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Upcoming Events
InterDrone 2017

InterDrone 2017

  • Date:
    September 6-8, 2017
  • Time:
    All Day
  • Location:
    Rio Hotel - Las Vegas, NV.
Commercial UAV Expo

Commercial UAV Expo

  • Date:
    October 24-26, 2017
  • Time:
    All Day
  • Location:
    The Westgate Resort Las Vegas, NV.
FAA UAS Symposium

FAA UAS Symposium

  • Date:
    March 27-29, 2017
  • Time:
    All Day
  • Location:
    Hyatt Regency Reston, VA.
Latest News
NIAS and SkyOp Partner on Drone Workforce Development Training Program

NIAS and SkyOp Partner on Drone Workforce Development Training Program

Las Vegas, N.V. (July 18, 2017) - The FAA-Designated Nevada UAS Test Site and the Nevada Institute for Autonomous Systems (NIAS) have entered into a partnership with New York based training and education provider, SkyOp LLC, to offer drone training programs and courseware to the West Coast. Las Vegas will serve as the West Coast affiliate training center to proactively prepare and train the next generation of the workforce to answer future demand for highly specialized drone-enabled employment opportunities.

NASA Drones, Drone Package Delivery Tested In Reno

NASA Drones, Drone Package Delivery Tested in Reno

June 22, 2017 by Kristy Totten NASA doesn't have a space center in Nevada, but the agency is doing work here. https://knpr.org/knpr/2017-06/nasa-drones-drone-package-delivery-tested-reno

NIAS and NASA Test the Next Phase of its UAS Traffic Management System

NIAS and NASA Test the Next Phase of its UAS Traffic Management System

Reno-Stead Test Range, Reno, N.V. (June 5, 2017) – On May 25, 2017, the FAA-designated Nevada UAS Test Site and its NASA Partners flew five different Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs or drones) demonstrating multiple operational scenarios, including parachute initiated emergency supply deliveries and aerial survey operations. In addition to flying the specific NASA Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) Traffic Management (UTM) missions, the UAVs were flown beyond the pilot’s visual line of sight. This was accomplished using strategically placed visual observers (VO) and sophisticated Command and control (C2), communication, detect, and avoid technologies.