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DJI Inspire drones are used to transport COVID-19 tests in NY
DJI Inspire drones are used to transport COVID-19 test kits between a hospital and a biotech lab in the state of New York. The project is the result of a partnership between Airspace Link and the city of Syracuse.
Stewart named as CEO of drone research center NUAIR at Griffiss Airport
Ken Stewart, former leader of a Drone Research division of General Electric, is named as CEO of the drone research center NUAIR at Griffiss International Airport in Rome, NY.
NY drone pilot finds lost pup that had been missing for over a week
A New York drone pilot used his unmanned aircraft to find a Golden Retriever pup that had been missing for over a week in a wooded area near Andes, NY.
COVID-19 test kits might be delivered by drone in Saratoga Springs, NY
The Saratoga Springs City Council approved a proposal from Big Rock Technologies, a finalist in the NATO Innovation COVID Challenge to make the city testing grounds for contactless delivery of COVID-19 test kits and medications by drone.
Walmart delivers first COVID-19 test kit by drone in New York
Recently Walmart launched a pilot program that uses drones to deliver COVID-19 test kits in Nevada. This week Walmart delivered the first COVID-19 test kit to a customer in New York.
Missing man found dead in Mansfield after aerial search with drones
On Sunday, First Responders found the body of a 20-year-old man who was reported missing on Saturday. The aerial search included drones and helicopters.
Cuomo welcomes back NY drone pilots from fighting wildfires
On Friday, Governor Andrew Cuomo welcomed home a team of New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Forest Rangers, staff, volunteers, and two drone pilots of the New York Air National Guard, who have been helping battle and contain wildland…
Using DJI Phantom drones to catch sharks off the Long Island coast
An article from the NY Times explains how local fishermen catch sharks with the use of DJI Phantom drones of the coast of Long Island, NY. Warmer, cleaner water in combination with reduced industrial fishing has brought back the bunker…
Jones Beach lifeguards with drone keep swimmers safe from feeding sharks over Labor Day Weekend
At Jones Beach in Long Island, NY, lifeguards equipped with a drone keep swimmers safe from feeding Thresher sharks over Labor Day Weekend. Just as beachgoers were starting to enjoy the waves, the lifeguards called for everybody to exit the…
Drone delays Yankees-Rays baseball game for five minutes
A drone delayed the Yankees-Rays baseball game for five minutes after the unmanned aircraft was spotted flying over Yankee stadium.
Damage to Rachel Ray’s mansion shown in drone photos
Damage to Rachel Ray’s upstate New York mansion shown in drone photos after a massive fire ripped through her home last Sunday.