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’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]
Praxis Aerospace Concepts International Inc. (PACI) has been delegated mission command authority from the New York unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) test site, operated by Griffiss International Airport in Rome, N.Y. Founded in 2011, PACI is a service-disabled veteran-owned small business [Read More]
The convenience-store giant says the store-to-home delivery, done in coordination with Flirtey and the Nevada Institute for Autonomous Systems, certainly won’t be the last one it conducts.
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]
A fixed-wing unmanned aircraft system (UAS) has successfully tested a cloud-seeding payload during an experimental flight in Nevada. Flown at Hawthorne Industrial Airport under the state’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) test site designation, the Drone America [Read More]
In conjunction with an FAA test site, the hexacopter flew autonomously along a predetermined delivery route in an urban environment in Nevada.
The University of Nevada, Reno is holding a symposium on the uses of aerial robotics systems and autonomous vehicles for emergency first responders. The university says law enforcement agencies, search-and-rescue professionals, emergency-management personnel, drone manufacturers, students, researchers, and the general [Read More]