Drones could land at Niagara Falls air base

Nov 10, 2012

There could be a new mission in the works for the Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station.

US Air Force officials have mentioned the possibility of locating a fleet of drones at the base. Details regarding the plan remain elusive, but the concept is getting support from Representative Kathy Hochul and Senator Charles Schumer.

A C-130 at the Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station
Credit WBFO File Photo / WBFO News

It remains to be seen what this proposal could mean for the base's fleet of C-130 cargo planes and its staffing numbers.