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Beyond Line of Sight Urban Package Delivery

Nevada-based Consortium using Drone America UAV Completes First Long-Distance Beyond Line of Sight Urban Package Delivery

Nevada-based Consortium using Drone America UAV Completes First Long-Distance Beyond Line of Sight Urban Package Delivery Nevada Team records longest Unmanned Aerial Package Delivery flight in the U.S. The Nevada Drone Industry set a new long-distance record for aerial package delivery flying a fixed-wing Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) under beyond line of sight conditions.  The backdrop was an urban environment…

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A Desert Oasis for Testing Big UAS

Arcturus UAV VTOL Jump-20 take-off

Mesquite, Nevada Is A Desert Oasis for Testing Big UAS The UAS (Unmanned Aerial Systems) industry includes a variety of aircraft and platforms necessary to accomplish a growing number of mission profiles and applications. There is a lot of interest in small (under 55 lbs.) platforms for commercial applications and for hobbyist, but there is also a growing demand for…

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Nevada drone institute sees broad horizons

Atlanta Hobby Phantom Drone

Nevada drone institute sees broad horizons with FAA rule Officials in Nevada say they see broad horizons for the unmanned aerial systems industry following the posting of federal aviation rules designed for small drone aircraft. Article Source: The Herald LAS VEGAS — Officials in Nevada say they see broad horizons for the unmanned aerial systems industry following the posting of federal…

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Deal would keep Nevada as a drone test site

Dr. Chris Walach of Nevada Institute for Autonomous Systems discusses the state's drone test flight program during an interview at his Las Vegas office, March 14, 2016.

This Deal Would Keep Nevada As A Drone Test Site Until 2020 Article Source: NICOLE RAZ via Las Vegas Review-Journal  Photo Credit: Keith Rogers/ Las Vegas Review-Journal Nevada is slated to be a designated Federal Aviation Administration drone test site until 2020 under terms of a proposed deal authorizing the FAA through September 2017. With less than 10 days before…

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Nevada establishes ties with NASA for drone business

Nevada establishes ties with NASA for drone business STEAD — Nevada and NASA announced Wednesday they are now partners in the drone business. Gov. Brian Sandoval and Frank Aguilera, deputy director of the Aerospace Systems Program at the NASA Ames Research Center in California, along with other officials, unveiled the new $400,000 NUANCE lab at Reno-Stead Airport north of Reno….

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Drone delivers package in residential area

Atlanta Hobby Phantom Drone

For first time, drone delivers package in residential area A drone has successfully delivered a package to a residential location in a small Nevada town in what its maker and the governor of the state said was the first fully autonomous urban drone delivery in the US. Flirtey CEO Matt Sweeney said the six-rotor drone flew about a half-mile along…

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Drone Airport is Now Up and Flying

Nevada Drone Airport is Now Up and Flying Aerodrome positions itself as hub of UAS industry Leadership at Aerodrome, a teaching airport and builder of a 50-acre drone airport in Boulder City, Nevada has confirmed that the site is intermittently operational. Construction on the site, a public and commercial airport for drones broke late last year and has made steady…

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Nevada’s Drone Danger

Source: John Potter, KTVN.com One of your favorite technology toys could be putting the lives of your loved ones, and the people who are trying to help them, on the line. Today (Tuesday), medical helicopter pilots issued a new warning: drones are putting them in danger. Matt Brown gets one of REMSA’s Care Flight helicopters ready for another day of saving…

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More drone flights at Nevada test site

Recent moves propel more drone flights at Nevada test site Eighteen months after its creation, Nevada’s drone test site is finally gaining momentum. After the Federal Aviation Administration broadened the state’s authority earlier this year, the site conducted more flights in one week than it had in all months prior. It now has a NASA contract and a service agreement with…

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