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Luminati Aerospace

Luminati will bring defense aerospace industry back to Calverton — as it brings internet to remote regions of the world

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Luminati's ultralight aircraft, capable of perpetual flight — being developed to bring internet connectivity to unserved regions of the world — also has "obvious" military applications for intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance purposes. The company, now readying to move into a much larger facility at EPCAL, will seek defense contracts, its founder said.

Riverhead police: Two Florida men arrested on trespass charges for use of runway at Calverton Enterprise Park

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Police said the pair were arrested by the owner of Luminati Aerospace, which has the exclusive right to use and control the runway under an agreement it entered last year with the Town of Riverhead, which owns the site.

Engine trouble forces small plane to make emergency landing on EPCAL runway

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A 1947 Stinson 108 was forced to make an emergency landing on a runway at the former Grumman site in Calverton yesterday.
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84 Lumber will reopen on West Main Street, gets green light from ZBA

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The shuttered 84 Lumber, which has been closed since 2012, will reopen on West Main Street after it got the green light from the town zoning board of appeals last night.
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Luminati, welcome to Riverhead

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An open letter to Luminati Aerospace from South Jamesport resident Larry Simms on improvements the town should make to its draft runway use agreement with the aerospace company to better protect the town's interests.

Luminati ‘dream team’ makes pitch for runway at former Grumman site

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Aeronautical engineer Daniel Preston has plans to return the Long Island aerospace industry to its former place of glory from the Calverton site that was once its epicenter.
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Town board wrap: New alcohol policy, farm stand laws and mega-drone company coming to EPCAL

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A town alcohol policy was adopted yesterday, prohibiting alcohol at all events geared toward youth. The board also approved two controversial farm stand laws.

Skydive Long Island sold, owner retiring; purchaser is high-tech R&D company

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The new owner is developing high-altitude solar-powered communications drones, according to Town Supervisor Sean Walter.
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