Nevada Institute For
Autonomous Systems

View Our Services
SCROLL
UAV & Commercial Drone Test Site in Nevada | NIAS

New Blog Post

GROWING THE UNMANNED SYSTEMS INDUSTRY
More About NIAS
Upcoming Events
UAS Integration in the NAS (UAS-NAS) Systems Integration and Operationalization (SIO) Demonstration

UAS Integration in the NAS (UAS-NAS) Systems Integration and Operationalization (SIO) Demonstration

  • Date:
    November 30, 2017
  • Time:
    All Day
  • Location:
    Kimpton Hotel Palomar, 1047 5th Avenue, San Diego, CA. 92101
CES 2018

CES 2018

  • Date:
    January 9-12, 2018
  • Time:
    All day
  • Location:
    Las Vegas, NV.
Unmanned Aircraft Systems East For Defense and Government

Unmanned Aircraft Systems East For Defense and Government

  • Date:
    November 7-8, 2017
  • Time:
    All Day
  • Location:
    Washington, DC
NIAS Blog
GOED Announces Nevada to Pursue New FAA Drone Program

GOED Announces Nevada to Pursue New FAA Drone Program

LAS VEGAS (Dec. 6, 2017) – The State of Nevada announced today it completed the first step for applying to participate in the Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) Integration Pilot Program (IPP).

What Landmarks are Restricted for Drone Flight

What Landmarks are Restricted for Drone Flight

Commercial drone pilots are expected to know the drone flight restrictions that pertain to the area they are operating in. This is a constantly changing landscape, and all pilots should keep their information up-to-date to avoid potential fines and liability. The most recent of these restrictions prevents unmanned aerial system flights around specific national landmarks.

FAA Participating Facilities in LAANC Initial Prototype Evaluation

FAA Participating Facilities in LAANC Initial Prototype Evaluation

The Federal Aviation Administration is looking to streamline the application process for commercial drone operators looking to fly within restricted airspace. The regional roll-out of the new Low Altitude Authorization and Notification Capability system reduces the approval time from several months to near instantaneously. This is a huge change from the ponderous, manual approval system in use at the vast majority of airports in the country.