The recently announced drone testing sites at Hancock Airbase in Syracuse and Griffiss Airbase in Rome could have some ‘high flying’ numbers in terms of jobs and revenue eleven years from now. Senator Chuck Schumer came to Syracuse University’s Manley Field House today to unveil the first company that will be a client of NU-AIR of Syracuse which was recently awarded one of six test sites for commercial drones nationwide.
New York City based Flyterra will be making a landing, pending F-A-A clearance. Schumer thinks the Unmanned Aerial Systems or U-A-S industry has a promising future.
“Without any question. They’re going to change the way people do business and they’re going to create millions of jobs. create millions of jobs.”