Federal Aviation Administration

U.S. Air And Marine Predator Drones Launch For Missions Overlooking U.S.-Mexico Border

Close Calls For Drone, Helicopter Crashes

LAS VEGAS (AP) — As more residents begin to fly drones, the Federal Aviation Administration has found that manned aircraft have been having close calls in Las Vegas. According to an analysis of FAA data since […]

CBS Las Vegas–08/25/2015


1 Injured After Helicopter Engine Fails

LAS VEGAS (AP) — One person was hurt after a helicopter on a practice flight with an engine power failure simulation made a hard landing in Las Vegas after the aircraft’s engine actually failed. The Federal Aviation […]

CBS Las Vegas–08/18/2015

U.S. Air And Marine Predator Drones Launch For Missions Overlooking U.S.-Mexico Border

Nevada Behind In Commercial Drone Use

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Federal records show that the number of Nevada companies approved to fly drones lags far behind states like California and Arizona. Six Nevada companies are allowed to fly commercial drones, compared to […]

CBS Las Vegas–08/05/2015

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FAA Chief Promising Nevada Meeting On Drone Aircraft Rules

The head of the Federal Aviation Administration says a meeting about proposed drone aircraft rules and regulations will be held in Nevada by the end of the year.


Allegiant Airlines file photo

Allegiant Faces $260,000 Fine By FAA

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas-based Allegiant Air, LLC faces a fine of more than $260,000 for an alleged offense related to drug and alcohol testing. The Federal Aviation Administration said Friday that it is proposing […]

CBS Las Vegas–05/29/2015

Air traffic control tower under construction at McCarran International Airport. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Costly Delay For New Airport Control Tower

Authorities say a construction error will delay completion of a $99 million Federal Aviation Administration tower at McCarran International Airport, and could cost millions of dollars to fix.


ScanEagle drone / photo courtesy Boeing

Drone Testing To Begin In Nevada

First flight set for summer


(photo: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Federal Grants To Help Rural Nevada Airports

Harry Reid makes multi-million dollar announcement


File photo of a helicopter. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)

FAA: Utah Helicopter Company Broke Drug Test Rules

Federal officials are proposing a $55,000 fine against a Utah helicopter tour company accused of violating drug and alcohol testing regulations.


An aerial picture of the Grand Canyon in Arizona taken on July 1, 2013 from around 30,000 feet. (credit:  JOE KLAMAR/AFP/Getty Images)

FAA To Allow More Air Tours At Grand Canyon

Air tour operators that use aircraft with quiet technology will be able to fly more people over the Grand Canyon.