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A team from Nasa’s Ames Research Center, along with the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and other industry partners, has successfully conducted  ‘out-of-sight’ drone tests at Reno ... (Read More)
10-24-2016 NASA Awards Silent Falcon UAS Airworthiness Statement
Silent Falcon participated in a series of practice runs and one scenario in preparation for the actual UTM flight tests, which will take place in Reno ... (Read More)
As increased adoption of drones raise concerns about safety, tests at a small airport in Reno this week could bring more order to ... (Read More)
Drones are the way of the future, but one major factor is holding them back: they can only be used in line of sight. However, research happening at the Stead airport ... (Read More)
Nevada has been a hub for drone research and on Wednesday a big milestone was tested. Flying them beyond the line of sight. Flying five different drones ... (Read More)
10-19-2016 University of Nevada helps NASA in drone air traffic concepts
The University of Nevada, Reno collaborates with NASA to explore research concepts around air traffic control for drones. Their NUANCE lab ... (Read More)
10-19-2016 Silent Falcon UAS Technologies Granted Airworthiness Statement by NASA
The week of October 3, Silent Falcon participated in a series of practice runs and one scenario in preparation for the actual UTM flight tests taking place the week of October 17 in Reno ... (Read More)
10-17-2016 NASA air traffic control system for drones, manned aircraft gets test in Reno
A team from NASA will conduct a weeklong test of an air traffic control system it is developing for both drones and manned aircraft starting Tuesday at Reno-Stead Airport ... (Read More)
In mid-October NASA partners will fly five unmanned aircraft systems, commonly called drones, beyond visual line-of-sight of their human operators ... (Read More)
10-13-2016 NASA Plans First Beyond Visual Line-Of-Sight Drone Demonstration In Nevada
In mid-October NASA partners will fly five unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), commonly called drones, beyond visual line-of-sight of their operators ... (Read More)

10-13-2016 Media Invited to First Test of Multiple Drones Flying Beyond Line-of-Sight

Media are invited to watch the first test of NASA’s Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Traffic Management (UTM) research platform ... (Read More)
05-16-2016 Drones Over America - Nevada Test Site Flies the NASA National Campaign
The Nevada Institute for Autonomous Systems (NIAS) launched four Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs or drones) simultaneous on four different ... (Read More)
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)
03-25-2016 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)
03-25-2016 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)
02-29-2016 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)
02-13-2016 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)
01-28-2016 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)
01-18-2016 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)
06-30-2015 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)
06-03-2015 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)
06-01-2015 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)
05-21-2015 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)
03-11-2015 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)
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)