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28 Mar, 2017

KOLO 8 News – Drone America, Made in Nevada

2017-09-05T12:54:38+00:00 March 28th, 2017|

Posted: Mar 28, 2017On March 28, 2017 KOLO 8 News Now launched a new special series called "Made in Nevada".  The reports will air every other Tuesday during the 5:00 p.m. newscast.The first report is featuring a local startup called Drone America. The business sits in a warehouse south of the Reno-Tahoe International Airport [...]

22 Feb, 2017

Nevada-based Consortium using Drone America UAV Completes First Long-Distance Beyond Line of Sight Urban Package Delivery

2017-02-28T23:47:35+00:00 February 22nd, 2017|

Nevada Team records longest Unmanned Aerial Package Delivery flight in the U.S. Hawthorne, NV – The Nevada Drone Industry set a new long-distance record for aerial package delivery flying a fixed-wing Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) under beyond line of sight conditions.  The backdrop was an urban environment set among the scenic area of Walker Lake [...]

16 Feb, 2017

Drone America and DRI unmanned cloud-seeding realizes beyond visual line of sight

2017-03-01T00:07:19+00:00 February 16th, 2017|

RENO – Nevada’s unmanned cloud-seeding research team today realized another fundamental capability in its effort toward enhancing snowfall in mountainous regions of the West. Flown at Hawthorne Industrial Airport under Nevada UAS Test Sites Certificate of Authorization (COA) and led by the Desert Research Institute (DRI) flight operations node, the Drone America Savant™ unmanned aircraft [...]

2 Nov, 2016

Research Takes Flight with NV Energy Drone Pilot Program

2016-11-02T15:36:42+00:00 November 2nd, 2016|

RENO, Nev. – Nov. 1, 2016 - NV Energy announced today that with several partners, it has completed a drone pilot program to inspect, collect and analyze data on sections of its transmission and distribution lines. All of the flights were successfully conducted under visual line-of-sight (VLOS) conditions. The data collected was then incorporated into [...]

18 Oct, 2016

Drone America Receives EDAWN Award

2016-10-18T17:08:29+00:00 October 18th, 2016|

The Economic Development Authority of Western Nevada (EDAWN) presented Drone America with the Small Company of the Year award at the 5th Annual EDAWN Existing Industry Awards in Reno, Nevada. The award celebrates exemplary performance in sustainability, manufacturing, innovation, and community participation as well as an overall contribution to the region and State. This is the [...]

16 Sep, 2016

Drone America at Championship Air Races

2016-09-16T16:33:16+00:00 September 16th, 2016|

Drone America is participating at this year's Reno Air Races in the Drone Zone in partnership with the Aerospace Learning Experience (ALEX). The booth features two flight simulators and The Aviary drone cage, where flight goers and students can get hands on with drones and aviation basics. "We're excited about the opportunity we have to [...]

23 Jun, 2016

Unmanned cloud-seeding gains ejectable flare capabilities

2017-08-29T17:09:12+00:00 June 23rd, 2016|

Reno, NV, June 23, 2016– Unmanned aerial cloud-seeding reached a new milestone through the successful  integration and deployment of 14 ejectable cloud-seeding flares at low altitude. In several test passes, Drone America’s Savant™ sUAS aircraft deployed its silver-iodide cloud-seeding payload 75 feet over the Hawthorne Industrial Airport’s runway with direct supervision from local fire [...]

21 Jun, 2016

DOT and FAA Finalize Rules for Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems

2016-06-21T16:26:05+00:00 June 21st, 2016|

June 21, 2016- Today the Federal Aviation Administration announced their first operational plans for routine commercial use of small unmanned aircraft systems (UAS). The plans include updates to FAA airworthiness certification requirements, remote pilot in command and operation limits. For the complete release and info : VISIT FAA NEWS

18 May, 2016

Drone America and ALEX host Aerospace Day

2016-05-19T17:52:09+00:00 May 18th, 2016|

In an education partnership event with Aerospace Learning Xperience (ALEX), Drone America and ALEX hosted an aerospace day for a 6th grade class from St. Albert the Great Elementary School at the ALEX Facility in Stead, Nevada. The event featured flight simulations, hands-on drone flying with Drone America staff in their Aviary drone cage, and one-on-one [...]