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Unmanned Aircraft Testing at New York UAS Test Site

July 26, 2017

The New York Griffiss UAS Test Site (Griffiss) has successfully completed a three-week national campaign in conjunction with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) to further test and refine...

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Central New York Company Creating System to Spot Potential Drone Threats

July 25, 2017

Central New York is quickly becoming a hub for all things drones, but as drones become part of our daily lives, questions have been raised about the safety and security...

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College Sees Big Opportunities in Drone Technology

July 18, 2017

Drone technology is already helping SUNY Cortland educate the next generation of geographers, sociologists and entrepreneurs.

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Walmart to Start Testing Delivery Drones at CNY Airport

July 14, 2017

Someday in the not too distant future, you may be sitting in your living room when a drone drops off a package you ordered from Walmart or Amazon or Google.

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Walmart To Launch Drone Delivery Test At Griffiss

July 13, 2017

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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Airport Expansion Shows Endless Possibilities at Griffiss

July 5, 2017

When Oneida County Aviation Commissioner Russell Stark asked for $600,000 from the Oneida County Legislature at last month’s meeting, it was to move Griffiss International Airport forward, again.

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Drones Provide Close-Up View of Water Tower Integrity

June 29, 2017

Bats, bugs and midnight bathers are among the hazards to water towers, the source of many people's drinking water in Missouri.

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MIT Has the Flying/Driving Drones You’re Looking For

June 29, 2017

Students of the Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) are developing robots that can maneuver on land and in the sky.

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What’s Proposed for Drones in This Year’s FAA Reauthorization Bills?

June 28, 2017

Both chambers of Congress recently proposed respective bills for the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) reauthorization, both of which contain important provisions on unmanned aircraft systems (UAS).

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Microdrones® md4-1000 UAV Added to Transport Canada’s List of Compliant Systems

June 27, 2017

One of only eight companies worldwide to earn this distinction, Microdrones’ accomplishment benefits clients across the globe – not just Canada.

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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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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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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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Drone Helps Rescue Dog in New York That Fell Down Gorge

May 24, 2017

History made using a drone to locate and help save a life, canine or human, for the first time in the park’s 110-year history.

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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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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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AUVSI Weighs In On UAS Registration

May 22, 2017

The Official Statement From AUVSI on U.S. Court of Appeals Decision on UAS Registration.

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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.