NUAIR unveils NY-Quebec AAM corridor development project
The operational footprint and activity range of drone development organization, Northeast UAS Airspace Integration Research Alliance (NUAIR), is set to get considerably larger through its participation in a new US-Canadian consortium aiming to create what it calls “the first international advanced air mobility (AAM) corridor” between New York and Quebec.
As DroneDJ reported when word of the plan arose last month, NUAIR said it had begun working with Quebec-based vertiport infrastructure design, construction, and management company Vports to study the feasibility of establishing an AAM corridor between Syracuse International Airport and Quebec. That effort bore fruit this week with the two groups officially launching a consortium to fulfill that objective with a handful of other partners from both countries.
In making the announcement, NUAIR said the project will begin test flights of AAM electric takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft for planned…