Report: Allegiant Air Forced to Make 77 Unexpected LandingsA newspaper investigation has found that Allegiant Air's planes are four times as likely to break down in flight as those operated by other major U.S. airlines.
FAA Cites Allegiant Air for 'Minor' Infractions After AuditThe Federal Aviation Administration has cited Allegiant Air for a series of minor procedural infractions discovered during a three-month audit.
Nevada Drone Institute Sees Broad Horizons with FAA RuleOfficials in Nevada say they see broad horizons for the unmanned aerial systems industry following the recent posting of federal aviation rules designed for small drone aircraft.
Private Jet Hits Parked Van at McCarran AirportAuthorities say no one was injured and commercial flights weren't affected when a private jet being moved for maintenance collided with a parked van in a work area at McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas.
Nevada Program Tests Flying Drones to Sniff Out RadiationIf there's ever a radiological catastrophe in the U.S. like the 2011 Fukushima disaster in Japan, the stewards of the former national nuclear weapons proving ground in Nevada expect to be ready to deploy remote-controlled drones to check for contamination.
Pilot Killed in Lincoln County Helicopter Crash IdentifiedA pilot killed in the crash of a kit-built helicopter at a remote Nevada dry lake bed has been identified as a 58-year-old Utah man with an aircraft operating license.
Pilot Dead in Lincoln County 1-Seat Helicopter CrashAuthorities say a pilot is dead after the crash of a small single-seat helicopter in a remote Nevada canyon about 75 miles north of Las Vegas.
Records: Vegas Stunt Planes Company Had Safety ConcernsBefore a recent stunt plane crash killed an instructor pilot and student passenger, records show that federal authorities had noted multiple safety issues on similar acrobatic flights offered by a Las Vegas tourism company that allows paying customers — even those without any previous flight experience — to fly and control planes.
Vegas Airport Reopens Longest Runway After 5-Month OverhaulThe longest runway at the Las Vegas airport has reopened after a nearly five-month overhaul.
Close Calls For Drone, Helicopter Crashes
1 Injured After Helicopter Engine Fails
Nevada Behind In Commercial Drone Use