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New Director of Syracuse Hancock Int’l Airport shares vision for a better airport

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by Nicole DeMentri SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)- There’s a new executive director in town and she is bringing dozens of new ideas to transform Syracuse Hancock International Airport into a destination. “I’ve worked at this job for so many years…I do this everyday and I know what I’m doing,” said Executive Director of Syracuse Hancock Christina Callahan.  For […]

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FILE - This March 12, 2014 file photo shows a drone landing after flying over the scene of an explosion that leveled two apartment buildings in East Harlem in New York. Brian Wilson, the owner, says he uses the aerial drone to document buildings, weddings and news events. The Federal Aviation Administration bars commercial use of drones no matter how seemingly benign. Officials say rules to address the special safety challenges associated with unmanned aircraft need to be in place before they can share the sky with manned aircraft and final regulations could be years away. But tempting technology and an eager marketplace are outrunning the aviation agency's best intentions. Photographers, real estate agents, moviemakers, and others are hurrying to embrace the technology. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)

Some Drone Experts Cautious about Federal Regulations

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Senator Charles Schumer called New York the “wild west of drones” on Sunday. He is pushing for federal regulations. Many experts are wary, though. “If you over-regulate, then you become overly restrictive,” Dr. Agamemnon Crassidis, Academic Director for NUAIR Alliance, said. “If you under-regulate, it could become a safety issue.” Crassidis organizes academic research for […]

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