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

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...

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

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....

Praxis Aerospace Notches Milestone With N.Y. UAS Test Site

Praxis Aerospace Concepts International Inc. (PACI) has been delegated mission command authority from the New York unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) test site, operated by...

Unmanned Aircraft Go Up 12,000 Feet to Study Black Carbon Aerosols

Using a fleet of unmanned aircraft (UAS) with specialized instrumentation, researchers from Nevada’s Desert Research Institute (DRI) are discovering insights into how black carbon...

7-Eleven Uses Flirtey Drone to Deliver Food to Reno Resident

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.

Middle Schoolers Get Hands-On UAS Experience in Reno

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...

Fixed-Wing UAS Performs Cloud Seeding in Nevada

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...

Flirtey Carries out UAS Package Delivery in Residential Area

In conjunction with an FAA test site, the hexacopter flew autonomously along a predetermined delivery route in an urban environment in Nevada.

University of Nevada, Reno Holding Symposium on UAS in Emergency Response

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...

U.S. Senator Highlights Test Site Reauthorization as Legislative Priority

U.S. Sen. Dean Heller, R-Nev., is highlighting the importance of the proposed reauthorization - in the Senate’s FAA Reauthorization Act of 2016 - of...

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