In the Media

11Oct, 2016

Tahoe Daily features story on cloud seeding

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Tahoe Quarterly wrote an article showing the benefits of cloud seeding and the upcoming technologies that will be used in the program, such as using drones. View Article

16May, 2016

World’s first successful unmanned fixed-wing cloud-seeding test

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RENO – For the first time in aviation history, a fixed-wing unmanned aircraft has successfully tested a cloud-seeding payload during an experimental flight in Nevada. Flown at Hawthorne Industrial Airport under the state’s FAA [...]

29Feb, 2016

Discovery Channel Canada: Daily Planet

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Discovery Channel Canada featured Drone America in a segment about autonomous cloud seeding on Feb. 26, 2016. As the first phase in a new industry-academic research partnership between the Desert Research Institute (DRI), Drone America, [...]

24Feb, 2016

Channel 4: Cloud Seeding Feature

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Reno-based KRNV Channel 4 News did a segment on the cloud seeding research partnership between Drone America, DRI and Avisight. The unmanned flight test was the first of its kind. As the first phase in [...]

18Feb, 2015

Channel 4: FAA proposed regulations promote safety

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Drone America was interviewed by local news station KRNV NEWS 4 for a story concerning the new Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) proposal to potential limit small UAV's by weight, altitude and certification to name a few. [...]

18Dec, 2014

KOLO 8: Cops Partner With Drone Maker

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Local news station KOLO 8 covered Drone America and local law enforcement agencies perusing to get a regional program passed to use UAVs for Search and Rescue and emergency response missions in the area. FULL [...]

18Dec, 2014

KRNV NEWS 4: Drone could be used to help in Washoe County

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Local station KRNV NEWS 4 wrote about the uses of Drone America's UAV technology within a proposed regional program that would allow UAVs to assist with Search and Rescue missions. FULL STORY

16Apr, 2014

News 4 Reno: Future of Drones

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Drone America was part of a news segment by News 4 Reno about Nevada's future with Drone technology. News 4 Reno Story  

16Apr, 2014

News 4 Reno: Drones Protecting Wildlife

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Drone America was featured on a segment on News 4 Reno about protecting wildlife using it's technology. Full Story

1Mar, 2014

RGJ Blog: Aerospace industry expected to be key force in Northern Nevada’s future

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The Reno Gazette-Journal wrote about the Aerospace industry's potential impact on Nevada local economy after an FAA decision to have Nevada host a test site. Mike Richards President and CEO of Drone America was interviewed [...]

14Feb, 2014

8 News Now: Nevada Drone Testing Sites Prepare to Launch

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8 News Now sat down with Drone America's President and CEO Mike Richards for a interview about Nevada's feature in the Drone business. Full Story by 8 News Now 8 News NOW

19Dec, 2013

NPR: FAA to pick drone sites

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Mike Richards, President and CEO of Drone America , was interviewed for an NPR story (via KUNR). The story encompasses the FAA deciding on several test sites in the U.S. NPR Story  

8Dec, 2013

LVRJ:Nevada Gov. visits Drone America

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The Las Vegas Review-Journal was one of several media outlets that visited Drone America to cover a visit by Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval. Governor Brian Sandoval toured the Reno-based company, talking about potential applications with [...]