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Schumer fought to reauthorize UAS test site for drones at Gr…

Local business and elected leaders often say that the future of the Mohawk Valley’s prosperity rests heavily in three high-tech areas: nanotechnology, cybersecurity and drones.  But a key part of the regional drone infrastructure — the New York Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Test Site at Griffiss International Airport in Rome …

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Northern Plains UAS Test Site leverages Vantis, Grand Sky

 The Northern Plains UAS Test Site (NPUASTS) is preparing to support statewide emergency response efforts following Gov. Doug Burgum’s emergency declaration for spring flooding. The NPUASTS administers Vantis, North Dakota’s statewide unmanned aircraft system (UAS) beyond visual line of site network at the Grand Sky Business Park near Grand Forks. The NPUASTS …

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New York UAS test site granted new civil flight authority

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. recently announced that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has granted the New York Uncrewed Aircraft Systems (UAS) Test Site at Griffiss International Airport new civil authority to advance the research, development, and commercialization of UAS (drone) operations. The test site can now operate …

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uAvionix completes complex demonstrations at UAS Test Site

uAvionix recently completed a complex demonstration of its SkyLine Command and Control (C2) management service in which multiple Uncrewed Aircraft Systems (UAS) were being controlled from the cloud-based C2 platform, while each of the aircraft was connected to SkyLine by multiple simultaneous links to multiple terrestrial radios.  The demonstration was …

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So many drones and aircraft swarmed the site of Kobe Bryant’…

drone flying in blue sky Óscar J.Barroso/Europa Press/Getty The Federal Aviation Administration closed the airspace surrounding the area where the Sikorsky S-76 helicopter carrying Kobe Bryant crashed. The crash killed Bryant and eight other passengers, including his daughter Gianna “Gigi” Bryant. News, rescue, and law-enforcement helicopters are a common sight …

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