50-Mile Drone Driveway Receives First Approval from FAA

The Federal Aviation Administration has approved the first segment of a 50-mile drone corridor between Syracuse and Rome, New York.

The approval allows drones to fly beyond visual line of sight within an 8-by-4-mile section of airspace between Griffiss International Airport and the New York State Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Services’ State Preparedness Training Center in Oriskany.

State officials said they expect the approval to open the door to FAA approval of additional sections of the 50-miles corridor in 2020 …


Governing.com | Nov. 9, 2019

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