Archive for drone america

Nevada Carries out 39-Mile UAV Delivery Test Beyond Line of Sight

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 24, 2017

Using a Drone America unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), a Nevada-based consortium has completed a long-distance UAV package delivery whose operation took place beyond the line of sight (BLOS) of the operator. In an urban environment near Walker Lake in western [Read More]

Nevada Team Goes Beyond Line of Sight with Cloud-Seeding Drone

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 17, 2017

Nevada’s unmanned cloud-seeding research team has realized another fundamental capability in its effort toward enhancing snowfall in mountainous regions of the West. On Feb. 15, the team completed a one-hour drone flight that took place beyond the visual line of [Read More]

Middle Schoolers Get Hands-On UAS Experience in Reno

Posted by Betsy Lillian on May 27, 2016

Through a partnership with Aerospace Learning Xperience (ALEX), Reno, Nev.-based unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) company Drone America recently hosted an aerospace day for a sixth grade class from St. Albert the Great Elementary School at ALEX’s facility in Stead, Nev. [Read More]

UAS Autonomously Conducts Cloud Seeding in Nevada Desert

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 25, 2016

As the first phase in a new industry-academic research partnership, a team comprising the Desert Research Institute (DRI), the environmental research arm of the Nevada System of Higher Education; Drone America; and AviSight has performed a test flight of a [Read More]