Northeast UAS Airspace Integration Research Alliance

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



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January 9, 2019

Indemnis Parachute For DJI Drones Meets Stringent New Safety Standard

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NUAIR and UTM Partners meet to discuss future of UTM Corridor

December 13, 2018
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NUAIR Alliance Partners Meet to Establish Shared Roadmap for Further Developing UTM Corridor

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NUAIR Alliance Announces Partnership with Unifly

August 27, 2018

Strategic Partnership Complements “CNY Rising” – The Region’s Comprehensive Strategy to Revitalize Communities and Grow the Economy

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NUAIR, AIRXOS Collaborate on Unmanned Testing & Rating Initiative

May 7, 2018
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Governor Cuomo Announces Partners to Develop Drone Corridor in Central New York

May 1, 2018
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The Multi-Million Dollar Corridor Creates Unparalleled Drone Testing Capability

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NUAIR Alliance Announces New Chief Technology Officer

March 1, 2018
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Andy Thurling

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CNY Business Journal

February 6, 2018
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Weekly Edition | Vol. 32 | No. 5 | February 5, 2018

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CNY Drones Newsletter

February 6, 2018

Central New York’s Drone Community Info Hub Promoting STEM Education & Safety Awareness

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NUAIR Alliance Pilots to Train New York State Police on Drone Operations

February 1, 2018

State Police members who will operate the UAS will undergo 32 hours of hands-on training with the systems and be Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) certified by Northeast UAS Airspace Integration...

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2018 Economic Forecast for CenterState New York

January 30, 2018

CenterState CEO is pleased to present its 2018 Economic Forecast report for CenterState New York. The Economic Forecast report is a source of strategic insight on regional, state and national...

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AutoModality Awarded Competitive Grant from the National Science Foundation

January 29, 2018

Last year’s winner of GENIUS NY, announced today that it has been awarded a National Science Foundation (NSF) Small Business Innovation Research grant for $225,000 to conduct research and development...

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Gov Cuomo Deploys First State Police Aerial Drone Systems

January 11, 2018

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the launch of the new State Police Unmanned Aerial System program, which will be used to support law enforcement missions, including disaster response and...

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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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Six New Teams Announced for Second Round of GENIUS NY

December 15, 2017

During the Innovation Celebration event last night six new teams were announced as finalists for the second round of the GENIUS NY program.

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NUAIR Alliance Announces New CEO

October 18, 2017

SYRACUSE, NY – The NUAIR Alliance has hired Major General Marke F. “Hoot” Gibson (ret) as its new Chief Executive Officer (CEO).

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Central New York: Where UAS Takes Flight

October 10, 2017

Unmanned systems is a game-changing technology, and the major players are in Central New York.

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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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The Drone Age

October 6, 2017

Upstate NY surges into the lead in a national effort to commercialize the use of Unmanned Aircraft Systems in U.S. airspace.

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CNY Drones – Central New York's Drone Community Promoting STEM Education & Safety Awareness

October 3, 2017

Check out the Rig Rescue - STEM-based Team Drone Competition for ages 11+ and other upcoming events


New York Agency Touts Progress Using Drones For Conservation, Emergency Response Work

October 2, 2017

Officials with the New York Department of Environmental Conservation are touting their efforts to use drones as a part of their environmental management and emergency response efforts.

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First Part of 50-Mile Central New York Drone Air Corridor Launched

September 29, 2017

Officials on Thursday launched what they touted as the first air corridor in the nation where unmanned aerial vehicles can safely fly beyond line of sight for testing and development.

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New York’s Drone Superhighway Officially Launches

September 29, 2017

Showcasing technology that could help usher in the era of commercial drones, the first phase of New York’s 50-mile long drone test corridor took place Thursday at Griffiss International Airport...

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New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Sends Drones to Puerto Rico

September 28, 2017

The agency's team will help with natural disaster relief, recovery and more.

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Gryphon Sensors Introduces Mobile Skylight

September 28, 2017

Gryphon Sensors showed off it's Mobile Skylight vehicle Thursday at Griffiss International Airport that can coordinate the efforts of multiple drones in a search and rescue operation–or shut out drones...

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CNY Company Fights Dangerous Risk of Drone Hacking

September 28, 2017

During a demonstration of the completion of Phase 1 for the small unmanned aircraft corridor starting at Griffiss International Airport Thursday, Assured Information Security (AIS) out of Rome demonstrated the...

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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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Drones & Healthcare | Page 16

September 15, 2017

The integration of drones into medicine is just beginning. The practical ability to deliver blood and medications quickly and more economically to remote areas like the Amazon, Africa, and rural...

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SRC hiring 80 new employees as drone defense business takes off

August 31, 2017

SRC Inc., headquartered on Round Pond Road in Cicero, says it will likely double its workforce in the next five years.

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Racing Drone Donated to STEM Group

August 22, 2017

SwellPro, manufacturer of the water-proof Mariner drone and Splash Pro drone, recently joined the CNY Drones list of sponsors with the donation of a Swift 2 Racing Drone and transmitter.

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GENIUS NY Presents Drones Over Downtown.

August 15, 2017

See how Central New York companies use drones and fly one yourself.

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Airspace Integration: How Commercial Drone Operators Can Play A Role And Affect Change

August 7, 2017

One year after the Small UAS Rule (Part 107) took effect lawmakers and commercial drone operators are still learning to share the National Airspace and integrate drones to their fullest potential.

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Amazon Is Thinking About Building Mobile Drone Stations On Trains, Vans, And Boats

August 6, 2017

Amazon is heavily investing in drones, and one day hopes to use the unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) to revolutionise deliveries.

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Hybrid Drones Carry Heavier Payloads For Greater Distances

August 4, 2017

Coming to market this fall, the hybrid drones could help make drone package-delivery a reality, and enhance capabilities for crop imaging, military surveillance, emergency response, and remote infrastructure inspection, among...

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Startup Soars With LEGO Drones

August 3, 2017

Learning opportunities abound. Builders gain insight into the aerodynamics of the drone’s fan, the electromechanics necessary to control a motor, and flight basics including balance and feedback.

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How to get One Million Dollars for your Drone Startup Idea

August 2, 2017

Genius NY director, Jon Parry, brings Jimmy Halliday, Aviation Director at AutoModality, and Sasi Viswanathan, co-founder of Akrobotix—both Genius NY portfolio companies—to the Commercial Drones FM podcast.


University of Michigan to Build $800K Outdoor Drone Test Lab

August 2, 2017

Expansion coming to its drone-testing facilities with the addition of a four-story netted enclosure where students and researchers can operate drones with fewer Federal Aviation Administration compliance requirements.

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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.

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NUAIR Selects Bousquet Holstein as its Corporate General Counsel

August 1, 2017

Bousquet Holstein will assist NUAIR with its efforts to develop and implement the UAS secure autonomous flight environment (U-SAFE) initiative, the law firm said in a news release.


Two Months Left to Apply for GENIUS NY 2.0

August 1, 2017

Applications for GENIUS NY 2.0 are due in exactly 2 months. Complete step 1 of the application (quick and easy) and you're one step closer to the $1 million grand...