UAS Latest News

Four autonomous unmanned aircraft flew simultaneously on pre-determined flight paths at the Reno-Stead Airport using software developed at ... (Read More)
A long percolating joint venture between the University of Nevada, Reno and NASA officially took off on Wednesday with the unveiling of a new drone ... (Read More)
03-25-16 The First Urban Drone Delivery Just Happened In Nevada
Hawthorne, Nevada isn’t known for much. The town of roughly 3,000 sits on the western edge of the state, near an Army ammunition depot, and ... (Read More)
03-25-16 Autonomous Cloud Seeding Aircraft Successfully Tested in Nevada
A team of Nevada scientists and unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) engineers have successfully flight tested the first-ever autonomous cloud seeding ... (Read More)
The first-ever symposium on the uses of aerial robotics systems and autonomous vehicles for emergency first responders is being hosted by the ... (Read More)
02-29-16 Project unites DRI and Drone America
A team of Nevada scientists and unmanned aircraft systems engineers have successfully flight tested the first-ever autonomous cloud seeding ... (Read More)
02-13-16 UAS Project to Increase Snowpack in Nevada Mountains
A new industry-academic research partnership will bring together Nevada’s top atmospheric scientists and leading unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) ... (Read More)
01-28-16 UAS Collaboration Aims at Increasing Snowpack in Nevada Mountains
Using unmanned aerial systems (UAS) to increase snowpack in the Lake Tahoe region of Nevada will be part of a weather modification research project ... (Read More)
01-18-16 Drone Research flies in northern Nevada
Engineers from the University of Nevada, Reno and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration next month will begin doing as many as ... (Read More)
06-30-15 GOED Seeks Input on Nevada UAS Test Site Effort
Through the Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED), the State of Nevada is promoting the state as the destination for the Unmanned ... (Read More)
06-03-15 CNBC: Nevada Workforce Identified as Economic Draw
Nevada’s economic recovery has been highlighted in an article published by CNBC. The article, which heralds the Tesla move to Nevada as telltale sign ... (Read More)
06-01-15 Betting on a Future of Flying
Progress in drone technology has made them smaller, cheaper, and easily accessible.  What’s lagging behind are FAA guidelines to ... (Read More)
05-21-15 FAA Streamlines COAs for UAS Test Sites
The Federal Aviation Administration has made it simpler for the six unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) test sites to conduct research by giving them ... (Read More)
03-11-15 LVRJ; Aviation Industry Tax Break Bill Heads to NV Senate
A bill designed to give lift to Nevada’s aviation industry cleared its first legislative pylon Tuesday with passage by a Senate committee.  Senate Bill ... (Read More)
09-02-2014 UNR to Conduct Drone Research with Australian Company
Flirtey, an Australian firm that uses drones to deliver textbooks to customers, announced today it is partnering with the University of Nevada, Reno to ... (Read More)
The Economic Development Authority of Western Nevada (EDAWN) announced today that Ashima Devices, a Pasadena-based company known for ... (Read More)
The State of Nevada has received approval from the FAA through an official "Certificate of Authorization" (COA) to begin testing of a UAS application ... (Read More)
Cloud seeding may be the next frontier for Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS), more commonly known as drones, with potential global implications... (Read More)
Rapp to lead Business Development for Unmanned Aerial Systems at Reno-Stead Airport. Lt. Col. Warren Rapp, who was raised in Reno, has been selected... (Read More)
New U.S. Army contract funds initial phase of development of innovative autonomous aerial system... (Read More)
When the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) finalizes the regulations on commercial drones, as it is expected to do by end of 2015, an entirely new... (Read More)
The face of aviation is changing across the United States. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) today announced that Nevada has been selected... (Read More)
Contact us for information on locating your UAV Business at Reno-Stead Airport. Tina Iftiger, Vice President of Economic Development at tiftiger@... (Read More)
The Federal Aviation Administration announced six states on Monday that will develop test sites for drones, a critical next step for the march of the... (Read More)
University of Nevada, Reno partners with industry, state to enhance education, research and outreach in support of unmanned aerial system development... (Read More)