Mohawk Valley Chamber of Commerce http://wrvo.org en N.Y. drone testing coalition still needs $1.2 million in funding http://wrvo.org/post/ny-drone-testing-coalition-still-needs-12-million-funding <p></p><p>There was no federal funding attached to the <a href="http://innovationtrail.org/post/new-york-wins-federal-drone-testing-site-designation" target="_blank">Federal Aviation Administration’s designation of upstate New York as a drone research site</a>, but the coalition that will run the testing needs money to begin operations itself.</p><p>The coalition that won the bid just before the New Year, known as NUAIR, will be based at the former Griffiss Air Force Base in Rome. The research lab there is upgrading a former hanger to house drones and equipment.</p> Wed, 05 Feb 2014 10:59:00 +0000 Ryan Delaney 50870 at http://wrvo.org N.Y. drone testing coalition still needs $1.2 million in funding Utica's continued growth fuels chamber of commerce's name change http://wrvo.org/post/uticas-continued-growth-fuels-chamber-commerces-name-change <p></p> Mon, 03 Feb 2014 12:43:52 +0000 Gino Geruntino 50797 at http://wrvo.org Utica's continued growth fuels chamber of commerce's name change