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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Historic Agreement Signed

Ehang 184

Historic Agreement Signed Between GOED, NIAS & EHANG to Advance UAS Research & Develepment Article and Photo Source: Ehang LAS VEGAS, N.V. May 26, 2016 – The Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) and the Nevada Institute for Autonomous Systems (NIAS) have executed a historic teaming agreement with EHang, Inc., a technological innovation company specializing in Research & Development, manufacturing, and…

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Unmanned cloud-seeding aircraft takes flight in Nevada

DRI Unmanned Cloud Seeding Aircraft Test Flight

Unmanned cloud-seeding aircraft takes flight in Nevada RENO – For the first time in aviation history, a fixed-wing unmanned aircraft has successfully tested a cloud-seeding payload during an experimental flight in Nevada. Flown at Hawthorne Industrial Airport under the state’s FAA (Federal Aviation Administration) Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Test Site designation, the Drone America Savant™ aircraft reached an altitude of 400…

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