Northeast UAS Airspace Integration Research Alliance

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

Eric Miller

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NUAIR and UTM Partners meet to discuss future of UTM Corridor

December 13, 2018
by Eric Miller

NUAIR Alliance Partners Meet to Establish Shared Roadmap for Further Developing UTM Corridor

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CNY Drones Newsletter Vol 2 No 1

January 9, 2018
by Eric Miller

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UTM: Opening Up the Airspace for Long-Distance Flights

December 31, 2017
by Eric Miller

For unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) to realize their full potential commercially, they must be able to undertake missions beyond the visual line of sight (BVLOS) of their operators.

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Flying High with UAS

October 9, 2017
by Eric Miller

Picture your business at the center of the world’s richest markets – a rising hub of the Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) industry, with investments in industry firsts including a state-of-the-art...

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NASA to Partner with Griffiss Airport on Drone Testing; Corridor Gets its First Test

September 28, 2017
by Eric Miller

The drone testing program out of Griffiss airport in Rome has an important new partner. NASA has agreed to gather information on testing and submit it to the FAA to...

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Gryphon Sensors Unveils Drone-Tracking System

August 2, 2017
by Eric Miller

Gryphon Sensors, a company of SRC Inc. in Cicero, has developed a mobile unmanned traffic-management (UTM) system called mobile skylight.


Will a drone save your life? The answer is coming sooner than you think

July 17, 2017
by Eric Miller

The uses for unmanned aerial vehicles in agriculture are now more abundant than ever. From checking cattle to studying crop yields, the use of drones by many in agriculture is...

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Walmart To Launch Drone Delivery Test At Griffiss

July 13, 2017
by Eric Miller

In the world of drone delivery, Walmart would like to start offering this as a delivery option. Walmart is launching drone testing at Griffiss in Rome.

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White House Aims to Speed U.S. Drone, Wireless Technologies

June 21, 2017
by Eric Miller

The White House is bringing together drone makers, wireless companies and venture capitalists on Thursday to look at ways government can help speed new technologies to the marketplace.

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Drone Racing Championships are Here

June 20, 2017
by Eric Miller

A couple of years back from now, it was difficult to guess if drone racing would become a game as big as other conventional sport, anytime soon.

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Sky Full of Opportunities

June 14, 2017
by Eric Miller

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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Growing a Startup in Syracuse

June 14, 2017
by Eric Miller

Join us to hear the startup success story of local entrepreneur Mac Cummings, CEO and Cofounder of Terakeet, including insight on getting started, raising capital, managing growth and adopting to change.

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WWE Teams Up With Formula 1 Owner to Back Drone Racing League

June 13, 2017
by Eric Miller

The New York-based sports company, which officially launched in January 2016,amassed more than $20 million in venture capital funding as part of a Series B round.

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

May 22, 2017
by Eric Miller

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

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Visit us at AUVSI XPONENTIAL Booth 621

May 9, 2017
by Eric Miller

The NUAIR Alliance joins the largest global community of leaders in drones, intelligent robotics and unmanned systems coming together to shape the future of our industry.

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NUAIR Expertise an Asset to Growing Market of UAS Customers

May 1, 2017
by Eric Miller

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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Vision 2020: Unmanned aerial system program advances

April 27, 2017
by Eric Miller

County Executive Anthony Picente Jr. updated the initiative Wednesday, promoting Mohawk Valley Community College’s unmanned aerial systems degree program and moving the program forward to focus on transportation.

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Lots of Buzz: How a Brooklyn Drone Flying Service Took Off

April 17, 2017
by Eric Miller

For as much as $30,000 a day, Aerobo flies missions for moviemakers, media giants and big business

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NUSTAR Advisory Committee | The Next Step

April 12, 2017
by Eric Miller

Academic, government and unmanned aerial systems (UAS) industry leaders from across the country will meet at the Syracuse Center of Excellence this month to discuss plans to construct the NUSTAR...

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SU Project Tests Impact of Drones Falling on People

March 24, 2017
by Eric Miller

A Syracuse University led project is looking at the impact of a small drone failure falling from the sky and landing on someone using a sophisticated dummy with 13 sensors.

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Army Drafts CNY Company to Counter Rising Threat of Enemy Drones

February 23, 2017
by Eric Miller

SRC Inc. of Cicero has developed several counter-drone systems, including Silent Archer shown in this artist's rendering.

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The FAA's New Drone Rules Are Effective Today

August 30, 2016
by Eric Miller

The Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) new comprehensive regulations go into effect today for routine non-recreational use of small unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) – more popularly known as “drones.”

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AutoModality wins the 2016 DJI SDK Challenge

August 28, 2016
by Eric Miller

Competing as Team Autero, AutoModality placed 1st in the fully autonomous Search and Rescue themed challenge.


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

June 14, 2016
by Eric Miller

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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Breaking New Ground Between Man and Machine

September 15, 2015
by Eric Miller

Aurora Flight Sciences made history over Central New York this summer flying multiple unmanned flights of its Centaur optionally piloted aircraft (OPA) from Griffiss International Airport in Rome.

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Optionally Piloted Aircraft Takes Flight Over Central New York

June 24, 2015
by Eric Miller

Aurora Flight Sciences announced today that from June 12‐15, 2015 the company’s Centaur optionally piloted aircraft (OPA) flew multiple unmanned flights from Griffiss International Airport in Rome, New York.

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FAA Allows Test Sites to Fly UAS Below 200 Feet

June 4, 2015
by Eric Miller

Today, the Griffiss International Airport and the Northeast UAS Airspace Integration Research Alliance (NUAIR Alliance) announced that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has released new regulations for flying Unmanned Aircraft...

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NUAIR Alliance Explores UAS Agricultural Applications

May 15, 2015
by Eric Miller

The demand for analyzing agriculture from a bird’s-eye view is changing the way American farmers prepare, plant and manage their crops.