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As a trusted and credible service provider, NUAIR is ushering in the next generation of uncrewed aircraft systems (UAS) and advanced air mobility (AAM) solutions for the safety, societal, and economic benefit of New York State and beyond.

In 2011, CenterState CEO, in collaboration with CNY Defense Alliance and sensor industry leaders SRC Inc., Saab Sensis Corp. and Lockheed Martin, assembled the expertise and resources to found NUAIR. Later joined by Mohawk Valley EDGE and MassDevelopment, the organizations successfully collaborated to respond to the UAS Test Site opportunity created by Congress in 2012, resulting in the creation and designation of the New York UAS Test Site at Griffiss International Airport in Rome, NY. New York became home to one of just seven FAA-designated UAS Test Sites in the country.

NUAIR continues to work in collaboration with these regional economic development agencies and other industry partners to support the UAS industry and advance UAS-related economic development opportunities for the region, actively pursuing business attraction leads to bring firms and jobs to the region.

NUAIR is a New York nonprofit, 501 (c) organization

Holding the nonprofit status allows NUAIR to reinvest into its people, develop intellectual property, enhance R&D projects and initiatives and sets NUAIR apart. We carefully monitor administrative overhead to ensure control, and transparency — Financial Statements