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Feb 22, 2019, 07:54 ET FAA-designated Nevada UAS Test Site Selected for 2019 NASA Unmanned Traffic Management Capstone Operation

On 15 February 2019, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) publicly announced the State of Nevada as an award recipient for the...


Jan 15, 2019, 09:26 ET State of Nevada Unmanned Aircraft System Test Site Selected for Milestone DOT / FAA UAS Traffic Management Pilot Program

On 14 January 2019, Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao addressed attendees to the Transportation Research Board (TRB) 98th Annual...


Aug 29, 2018, 15:55 ET The State of Nevada Signs Historic Autonomous Systems Letter of Intent with Poland and the European Union's Largest Coking Material Mining Group

The Nevada Institute for Autonomous Systems (NIAS – an FAA-designated UAS Test Site) announced today they have signed a Letter of Intent with the...


Jul 31, 2018, 14:00 ET Nevada launches Drone Center of Excellence for Public Safety to mitigate rogue drone airspace incursions

The Nevada Institute for Autonomous Systems (NIAS) today announced the launch of the Nevada Drone Center of Excellence for Public Safety (NDCOE). The ...


Mar 26, 2018, 02:00 ET NASA UTM Program Completes TCL 3 Testing at the FAA-Designated Nevada UAS Test Site

The Nevada Institute for Autonomous Systems (NIAS), who manages the Nevada UAS Test Sites, and its NASA Unmanned Traffic Management (UTM) partners...


Oct 17, 2017, 17:59 ET Drone Demonstrations for First Responders to Take Place at Nevada Institute of Autonomous Systems (NIAS) October 25th in Conjunction with Commercial UAV Expo

Drone demonstrations for first responders will take place in conjunction with Commercial UAV Expo on October 25th at the Henderson Unmanned Vehicle...


Aug 29, 2017, 13:11 ET NIAS Coordinating Unmanned Aircraft System Demonstration Flights for InterDrone Participants and Industry Professionals

In collaboration with InterDrone the Nevada Institute for Autonomous Systems (NIAS), Nevada State College (NSC) and the City of Henderson are...


Aug 23, 2017, 08:00 ET Nevada UAS Test Site tests Advanced Artificially Intelligent Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) with Microsoft Researchers

The Nevada Governor's Office of Economic Development (GOED) and the Nevada Institute for Autonomous Systems (NIAS) has teamed up with Microsoft's...


Jul 18, 2017, 12:46 ET NIAS and SkyOp Partner on Drone Workforce Development Training Program

The FAA-Designated Nevada UAS Test Site and the Nevada Institute for Autonomous Systems (NIAS) have entered into a partnership with New York based...


Jun 05, 2017, 20:04 ET NIAS and NASA test the Next Phase of NASA's UAS Traffic Management System

Reno-Stead Test Range -- On May 25, 2017, the FAA-designated Nevada UAS Test Site and its NASA Partners flew five different Unmanned Aerial Vehicles...


May 10, 2017, 17:20 ET Record Set for Longest DRONE Urban Package Delivery in the U.S.

A new record has been set in long-distance drone delivery. On May 5, 2017, a Nevada UAS Consortium (Team Roadrunner) set the record flying a...


Feb 22, 2017, 20:29 ET Nevada-based Consortium using Drone America UAV Completes First Long-Distance Beyond Line of Sight Urban Package Delivery

The Nevada Drone Industry set a new long-distance record for aerial package delivery flying a fixed-wing Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) under beyond...


Feb 15, 2017, 12:19 ET Mesquite, Nevada - A Desert Oasis for Testing Big UAS

The UAS (Unmanned Aerial Systems) industry includes a variety of aircraft and platforms necessary to accomplish a growing number of mission profiles...


Dec 14, 2016, 11:06 ET 2016 TAAC Conference Panel to include Dr. Chris Walach from NIAS

UAS TAAC Conference 2016 -- On Wednesday December 14th, Dr. Chris Walach, Director of the FAA-designated Nevada UAS Test Site, will join other...


Nov 22, 2016, 09:39 ET Nevada UAS Test Site Leads Groundbreaking FAA UAS Detection at Airports Pathfinder Program Air Operation

The Counter Unmanned Aerial Systems (cUAS) industry is gaining momentum as the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) opens up the sky to public and...


Nov 07, 2016, 01:11 ET Nevada Institute for Autonomous Systems (NIAS) supports NASA UTM program

UTM Convention 2016 On Wednesday November 9th, Dr. Chris Walach, Director of Operations for Unmanned Aviation with the Nevada Institute for...