organization representing manufacturers of the majority of civilian drones, is pleased to see the FAA’s latest report on drone sightings once again confirms that unmanned aircraft systems...

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Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association Welcomes Drone Pilots

February 21, 2017

Since AOPA was founded in 1939, aviation has gone through many changes, and the advent of drones has been among the most dramatic.

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Central New York and Mohawk Valley to Host 2016 UTM Convention

June 9, 2016

Leveraging the success of last year’s inaugural event hosted by NASA at the Ames Research Center in Mountain View, Calif., UTM Convention 2016 will be held Nov.

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Know Before You Fly: Safe, Responsible and Legal Drone Operation

October 15, 2015

Unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), or drones as they are often called, are increasingly available online and on store shelves.

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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...